RIT Student-Entrepreneurs Win Grand Prize at National Inventors Competition

Justin Hillery (CMS) and Sean Petterson (Industrial Design), inventors of the Strong Arm Ergonomic Lifting Safety System, placed first overall at the recent Open Minds Competition, part of the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance 16th annual conference. The fourth-year students were part of the national showcase of collegiate student innovators, projects and prospective business ventures, held March 22-24 in San Francisco.

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CMS Professor Publishes New Volume in E-Book Series

Professor Tom Moran had the third volume in his e-book series, Writing for Success - An Engineer's Guide, published by IEEE-USA. The third installment is titled The End Products of Engineering Writing and can be purchased through www.ieee.org. Moran's earlier e-book "Engineers Can Write - Thoughts on Writing from Contemporary Literary Engineers" won an Award of Merit from the Society for Technical Communication.

Tom Moran also had his essay titled "Pointing Toward the Moon - An Engineer's Path" appear in Stone Canoe 6: A Journal of Arts, Literature and Social Commentarypublished at Syracuse University.