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ASC grad to virtually present engineering project at national conference

Experimental MEMS deviceRecent Alfred State graduate Alex Bailey, engineering science, Bath, will present the results of an applied learning project that he and two others worked on at the upcoming American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Virtual Conference in June.

Recent Alfred State graduate Alex Bailey, engineering science, Bath, will present the results of an applied learning project that he and two others worked on at the upcoming American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Virtual Conference in June.

ABET reaccredits 10 Alfred State programs

mechanical engineering technology student Allison DeGraff in front of some equipmentDr. John Williams, dean of the School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology at Alfred State, said, “Having the majority of our technology programs recognized by ABET highlights the strength of our faculty and programs and the great experience provided to our students.”

Reaffirming that Alfred State is committed to providing a high-quality technical education, the Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology (ABET) has reaccredited 10 of the college’s technology-related majors.

Programs that were recently reaccredited include: computer engineering technology (AAS and BS), electrical engineering technology (AAS and BS), mechanical engineering technology (AAS and BS), surveying engineering technology (AAS), surveying and geomatics engineering technology (BS), construction engineering technology (AAS), and construction management (BS).

Alfred State introduces new mechatronics technology programs

The college has recently expanded its academic offerings to now include associate and bachelor’s degree programs in mechatronics technology. Classes for these programs will begin in the fall 2019 semester.

Alfred State College is constantly looking to add majors that address an industry need by producing well-rounded graduates who have the skills and knowledge that employers eagerly seek.

That’s why the college has recently expanded its academic offerings to now include associate and bachelor’s degree programs in mechatronics technology. Classes for these programs will begin in the fall 2019 semester.

Alfred State College competes in Baja SAE in Kansas

students and the vehicle they designed and fabricated The object of the competition is to provide SAE student members with a challenging project that involves the design, planning, and manufacturing tasks found when introducing a new product to the consumer industrial market.

After months of hard work and dedication, more than two dozen Alfred State College students were finally able to see their vision for an innovative off-road vehicle realized and put to the test during the recent 2018 Baja SAE event in Pittsburg, KS.

BUV team earns third straight top finish in annual competition

three male students standing next to a basic utility vehicleThe victory marks the fifth time an Alfred State team has finished first in the competition. The college has also come in second four times since first entering the event in 2006.

For the third consecutive year, Alfred State College’s Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV) Team came out on top in the annual intercollegiate BUV Design Competition in Batavia, OH.

The victory marks the fifth time an Alfred State team has finished first in the competition. The college has also come in second four times since first entering the event in 2006.

Manufacturing fuel cells and more jobs

Dr. Jon OwejanAlfred State has earned a $75,000 manufacturing innovation grant for the further development of fuel cells, and to assist a western New York company add a projected 15 jobs in the next four years.

Alfred State has earned a $75,000 manufacturing innovation grant for the further development of fuel cells, and to assist a western New York company in adding a projected 15 jobs in the next four years. The funds will help Alfred State partner with Rochester-based American Fuel Cell LLC to produce membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs), the core component of a fuel cell.

BUV team secures back-to-back top finishes in annual competition

members of this year’s BUV Team wearing Alfred State T-shirtsFor the second consecutive year, the Alfred State Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV) Team earned a first-place finish in the annual intercollegiate BUV Design Competition in Batavia, OH. 

For the second consecutive year, the Alfred State Basic Utility Vehicle (BUV) Team earned a first-place finish in the annual intercollegiate BUV Design Competition in Batavia, OH.

The team tied with the University of Cincinnati for first place, making this the fourth time Alfred State’s squad has come out on top. The team has also come in second four times since first entering the competition in 2006.

The contest is a combination of a race and manufacturing design competition. Other schools that competed include Baylor University, Purdue, Trine, and Texas A&M.

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