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EPD Instructors Williams, Bishop Featured in Uptime Magazine

George Williams and Robert Bishop, who teach several professional development courses at EPD, were recently featured in Uptime Magazine about how the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMS) aligned its central efforts with a reliability strategy.

The article, “A Journey to Shape …


How Preventive Maintenance Optimization Can Help You

by Robert Bishop CMRP, CRL, ISO 55K

Maintenance Engineer

 

Can your organization benefit from PMO? Find out if it’s right for you and how to go about getting started.

What is Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO?)

Preventive Maintenance Optimization (PMO) …


FRA Calls on States to Verify Rail Crossing Warning Systems  

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is urging state and local transportation officials to verify that their rail crossing warning systems are working properly.

In a letter from FRA Administrator Sarah E. Feinberg to the heads of state departments of transportation, …


Starting Salary for Engineering Grads Among Highest

The average salary for engineering grads is projected among the highest of 2016 graduates at $64,891, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. This is a 3 percent increase from 2015 and much higher than graduates in other …


Make Manufacturing Innovation a Priority in Just 5 Steps

manufacturing innovationby Susan Ottmann, program director

Manufacturing is more than just fabricating and assembling goods for mass consumption. It’s innovating the way a product is made to improve lead time and maximize profit. Here are five key steps to make manufacturing …


Online Learning: Are You Learning Virtually…Or Only Virtually Learning?

by Matt Griswold, program director

Many online degree programs promote a rigorous learning experience while emphasizing instructor-student and student-student interaction. However, some online learning programs’ interaction standards fall short, which can impact your learning experience.

Interaction can occur in many …


UW-Madison’s Sarlioglu Receives NSF CAREER Award

Bulent Sarlioglu

MADISON, Wis. (1/15/16)—Bulent Sarlioglu, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at UW-Madison, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award to support his development of a …



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