OU SECS teams up with Fulcrum Edge for new project management course

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS The Oakland University School of Engineering and Computer Science is teaming up with business-management firm Fulcrum Edge for a new project management course. Being offered this fall, the class will provide a focus on communication and collaboration in engineering. “Because of our location in SE Michigan, a large number of ourContinue reading “OU SECS teams up with Fulcrum Edge for new project management course”

DSO returns to Meadow Brook, with Joshua Bell

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Joshua Bell will perform with the DSO at Meadow Brook Music Festival on Thursday, July 24. Photo/Wikimedia After a four year hiatus from performing at Meadow Brook, the DSO returns to the venue this Thursday for a concert with violinist Joshua Bell. The DSO last performed at Meadow Brook asContinue reading “DSO returns to Meadow Brook, with Joshua Bell”

Dr. Sangeorzan appointed Interim Chair of Mechanical Engineering

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS Change is happening in the Oakland University School of Engineering. The long-anticipated new building opens early August, a new Associate Dean has been appointed, and now, a new Chair will be brought into the Mechanical Engineering Department. Dr. Brian Sangeorzan has been appointed Interim Chair of the Mechanical Engineering Department, as Dr. Zissimos Mourelatos stepsContinue reading “Dr. Sangeorzan appointed Interim Chair of Mechanical Engineering”

Dr. Zou appointed SECS associate interim dean

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS Qian(Beth) Zou has been appointed interim associate dean for the Oakland University School of Engineering and Computer Science. “Dr. Zou is an excellent teacher who has an extensive research record and great service to her department, SECS, and Oakland University,” Dean Louay Chamra said. “I strongly believe that she will doContinue reading “Dr. Zou appointed SECS associate interim dean”

University bids Dean Smith farewell and good luck

Stephanie Sokol for OUSECS Associate Dean Lorenzo Smith has accepted a position as Dean at California State University-Sacramento.July 18 will be his last day at Oakland University, and Dr. Qian “Beth” Zou, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been appointed interim associate dean. “OU has definitely become home to me,” Smith said. “I love this campus and itsContinue reading “University bids Dean Smith farewell and good luck”