Building Partnerships with Industry: Lund to Present at Micro Technology Conference

Bemidji State University’s Dr. Michael Lund, assistant professor of technology, art and design (TAD), was accepted as a fellow to attend the Micro Nanotechnology Education Special Interest Group (MNTeSIG) meeting and High Technology Exchange Conference (HI-TEC) in St. Louis, Missouri in late July.

Lund will be part of a full-day special interest group and will present “Building Partnerships with Industry: Providing Students with Industry Consulting Experience” at HI-TEC in collaboration with Lund Boats of New York Mills, Minn.

Lund will also be attending the conference as the president of the Micro Nanotechnology division at the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), which is the accrediting body for multiple programs in the School of TAD.

About Micro Nanotechnology Education Special Interest Group

MNTeSIG is a group of educators and industry partners who work to bring micro and nanotechnology into classrooms across the U.S. and internationally. Their fellowship is provided to educators who participate in the special interest group.

This group is managed through four National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Centers:
the Support Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), the Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Network, the Northeast Advanced Technological Education Center and the Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education.


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