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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Michigan Dot Using Carbon Fiber to Reinforce Bridge Components on Major Projects

Two bridges are currently being built with carbon fiber reinforced beams as part of the I-94 modernization project. MDOT has been collaborating with Lawrence Technological University (LTU) in Southfield on researching carbon fiber reinforced polymer materials in concrete bridge beams. That research has moved from the lab into the field, with projects now being deployed.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

LTU to lead foundation's effort to boost engineering research with an entrepreneurial mindset

Lawrence Technological University is the lead institution on a three-year, $734,000 grant from the Wisconsin-based Kern Family Foundation to improve the participation of undergraduate students in engineering research with an entrepreneurial focus.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

LTU students to display solutions to society's biggest challenges in Dec. 9 research event

More than 100 students at Lawrence Technological University will show off their work to help solve some of the most vexing problems of the 21st century in a federal “Grand Challenges of Engineering” presentation program Thursday, Dec. 9.
Sunday, November 7, 2021

Auto engineering expertise on display at LTU Grand Prix

Under a spectacular sunny sky on a crisp autumn afternoon, students from Lawrence Technological University and seven other universities showed off their race car building skills Saturday at Lawrence Technological University’s 12th Grand Prix.
Thursday, October 21, 2021

LTU bringing back its Grand Prix Nov. 6 for student-designed race cars

Lawrence Technological University’s Blue Devil Motorsports teams are bringing back their annual autumn Grand Prix of time trials for student-designed Formula-style race cars. Last held in October 2019, the event went on hiatus for 2020 due to the pandemic. Established in 2009, LTU’s 12th Grand Prix will be held Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the LTU parking lots along Northwestern Highway in Southfield
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

LTU, industry partners launching Construction Safety Research Center

Lawrence Technological University and a group of industry partners are launching a Construction Safety Research Center to make construction workplaces safer across Michigan and the nation.


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