The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) today announced that project manager Dana Ellis has been elected Chairman of the Olympic College Manufacturing Technology Advisory Committee. The committee works to further the future careers of Olympic College students in a variety of technical field programs through building partnerships with local industry, providing internships through these partners, and critically reviewing course curriculum to maintain currency and relevance for manufacturing technology education.
The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) today announced that it has joined the Task Force for American Innovation. The Task Force is an alliance of America’s leading companies, research universities and scientific societies with a mission to support investment in basic research in the physical sciences and engineering.
On 28 – 29 April, FRC East hosted a Technology Showcase sponsored by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) through its Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities program (CTMA). The showcase brought leading technology companies into FRC East to see first hand the challenges our maintainers face in order to identify innovative commercial solutions.
The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) today announced that the Robotics Technology Consortium (RTC) has been named to the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Robotics Caucus.
Ann Arbor, MI., May 4, 2010 – The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) today announced the appointment of Tony Melita to the Robotics Technology Consortium (RTC) Board of Directors. The RTC is administered by NCMS and was formed in 2008 to speed the development and deployment of ground robotics technology for the Department of Defense (DoD).
NCMS has been awarded two five-year Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grants totalling $2.6 Million to assist the regulated industries understand and comply with environmental regulations impacting their sector-specific industries. The goal is to improve processes and reduce pollution, while saving money by sharing effective pollution control techniques.