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  • 2013 CAAT Conference: Preparing the Workforce for the Automotive Technology of 2025 No Rating Yet
    This resource contains handouts and presentations from the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) 2013 Spring Conference: Preparing the Workforce for the Automotive Technology of 2025. This conference took place on May 30, 2013 at Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren, MI and was attended by more than 80 individuals representing various high schools, community colleges, and universities as well as multiple government agencies, professional organizations, and industry workforce representatives. The purpose of the conference was to explore how the technologies of 2025 will affect required job skills.
  • 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars No Rating Yet
    This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2014 Management Briefing Seminars held August 4-7, 2014. With attendees from industry, government, media, and academia, the event featured outstanding presentations from industry thought leaders as well as various networking and social events. Using CAR research as a foundation, these seminars revolved around the most important issues facing the automotive industry today: manufacturing, powertrain, sales forecasting, connected and automated vehicles, purchasing, talent, and supply chain.
  • 2015 North American Light Vehicle Aluminum Content Study No Rating Yet
    A report presenting the aluminum content of products in 2015 and the projections for 2025.
  • 2016 CAAT Conference – The Road to Autonomous Vehicles 1 customer review
    This resource contains the agenda and presentations from the 2016 Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) Conference - The Road to Autonomous Vehicles. This conference took place on May 6, 2016 at Macomb Community College’s South Campus in Warren, MI and was attended by 144 individuals representing various high schools, community colleges, and universities as well as multiple government agencies, professional organizations, and industry workforce representatives.
  • 2016 CAR Management Briefing Seminars No Rating Yet
    This resource contains presentations from the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) 2016 Management Briefing Seminars held August 1-4, 2016. With attendees from industry, government, the financial community, media, and academia, the event featured outstanding presentations from industry thought leaders as well as various networking and social events. Using CAR research as a foundation, these seminars revolved around the most important issues facing the automotive industry today.
  • 30 Hour OSHA General Industry Safety Certification Program Geared Towards Advanced Energy Manufacturing 2 customer reviews
    A course created by Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), through seed funding from the CAAT, to train workers for entry level positions in the advanced energy manufacturing industry.
  • A Primer on the Connected Vehicle Environment No Rating Yet
    This Primer has been developed to provide an overview of the connected vehicle environment and to discuss some of the larger issues that pertain to the overall environment or ecosystem as some have called it– things that make connected vehicle unique from other ITS solutions.
  • A Simple High-Performance Matrix-Free Biomass Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell Without CO2 Recirculation No Rating Yet
    An article published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science demonstrating a high-performance matrix-free MCFC without CO2 recirculation.
  • A University and Community College Partnership to Meet Industry Needs for Future Workers in Advanced Automotive Technology: 2013 ASEE Annual Conference No Rating Yet
    This paper was developed by Dr. Yeh, Dr. Liao, and Joe Petrosky from the Center for Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) and was presented at the 120th American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition on June 24, 2013. The objective of the paper is to review the education and training programs provided by the CAAT’s University-Community College Partnership between Macomb Community College and Wayne State University in meeting industry needs for future workers in advanced automotive technology. Discussed within the paper is the increasing need for trained automotive engineers, engineering technologists, and technicians to support the entire product lifecycle of advanced automotive technologies, the CAAT’s response to these needs which includes strengthening communications with industry to clearly define future workforce requirements, and developing and offering technologically progressive training programs, and the funding used to create these training programs, partnerships, and curriculum reform. The paper received ASEE’s Engineering Technology Division Best Paper Award in 2013.
  • An Experimental and Numerical Study of Deformation Behavior of Steels in Biaxial Tensile Tests No Rating Yet
    This paper discusses the development of finite element models and verification of these models against experimental measurements. Such verification is the first step in developing procedures for making an optimum cross-shaped specimen design.