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LTU
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

LTU pavement technology expert, Nishantha Bandara, quoted in Channel 7 Report

Dr. Nishantha Bandara is with the Lawrence Tech Transportation Institute, studying the nation’s troubled infrastructure and solutions.
LTU
Friday, January 28, 2022

LTU Formula Electric Fundraising Campaign

The LTU Formula SAE Electric team has launched a Crowdfunding campaign to generate donations for their vehicle. Formula Electric is advancing LTU and it's students into the growing and exciting electric vehicle industry. Their goal is to make LTU Formula Electric a recruiting hub for electric vehicle manufacturers and build a strong program in races for years to come.
LTU
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Michigan DOT and LTU deploying carbon fiber reinforced bridge components to reach goal of 100-year bridges

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is continuing to deploy carbon fiber to reinforce bridge components as a way to reach their goal of bridges that last 100 years. Calling it “game changing technology,” MDOT said that since 2011, it has been collaborating with Lawrence Technological University (LTU) in Southfield to research carbon fiber reinforced polymer materials in concrete bridge beams. The research, the department said, has moved from the lab into the field and that some projects have been deployed.
LTU
Tuesday, January 11, 2022

MDOT and LTU driving the future of durable bridges

MDOT engineers hope to build bridges that last 100 years and save taxpayers on life-cycle maintenance costs. - MDOT is deploying the materials strategically, using them on higher-volume routes: two bridges are currently being built with carbon fiber reinforced beams as part of MDOT's massive I-94 modernization project in Detroit.
LTU
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.
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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.

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