NEXT IAB MEETING
OCTOBER 5TH & 6TH
NEW CENTIRE WEBSITE
The previous CenTiRe website was starting to show its age, and so a brand new website has been developed. The new website provides much more information on the Center in the publically accessible pages to draw additional companies into membership. The account and password protected Members Area was enhanced to make navigation much easier. The new website can be accessed at centire.org.
FILES RECENTLY UPLOADED TO THE MEMBERS AREA OF THE WEBSITE
Materials from projects, meetings, and appropriate outside sources are uploaded to the Members Area of the CenTiRe website for access by our industry members and as a repository of information.
IAB MEETING JUNE
The CenTiRe Industry Advisory Board (IAB) held their Spring meeting June 6-7 in Blacksburg, Virginia.
INVENTION DISCLOSURE SUBMITTED
Dr. Siamak Farhad and his graduate student Roja Esmaeeli have submitted an Invention Disclosure to the University of Akron for test device technology arising from their CenTiRe funded project
CENTIRE RESEARCH PROJECTS
All research projects that are performed at CenTiRe are selected, mentored, and reviewed by our industry members. Projects can span 1-3 years, and so we have projects completing while others are continuing or just starting.
The project mentoring process is an important part of the success of the CenTiRe funded projects. Industry members have the opportunity to assign mentors to the project to:
STUDENT SESSION AT THE SPRING IAB MEETING
Students involved in CenTiRe funded research projects held a student session during the recent IAB meeting.
Meysam Khaleghian was named the Amir Chand and Dewki Bal Batra Scholarship Award by the Engineering Mechanics Graduate Program of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics at Virginia Tech.