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LTU gets DENSO grant for machine vision safety system in vehicles 

Lawrence Technological University has received a $40,000 grant from DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, for programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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Lawrence Tech is global champ of self-driving cars--for the third year in a row 

For the third consecutive year, Lawrence Technological University has won first place in the Self-Drive Challenge event at the 27th annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition. LTU was crowned champ late Monday after four days of competition at Oakland University in Rochester.

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Robofest championship spectators

African team wins senior game division at LTU's Robofest 

A team of high school students from the West African nation of Ghana took first place in the Senior Game Division at the Robofest World Championships, held Saturday at Lawrence Technological University.

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2018 Robofest Group Panoramic

Hundreds of students from around the world coming to LTU for 20th anniversary edition of Robofest 

More than 600 students from around the world, plus another 200 coaches and parents, will travel to Lawrence Technological University this weekend for three days of competition under the umbrella of Robofest, a youth robotics competition founded by LTU computer science professor C.J. Chung.

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Ridler Fieldhouse - Site of LTU's Commencement

Outstanding students to be honored at Lawrence Tech's Commencement May 11 

Two Lawrence Technological University seniors will be honored as recipients of LTU’s Edward Donley Distinguished Graduate Awards as they are presented their diplomas at the University’s Commencement Saturday, May 11.  inning the award for women students is Marissa Bradley of Haslett, who will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering. Winning the award for men students is Sahil Jaggi of Bingham Farms, who will receive a Bachelor of Science in computer science.

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Professor Scott Schneider

Humanity's first black hole photo, explained by LTU prof 

For the first time in history humanity has captured an image of a black hole. Scott Schneider, professor of physics can explain it to you in plain English.

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Pop music lyrics increasingly angry and sad, LTU analysis shows 

If you think popular music has grown angrier and sadder over the years, it’s not just your imagination. It’s science. A scientific analysis of popular music lyrics from the 1950s through 2016, conducted by a student and professor at Lawrence Technological University, showed that song lyrics have become both angrier and sadder since the 1950s.

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Robofest 2019

Robofest unveils game, rules for 2019 competition 

Robofest teams this year will see how they “stack up” against the best young minds in the world, in the new Robofest Game for 2019, “Binary Blocks.” Officials at Lawrence Technological University, where computer science professor C.J. Chung invented Robofest in 1999, unveiled the new game Friday in a celebration of the competition for coaches and volunteers. More than 25,000 students have participated in Robofest since its founding.

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Robofest kickoff coming to campus Oct. 26 

Robofest, the global competition for autonomous robots for students from grade school through college, will hold an annual kickoff event to mark its 20th anniversary Friday, Oct. 26.

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May Mobility - autonomous shuttle vehicle

Lawrence Tech President's Symposium to cover future of transportation, self-driving cars 

Communities and society are profoundly affected by how efficiently, effectively, and safely people and goods move. But what are the proper roles of society and industry in designing future transportation systems? In the 2018 installment of the President’s Symposium Series at Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, Oct. 11, a panel of experts will discuss those roles, and explore the full-scale implementation of autonomous and advanced driver-assist technologies.

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