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In the race among companies to bring self-driving cars to market and take the lead in this specialized area, the San Francisco Business Times (SFBT) reported in their May 11 issue that companies are ready to hire, but the skills needed are hard to find.
However, many of those who are qualified to work in the industry are coming from Oakland University.
“I am very proud of our students and their accomplishments,” said Louay M. Chamra, Dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science. “The article cites that about 1.75 percent of all engineering jobs in this field are being filled by Oakland University graduates. It may not seem like a big number, but it puts us among the top five schools placing graduates in this field.” Read the rest of this entry »
The Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC), which provides an opportunity for engineers from around the world to compete with their uniquely-designed unmanned vehicles, will return June 2-5 to Oakland University.
“For 25 years, IGVC has challenged university and college student teams to a world-class design and systems engineering experience that is at the very cutting edge of engineering education,” said KaC Cheok, Ph.D., co-chairman and co-founder of IGVC, OU engineering professor and Oakland Robotics Association adviser. Read the rest of this entry »
Oakland University student Malek Jaradi has turned a lifelong passion for electrical engineering and technology into a once-in-a-lifetime experience with Continental, a leading international automotive supplier.
The Macomb Township resident recently learned that he has been selected to participate in the company’s highly-competitive DRIVE Automotive Graduate Program, which provides insight into the specific work fields and structures of the company’ automotive divisions over a 24-month period. Read the rest of this entry »
We are our choices and what we think.” This is one of Sue Jarvis’s favorite quotes, and it rings true through her 29 year old business, Aristocat Limousine. 29 years ago, on October 28, 1987, Sue made the choice to purchase an eight passenger 1982 Cadillac limousine. That choice threw her into the world of chauffeured transportation, an industry she saw an opportunity in with its stricter drinking and driving laws, and lack of options for corporate clients. From that day forward, the business grew and transformed, built on smart choices and a solid business knowledge. Read the rest of this entry »