MxD
Digital Manufacturing, Education, STEM, Workforce

MxD, the digital manufacturing institute, today announced a comprehensive workforce development program for cybersecurity in manufacturing, underwritten with a $1.25 million grant from the Siemens Foundation. The grant will fund the development and implementation of a highly-skilled cybersecurity for manufacturing initiative as part of MxD’s...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, STEM

NextFlex co-hosted the 4th bi-annual FlexFactor Finals: Silicon Valley in partnership with Evergreen Valley College. During the finals, teams of students who participated in FlexFactor during the Spring 2019 semester were chosen to advance to the final event, where they delivered streamlined versions of their original pitches.

Teams who...

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...

STEM

A national initiative to reduce the gender gap in STEM fields by bringing 2.5 million girls into the STEM pipeline over the next eight years was announced by the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) in 2017. “Girl Scouts has the largest pipeline of future female leaders available, and no place is this more important than in STEM fields,” said GSUSA CEO...

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...