Wisconsin Tech & Science

Briggs & Stratton Corporation Wins Manufacturing Die Casting Award

01 01 1970

The new flywheel cavity design incorporates a three-cavity die versus a two-cavity die improving machine capacity by 28%. This fully automated mechanization enhancement not only increased manufacturing productivity and efficiency but decreased the aluminum consumption reducing overall material waste. "Every year NADCA recognizes significant advancements and leading innovators in the die casting industry and it's an honor to win an award from this industry-leading organization for the third time," said Dave DeBaets, vice president of global engine operations. "Our engineering and manufacturing teams collaborated extensively on the design and process to improve operations at our Murray, KY facility." For each entry category, there were four equally weighted criteria: ingenuity of casting and/or product design, overall quality, cost savings as compared to other...

Blyth-Templeton Academy Congratulates Class of 2017

01 01 1970

Washington, DC, June 17, 2017 - Today, Blyth-Templeton Academy congratulated the Class of 2017 on the completion of their high school journey and their exciting plans for the future. Students and their families along with faculty and board members formally celebrated graduation on Friday, June 9th with a ceremony at the Hill Center on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. “The college arms race is a priority for so many, but not for us,” said Head of School Lee Palmer. “We intentionally encourage our students to pursue their passions and find the right fit rather than seek the prestige of a name. Even so, the class of 2017 has a remarkable list of acceptances. We wish them all the best as they head off to their next endeavors and are grateful for their contributions to our community over the past two years.” "We intentionally encourage our students to pursue their passions and find the right fit rather than seek the prestige of a name. Even so, the class of 2017 has a...

Blood Preparation Market : Startup Strategy Resources, Grow Pricing Activity and Forecasts to 2025

01 01 1970

San Francisco, CA -- 10/13/2017 -- Global Blood Preparation Market: SnapshotThe process for preparing blood components is the centrifugation of one unit of the whole blood. The whole blood comprises of colloids, cells and crystalloids which can be differentiated into different blood components such as red blood cell, white blood cell, platelet, plasma, and precipitate. For therapeutic efficacy, these different blood components need different temperature requirements and storage conditions. The blood preparation market is developing due to the increasing use of leucocyte reduced RBCs, platelet concentrate, packed red cells, cryoprecipitate and the whole blood components. Major applications involves in blood preparation are renal impairment, pulmonary embolism, thrombocytosis, angina blood vessel complications which helps the market to grow rapidly. Increasing clinical research studies in hematology and emergence of various therapeutic agents help to treat the patients and improves the quality...

BIOLIFE4D Welcomes Computational Medicine and Biomedical Engineering Expert Raimond Winslow, Ph.D. to Scientific Advisory Team

01 01 1970

CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2017 () -- Complementing the acclaimed talent already assembled on its scientific leadership team, bioprinting startup BIOLIFE4D announced the addition of Raimond Winslow, Ph.D. whose vast expertise will help the company deliver on its mission to 3D bioprint a viable human heart suitable for transplant. Winslow's new role at BIOLIFE4D comes in addition to the leadership positions he holds at Johns Hopkins University where he is Founding Director of the Institute for Computational Medicine, and the Raj and Neera Singh Professor of Biomedical Engineering. He earned a B.S. in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins. He concluded his training at the Institute for Biomedical Computing and Department of Neurology within Washington University in St. Louis. He joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins...

BIOLIFE4D Appoints Texas Heart Institute Surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Morgan Chief Medical Officer, Bolstering Leadership Team

01 01 1970

CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2017 () -- Bioprinting startup BIOLIFE4D named accomplished thoracic and cardiac surgeon Jeffrey Morgan M.D., FACS, FACC as Chief Medical Officer, further bolstering its world-class leadership team. BIOLIFE4D is a pioneering biotech company focused on leveraging advances in life sciences and tissue engineering to 3D bioprint a viable human heart suitable for transplant. Joining the BIOLIFE4D team, Morgan adds to his leadership responsibilities as Surgical Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation at Texas Heart Institute. The renowned facility performed the first successful cardiac transplantation in the U.S. in 1968 and the first clinical implant of a total artificial heart in 1969. "BIOLIFE4D is committed to assembling a truly world-class team with the expertise to help us deliver on our mission to build hearts and save lives," said BIOLIFE4D...

Best Online Schools in Wisconsin Ranked by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org

01 01 1970

San Francisco April 13, 2017 The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has determined the best online colleges and universities in Wisconsin for 2017. The list recognized 23 four-year schools, with University of Wisconsin Madison, Concordia University Wisconsin, Viterbo University, Marquette University and Edgewood University scoring as the top five schools. Of the 13 two-year colleges that also made the list, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Lakeshore Technical College, Fox Valley Technical College, Western Technical College and Mid-State Technical College were the top five. “The schools on our list offer outstanding online educational resources in the state of Wisconsin,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. “These certificate and degree programs offer online students the same high-quality education as traditional students, with the added bonus of flexibility that online...

Best Education Degrees Releases 2017 Ranking of Best Secondary Education Degrees

01 01 1970

WOODBURN, Ore., Sept. 28, 2017 () -- Best Education Degrees, a leading guide to educational careers and colleges, has published its ranking of the "30 Best Bachelor's in Secondary Education Degrees for 2017." http://www.besteducationdegrees.com/best-bachelors-secondary-education-degreees/ The need for highly-skilled and passionate teachers is greater now than ever. Effective secondary teacher education programs feature a relevant curriculum that combines content knowledge with a solid foundation in the theory of education, adolescent development, classroom management and the use of technology in education without sacrificing robust subject-area knowledge.  This knowledge is complemented by clinical experiences and fieldwork.   "Schools are strengthening content knowledge with frequent fieldwork, something that fits the nature of teaching...

Best Computer Science Schools Releases 2017 Ranking of Best Master's in Computer Science

01 01 1970

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 () -- Best Computer Science Schools has released a new ranking of the 50 Best Master's in Computer Science Degrees for 2017. Best Computer Science Schools is a leading authority on computer science, tech education, and college rankings. http://www.bestcomputerscienceschools.net/best-masters-in-computer-science-degrees/ According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the computer science industry is projected to grow much faster than other industries over the next 10 years. From smartphones and smart cars, to the technology used in hospitals and universities, computer science is an industry that forces us to continue looking towards the future. "Universities around the world are now offering extremely competitive Master's degrees in Computer Science for those who are looking to make an impact and change the...

Best Computer Science Schools Releases 2017 Ranking of Best Big Data Degrees

01 01 1970

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017 () -- Best Computer Science Schools has released a new ranking of the 35 Best Big Data Degrees for 2017. Best Computer Science Schools is a leading authority on computer science, tech education, and college rankings. http://www.bestcomputerscienceschools.net/best-big-data-degrees/ Big data can be used to predict disease outbreaks, detect credit card fraud, measure consumer engagement, improve education outcomes, identify market opportunities, and optimize natural resource usage. In short, big data has the potential to transform nearly every industry in the modern world. "To meet the growing need for highly capable big data analysts, more and more universities are offering programs in Data Analytics or Data Science," Editor Jordan Biltmore said. "These interdisciplinary programs usually incorporate coursework in statistics, computer science, and mathematical modeling."...

Beam Dental Partners with VSPĀ® Vision Care

01 01 1970

Alex Frommeyer, Beam's Co-Founder and CEO, said of the partnership, "As a leader and innovator in the delivery of vision care, VSP is unmatched in its expertise, especially in the markets where Beam Dental is seeing tremendous growth. Our members and the employers we support are just as excited as we are to offer such high-quality vision plans as a bundle with our core dental insurance product line." Beam members who enroll in a VSP Vision Care plan have access to a network of 38,000 eye doctors for their eye care and eyewear needs. Interested brokers and employers based in the aforementioned markets should learn more about how Beam is reimagining dental and vision care, and explore the vision benefits now offered by visiting www.beam.dental. About Beam Dental Beam Dental is a dental benefits company that offers employers a fundamentally unique approach to coverage...

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