Tag Archives: Technology

  1. 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 »

  2. 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 »

  3. 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 »

  4. 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 »

  5. 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 »

  6. 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 »

  7. New Members of the Troy Chamber of Commerce

    iwerk has recently joined the Troy Chamber of Commerce! We are a Software Development (coding of websites, mobile and web applications, databases, online tools, etc) and Technology Services (IT, network administration, network consultation, hardware, etc) company located in Royal Oak in the Washington Square building. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. GreytHounds of Eastern Michigan Launch New Website

    EmberSmith llc is proud to announce that GreytHounds of Eastern Michigan (GEM) has joined the EmberSmith family! Their newly redesigned website went live earlier this month. Stop by and take a look, you might just find your new four legged family member! Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Oakland University professor awarded NSF grants for research

    A collaborative project between Oakland University, the University of Alabama and Tuskegee University was awarded nearly $1.2 million in grant funds this month by the National Science Foundation in support of a three-year research project that will focus on preparing African American girls from rural school districts to successfully complete an AP Computer Science Principles course.

    “The rationale behind this program is that young women, especially from minority groups, are severely underrepresented in computer science,” said Martha Escobar, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology at Oakland University. Read the rest of this entry »

  10. Oakland University’s ‘GrizzHacks 3’ to bring together innovators for 24-hour hackathon

    Teams of forward-thinking innovators will come together from Sept. 22-23 at Oakland University for GrizzHacks 3, a 24-hour hackathon that provides an opportunity for students to create incredible hardware and software projects from the bottom up.

    “GrizzHacks is a great opportunity for students to test out ideas for websites, mobile apps, embedded systems projects, and more,” said Emma Atkinson, GrizzHacks 3 lead organizer and president of the League of Engineers and Computer Scientists (LECS), the largest engineering club at OU. Read the rest of this entry »