Watson School in the News

JUNE 2010

Strafel Named Senior Vice President of Operations for Aviall | Read More.
Eric D. Strafel '96 (Mechanical Engineering), a 15-year aviation veteran with management experience in supply chain strategy, global operations, engines and propulsion systems, has been named Senior Vice President of Operations for Aviall, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Strafel will oversee the commercial and defense operations for Aviall, including supply chain management, procurement, warehouse operations and the Lean Sigma program.

BU researcher to be honored | Read More.
Binghamton University faculty member Bahgat Sammakia will receive the 2010 ITherm Achievement Award in honor of his contributions to electronics, thermal and thermomechanical research, as well as his service to the electronics thermal management community.

MAY 2010

New Product boosts sales at Diamond Visionics | Read More.
Diamond Visionics got its start in medical imaging, but its military-imaging truly launched the business, which just reported a first-quarter sales backlog of $2.5 million in anticipation of its new simulation software.

Founders David Peters and David Gdovin, MS '70 (Advanced Technology), both former employees at L-3 Link Simulation and Training in Kirkwood, started Diamond Visionics in the mid-1900s as a medical-simulation company. They developed software to assist surgeons during laparoscopic surgery that sold well until the company for which it created the software went out of business, Gdovin says.

WBNG-TV: First annual lab day | Read More.
It's an effort to get elementary and high school students onto college campuses and introduce them to the sciences through a series of labs. Around 200 students spent the day at Binghamton University.

Newschannel34: BU Senior Projects | Read More.
Lockheed is sponsoring three senior engineering design projects and students showed off their hard work at the company's Owego site.

WBNG-TV: BU engineering students present projects | Read More.
Senior Design capstone presentations are a valuable component of students' education.

YNN: Supercar could get 1,5000 MPGs | Read More.
On just one gallon of gas, the Binghamton University team's supermileage car could take you from Boston to Miami.

Last Updated: 11/26/13