Engineering Department Receives Donation from Denso North American Foundation

 
Dennis Hopkins, Vice President of DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. (second from right), presents the check for $50,000 to Dr. Matthew Mench (second from left) as MABE Research Assistant Professor David “Butch” Irick (left) and COE Dean Wayne T. Davis (right) join in expressing appreciation to the company.

Dennis Hopkins, vice president of DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. (second from right), presents the check for $50,000 to Matthew Mench (second from left). They are joined by MABE Research Assistant Professor David “Butch” Irick (left) and Wayne Davis, dean of the College of Engineering, (right).

The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering’s rolling hybrid vehicle laboratory has received a boost. Denso North American Foundation has donated $50,000 to the lab. The hybrid vehicle laboratory helps faculty prepare students for high-tech jobs in the industry with hands-on design experience. Matthew Mench, department head, said as a local employer and international leader in advanced automotive technology, Denso’s continual support of the department’s programs are critical for their success. For more information, visit the College of Engineering website.

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