The Center for Industrial Effectiveness | University at Buffalo | May 2019
A 101 in computer vision
Computer vision is staking its claim as artificial intelligence’s hottest research field. A new set of online courses from UB examines how this technology is enabling computers to visually process the world. The Computer Vision series introduces the technology behind systems that mimic complex human vision capabilities, preparing learners with the foundation necessary to design computer vision application programs from scratch.| Read more
Radhakrishna Dasari, an instructor for the computer vision series, develops content to demonstrate the principles of image processing.
Changing a culture
Collecting statistics is part of People Inc.’s DNA. Yet data traditionally received little attention outside of mandated reports, until TCIE introduced Lean. The methodology is not only tightening operations, but strengthening employees’ sense of connection to the nonprofit’s mission. | Read more
From left, People Inc. President and CEO Rhonda Frederick and Senior Vice President Denise Bienko.
A call to industry: get in the (online education) game
From left: Lisa Stephens of UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nelson Baker of Georgia Tech and Timothy Leyh of UB TCIE.
Nelson Baker of the Georgia Institute of Technology – an institution considered to be a pioneer in online education – visited UB to discuss three online master's degrees that were developed as a result of corporate monies and meet with the university's online course development leaders. TCIE Executive Director Timothy Leyh reflects. | Read more
Two-day June crash course in blockchain
Software developers, entrepreneurs, students, senior managers and anyone interested in understanding the basics of blockchain technology are invited to a two-day course next month, offered by TCIE in coordination with the UB Department of Computer Science and Engineering. | Read more
Tap a UB student to solve your problems
Could your company use assistance in solving a recurring problem, or in creating more efficient processes? UB students from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are eager to help. Sign up to be a sponsor of Student Six Sigma Black Belt Certification for the 2019-20 academic year. | Read more
Influencing technical standards
We're helping to create industry-consensus standards for the field of robotics. The Robotic Industries Association approved TCIE Project Engineer Akshay Sivadas as a voting member for two volunteer committees, which develop universally accepted guidelines focused on assuring the safety of industrial robots and industrial robot systems. | Read more
From left: TCIE’s Executive Director Timothy Leyh and Project Engineer Akshay Sivadas pose with the RIA member plaque.
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