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DATE: May 10, 2002

(Advisory: Reporters are welcome to attend this event, but it is not open to the public. If you are a reporter and plan to attend the event, please call Jennifer Sroka at (313) 593-5644.)

UM-Dearborn Technology Day showcases projects with industry

DEARBORN---Research projects that have been conducted by University of Michigan-Dearborn faculty members along with industry partners will be highlighted at Technology Day 2002 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 4 in the Engineering Complex and Engineering Laboratory Building.

The program is sponsored by the campus's Center for Engineering Education and Practice.

Robert C. Purcell Jr., group director of planning and new business development at GM Powertrain, will speak about the importance of systems considerations in the design and development of vehicles in a plenary session.

A poster session will showcase the collaborative projects of faculty and industry partners, and live demonstrations will take place in the laboratories on the first floor of the Engineering Complex.

Dozens of collaborating companies and corporate sponsors including automotive OEM's, automotive suppliers and non-automotive companies are participating in the event.

More information on Technology Day is available by following the Technology Day link at




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