Representative Fred Upton has obtained funding for green engineering initiatives at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, to the tune of $1 million, in an appropriations bill that will be signed soon by President Obama. Congratulations to Dr. John Patten, who has been spearheading this effort at CEAS, along with Drs. Jan Pekarovic and Bade Sherstha.
Read the news reports here (all dated Oct. 19, 2009):
Funding for WMU to create ‘green’ jobs – Wood TV 8
Congress sets aside $1M for green research at WMU – Chicago Tribune
WMU Awarded Money To Study Green Manufacturing – Wall Street Journal