Collaboration with industry partners and the development of long-term relationships provides benefits for both the university and the industrial partner. These successful partnerships can lead to innovative solutions by translating research into industrial applications while enhancing the education and training of students.
Our team is dedicated to assisting industrial partners achieve their goals while enhancing student experiences and supporting research efforts. Whether you are interested in sponsored research projects, specialized testing, or hiring students, please feel free to contact us for assistance.
Department Contacts for Industry
Dr. Susan Olesik, Chair and Professor
Cheryl A. Yeack, Industry Liaison and Director of Faculty Support
Dr. Irene George, Senior Grants Specialist and Industry Liaison
Industry partners are always welcome to attend on campus seminars free of charge. They are regularly scheduled throughout the academic year.
If you are interested in employee development programming for specific research topics, please contact the Department Chair, Dr. Susan Olesik.