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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

The thrill of the race: Blue Devil Motorsports unveiling returns to in-person event

Hundreds of Lawrence Technological University students, faculty members, sponsors, alumni, parents, and friends gathered Tuesday at noon for an unveiling of six new vehicles designed and built by LTU students. It’s the first time Blue Devil Motorsports has held an in-person unveiling since the pre-pandemic year of 2019.
Monday, February 28, 2022

LTU adds new master's degree in engineering quality

Building on a long history of educational expertise in quality management, Lawrence Technological University’s College of Engineering has introduced a new degree program, a Master of Science in Engineering Quality.
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.
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.
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.
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.


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