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COMPES Sets Professional Development Conference May 20

SOUTHFIELD — The Coalition of Minority Professional Engineering Societieis will hold its annual COMPES Professional Development Conference Saturday, May 20 at Ford Motor Co.’s Powertrain Engineering, Driveline and Manufacturing building, 29500 Plymouth Road in Livonia.

The theme of this year’s event is “Self-Driven Success.”

The event is presented by COMPES, made up of the Society of Women Engineers, the National Society of Black Engineers, and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.

More information about COMPES’ members is available at https://nsbedetroitprofessionals.org, http://www.swedetroit.org, or http://region6.shpe.org/.

Endowed Bioengineering Chair Named At Michigan Tech

HOUGHTON — Caryn L. Heldt, an associate professor of chemical engineering at Michigan Tech, has been named the recipient of the James and Lorna Mack Endowed Chair in Bioengineering.

A Michigan Tech alumna, Heldt has been on the faculty since 2010.  She is recognized both for her teaching and her research.

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Mobile Monday Detroit Explores Cybersecurity Careers Nov. 14

TROY –  Mobile Monday Detroit on Nov. 14 will host a variety of experts to educate the public about the variety of career opportunities available in Cybersecurity.

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Superior Industries Profit Jumps

SOUTHFIELD — Superior Industries International Inc. (NYSE: SUP), the largest manufacturer of aluminum wheels for cars and light trucks in North America, reported net income of $8.1 million or 31 cents a share for the fourth fiscal quarter ended Dec. 27, up from $1.4 million or 5 cents a share in the same quarter a year earlier. Revenue was $194.6 million, up from $186.7 million in the prior fiscal year.

For the full year, net income was $23.9 million or 90 cents a share, up from $8.8 million or 33 cents a share a year earlier. Revenue was $727.9 million, down from $745.4 million a year earlier.

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