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UI and Caterpillar relationship strong, despite cuts

A Cat980 wheel loader runs among finished products in open air in Caterpillar Co., Ltd. in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 14, 2011. (Liu Bin/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Ali Braboy

November 10, 2015

Recently, Caterpillar Inc. announced 4,000 to 5,000 job cuts by the end of 2016 and possibly cutting 10,000 jobs through 2018, according to the company’s Sept. 24 press release. What does that mean for University graduates interested in working for the company?http://www.caterpillar.com/en/news/cor...

University to lead new Engineering Research Center

“Professor Robert Pilawa explains the effects of temperature implications on electrical power systems architecture.”

By Caeli Cleary

August 26, 2015

The University is leading a new Engineering Research Center that is being further developed with an $18.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The center, called Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems, or P.O.E.T.S., is being established to increase the power in smaller electri...