Tech Tour Day Four — Photos From SVSU & CMU

Enjoy these photos from The Engineering Society of Detroit’s 2015 Fall Tech Tour, sponsored by Michigan Technological University.

Taken on Monday, Oct. 19, these pictures show high-tech engineering education and research at Saginaw Valley State University and Central Michigan University.

Rajani Muraleedharan, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Saginaw Valley State University, with one of the drones involved in her experiment that may someday be used for autonomous exploration of Saturn's moon Titan.
Rajani Muraleedharan, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Saginaw Valley State University, with one of the drones involved in her experiment that may someday be used for autonomous exploration of Saturn’s moon Titan.

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Bruce Hart, manager of Saginaw Valley State University's Independent Testing Lab, shows new epoxy samples from Gougeon Brothers Inc. in Bay City that are intended for use on surfboards.
Bruce Hart, manager of Saginaw Valley State University’s Independent Testing Lab, shows new epoxy samples from Gougeon Brothers Inc. in Bay City that are intended for use on surfboards.

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Tami L. Sivy, associate professor of chemistry at Saginaw Valley State University, with some of the lab equipment used in water quality analysis.
Tami L. Sivy, associate professor of chemistry at Saginaw Valley State University, with some of the lab equipment used in water quality analysis.
Working in associate professor Tami L. Sivy's lab are (left) Marissa Dobulis of Freeland and Alexandra Steele of Caro.
Working in associate professor Tami L. Sivy’s lab are (left) Marissa Dobulis of Freeland and Alexandra Steele of Caro.

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At Central Michigan University, this fashion manikin is wired with sensors that show how comfortable a garment will be. The manikin can even be made to sweat.
At Central Michigan University, llab technician Mark Blackmer and lab coordinator Sue Wroblewski work on a fashion manikin that is wired with sensors that show how comfortable a garment will be. The manikin can even be made to sweat.

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