Lightweight Materials, STEM, Workforce

LIFT—Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a national manufacturing innovation institute operated by the American Lightweight Materials Innovation Institute (ALMMII), today announced that Marianne Donoghue will join the Detroit-based staff as Manager of LIFT’s new Learning Lab, slated to launch this summer.

Donoghue brings over 15 years of...

Announcement, Education, Lightweight Materials, Public Private Partnerships, STEM

A Heroes’ Alliance after-school Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program, focused on lightweighting and additive manufacturing technologies in vehicles, has found a new home at the LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow research and development facility in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit.

The program – now in the second...

Economy, Education, STEM, Workforce

LIFT – Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, today announced the expansion of its national advanced manufacturing learning platform and competition, MakerMinded, into three new states – Idaho, Indiana, and West Virginia.

LIFT is partnering with the Idaho STEM Action Center, the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing...

Composites, Education, Materials, STEM, Workforce

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), the Detroit-based Manufacturing USA institute, announced today it will host 20 Michigan high school teachers for a week-long workshop in partnership with ASM Materials Education Foundation to develop the educators’ understanding of materials science – the foundation of all manufacturing.

The ASM Materials...

STEM

LIFT along with Tennessee Tech University iCube, the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry/Tennessee Manufacturers Association, the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers and the Foundation for Kentucky Industry recently announced the winning schools of the 2017-2018 MakerMinded competition in Tennessee and...