Andy Trench, CEO and founder of XactSense, talks with Providence Business News about the Warwick startup and how it recently was named a MassChallenge Boston 2015 winner. The company, which employs three people, builds autonomous 3-D laser-scanning drones.
The University of Rhode Island is holding an “Internet-of-Things” hackathon Nov. 13 to 15 for undergraduate and graduate students who will be given a specific problem to solve using modern technologies.
Industry professionals in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields are needed as volunteer chaperones for “STEM in the Middle 2015,” according to Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience industry organization.
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IlluminOss Medical has appointed Manny Avila as its new president and CEO. The developer of a minimally invasive system to repair bone fractures has been looking for a chief executive since former president and CEO Dirk Kuyper left in September 2014.
University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency.