Engineering

Baker appointed ISTC board chair

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The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC), a not-for-profit organization focused on growing the state’s innovation economy, today announced that NIU President Doug Baker will serve as chairman of the ISTC Board of Directors. Baker replaces outgoing board chair Eric Isaacs,…

Cotsones appointed JiET governing board chair

Rena Cotsones
Rena Cotsones, assistant vice president of regional engagement for Northern Illinois University, has been appointed chair of the governing board for the Joint Institute of Engineering & Technology (JiET). JiET is operated through Rockford Area Strategic Initiatives (RASI), the nonprofit…

Participants wanted for Automotive Research Project

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Researchers from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering are planning to conduct a study that measures how different automotive passenger seats affect physiological, biomechanical exposures and perceived comfort. They hope the results of this study will help them evaluate…

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