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“Crowe’s expertise in both performance government and assurance services will be a huge asset to our membership.Each year city and town leaders are being asked to provide more and more services with increasingly shrinking …Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND – The University of Notre Dame has announced it will open a Center for Low Energy Systems Technology through a $30 million grant over the next five years from the Semiconductor Research Corp. and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.Read Full Article
HAMMOND – In response to a shortfall of Indiana-produced coke fuel needed by the steel industry, a team of Purdue University Calumet researchers has developed a new, less costly production process that has earned a patent.
The process calls for lower cost Indiana/Illinois Basin-type coal to be blended with conventional metallurgical coals. The blending process is enhanced to meet coke quality requirements and simultaneously to …Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University has begun an effort to increase its College of Engineering faculty by 30 percent over the next five years. The additional faculty will allow the college to increase enrollment and expand the breadth and depth of its research.
“This move will provide an economic benefit to the country as we educate more engineers with the Purdue credentials that are highly …Read Full Article
CHESTERTON – Duneland Group Inc. has hired 20-year steel and manufacturing industry veteran Gregory J. Koszut to advance service diversification and strengthen current engineering, surveying and development services.
Koszut, 43, was most recently Industrial Group Manager for DLZ Industrial LLC in Burns Harbor, where he was the lead manager responsible for all heavy industrial clients. Previously, he worked for Union tank Car in East Chicago, …Read Full Article
CHESTERTON – Duneland Group Inc., a provider of engineering and surveying services in the Midwest, has hired 25-year veteran Kurt Smith to manage its engineering and surveying work. The 45-year-old is a native of Des Moines, Iowa, and now lives in Valparaiso.
“We are extremely pleased to have Kurt join our team,” said Charles L. Ray, professional engineer and leader of Duneland. “Kurt is …Read Full Article
The Valparaiso company will continue to operate its office there. The company provides research and development in measuring and monitoring cancer tumor cells in the bloodstream.
Frank Szczepanski, president and CEO, said that by opening an office in the Purdue Research Park, it will …Read Full Article
PORTAGE – Abonmarche, an engineering, architectural and consulting firm, has announced it is opening an office in Portage.
The company is involved in land surveying, marina and waterfront development, community planning, landscaping and other design and engineering project.
Abonmarche has offices in South Bend and Fort Wayne, and in Benton Harbor, Manistee and South Haven in Michigan.
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WESTVILLE – A team of Purdue University North Central students recently earned first place in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Student Design Competition, earning a spot in the upcoming international competition.
The team, PNC Elite, was first among 26 teams representing colleges and universities from 13 Midwest states.
Team members are Pat Jarosak, Chesterton; Elizabeth Bennett, Hebron; James Morton, Chesterton; and Ben Kienzynski, Chesterton.…Read Full Article
Benjamin Moul of Hart, Mich., and Maria Frebis of Murfreesboro, Tenn., drove Purdue Calumet’s buggy, completing the course in four minutes and 32 second. A team from the University of Alabama-Huntsville, won in 4:12, while students from the University …Read Full Article