Tag Archives: Technology

  1. Macomb-OU Incubator offers new cybersecurity class

    Oakland University’s Macomb-OU Inc. has launched a program aimed at helping Macomb County teachers learn best practices in cybersecurity education, an area that has become more important as technology-related data and security threats increase.

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  2. ICONMA Launches New Website for Digital Solutions

    In a step towards delineating its IT solutions and services, ICONMA launched its new website; www.iconmadigital.com. The site is designated to specifically capture, and exclusively communicate, its IT offerings to technology decision makers across industry verticals, and features a fresh, intuitive layout.

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  3. Oakland University’s ISE Department featured in new PLM book

    The efforts of Oakland University’s Industrial Systems and Engineering (ISE) Department to integrate Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) concepts, techniques and tools into its curriculum are highlighted in Product Lifecycle Management (Volume 4): The Case Studies — the latest book by Dr. John Stark, an internationally recognized expert on PLM.

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  4. Oakland University to host 27th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition

    From June 7-10, Oakland University will host the 27th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC), which provides an opportunity for engineers and computer scientists from around the world to compete with their uniquely-designed autonomous unmanned ground vehicles (UGV).

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  5. Oakland University research team’s work earns recognition in leading scientific journal

    Dr. Wei Zhang and a team of researchers from the Department of Physics at Oakland University (OU), along with collaborators at Argonne National Laboratory (Lemont, IL) and Fudan University (Shanghai), have discovered a new “control knob” for tuning material’s properties that paves the way for more energy-efficient electronic devices like hard disk drives. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. Feeling the beat: OU INC, Mobilization Zone help Oakland County inventor launch BackBeat

    Feeling the beat: OU INC, Mobilization Zone help Oakland County inventor launch BackBeat — a wearable subwoofer that turns the sound musicians make into vibrations they can feel

    With support from OU INC, a Smartzone Business Accelerator located on the campus of Oakland University, and the OU Mobilization Zone, Novi resident Yerko Sepulveda has taken his idea for a wearable, portable rumble pack and practice amp for bassists from concept to commercialization. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Plex Systems Appoints Bill Berutti Chief Executive Officer

    20-year cloud and enterprise software veteran with experience scaling technology companies to lead Plex

    TROY, Mich., December 3, 2018 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud MES and ERP for manufacturing, today named Bill Berutti its chief executive officer and a member of its board of directors. Berutti has spent the last two decades in cloud and enterprise software leading global, high-growth businesses. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. Plex Systems Wins Ninth Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Award

    Plex Systems Wins Ninth Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Award
    Honor recognizes Plex’s commitment to workplace excellence

    TROY, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 – Plex Systems, the leader in cloud ERP and MES for manufacturing, today announced it has been named a 2018 Top Workplaces winner by The Detroit Free Press. Winners were selected based solely on anonymous employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. The survey measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution and connection. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Online Video Ad Platform Waymark Seeks User Testing Partners

    Detroit startup launches new online store and is eager to share product. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. A ‘Big Idea’ – OU professors get NSF grant for collaborative project to develop Arctic soil emissions sensor

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made a two-year, $294,536 award to two Oakland University chemistry faculty, Professor Xiangqun Zeng and Assistant Professor Ziming Yang for the development of a low-cost, low-power multimodal sensor that will help researchers address the challenges of measuring carbon dioxide and methane emissions across the Arctic soil over time, as well as their environmental and economic impacts on planet Earth. Read the rest of this entry »