SOUTHFIELD—A Brazilian software and IT services company with its United States headquarters in Southfield has been named presenting sponsor of Lawrence Technological University’s 10th annual Research Day, scheduled for Friday, April 22 on the LTU campus.
LTU Research Day features the scholarly work of the university’s faculty and students. Last year, nearly 100 research projects were presented, either in in-person presentations or poster displays.
“Stefanini believes in the importance of fostering young minds and supporting innovative research projects,” said Stefanini global chief marketing officer, Carla Ferber. “That’s what we love about LTU: the focus on developing the talent of tomorrow, which will drive us all toward a better future.”
Matthew Cole, associate professor in LTU’s College of Business and Information Technology and Research Day director, thanked Stefanini for its “support of Lawrence Tech’s accomplished young scholars and their significant, groundbreaking research.”
Added LTU President Tarek Sobh: “Contributing new knowledge of serious intellectual merit is one of the primary missions of a high-quality university. Every day, LTU’s faculty and students are working on interdisciplinary research that advances knowledge in the subjects we teach, doing their part to contribute to a better society.”
More than $3,000 in prizes will be awarded to the best research posters and presentations in several categories, including undergraduate, graduate, and faculty research.
Stefanini, is a $1 billion global technology company specializing in digital solutions, that has been assisting customers with digital transformation at its North American headquarters in Southfield, Mich. Since 2001. The company has a broad portfolio of solutions that combine innovative consulting, marketing, mobility, personalized campaigns and artificial intelligence services for traditional solutions such as service desk, field service and outsourcing (BPO).
Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is one of only 13 private, technological, comprehensive doctoral universities in the United States. Located in Southfield, Mich., LTU was founded in 1932, and offers more than 100 programs through its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 11 percent of universities for alumni salaries. Forbes and The Wall Street Journal rank LTU among the nation’s top 10 percent. U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best in the Midwest colleges. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.