speed school of engineering http://wfpl.org en The University of Louisville and GE Team Up For 'Cutting Edge' Micro-Factory http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-and-ge-team-cutting-edge-micro-factory <p>A collaboration between the University&nbsp;of Louisville and&nbsp;General Electric announced this week will create a new paradigm of manufacturing, said the dean of UofL's Speed School of Engineering.</p><p>The <a href="http://firstbuild.com/">FirstBuild</a> program is being called “cutting edge” by its collaborators and will give UofL engineering students &nbsp;the opportunity to gain practical training as they refine existing GE products, such as kitchen ranges and other appliances, university officials said.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9163 at http://wfpl.org The University of Louisville and GE Team Up For 'Cutting Edge' Micro-Factory UofL Partners With National Digital Manufacturing Initiative http://wfpl.org/post/uofl-partners-national-digital-manufacturing-initiative <p>The University of Louisville's Speed Engineering School will collaborate with other institutions, government agencies and businesses in an initiative to boost digital design and manufacturing processes nationwide.</p><p>The announcement comes today as President Obama awarded $70 million of Department of Defense funding to the program.</p><p>In addition to the $70 million from the federal government, nearly $250 million was raised by public and private entities to ensure the institute would be based in Chicago.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 20:27:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8700 at http://wfpl.org UofL Partners With National Digital Manufacturing Initiative