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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Worcester Polytechnic Institute News

Sandor Becz (Photo: Hydroid)

Hydroid Hires New VP of Engineering

, research and development, process excellence, organizational management and program execution. Prior to UTAS, Becz was head of global R&D for Lenze S.E., a developer of automation and robotic systems for industrial applications. Becz holds a B.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of Connecticut, respectively, and is a licensed Professional Engineer. He has performed original research in fluid mechanics and hydrodynamics, complex systems design and modeling, and hybrid power systems. Becz is the author of more than 30 articles and holds two

Bluefin Robotics CEO Named Fellow of ABET

of ABET. Previously, Kelly worked as Battelle’s Vice President of Information Technology Solutions, a position he began in 2002. He holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University; an MS in Computer Science from University of Texas at Dallas; and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The Fellow of ABET Award was established in 1988 by the ABET Board of Directors. Contributions and involvement in ABET are used as criteria to determine award winners. ABET distinguishes itself as the worldwide leader in quality and innovation in applied science, computing, engineering

Daly Joins Sea Machines as COO

recently led the Sawyer robot product development project from conception through design, launch and global customer deployment. He held earlier senior leadership roles at startups Zeemote, Tea Forte and Handspring, and as a Division Manager at Solectron Corporation. Daly earned a BS from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Santa Clara University. He serves on the Advisory Board for Robotics Engineering at WPI.   Michael G. Johnson, CEO of Sea Machines, said, “[Daly’s] leadership experience scaling operations, teams and product programs at innovative tech companies fits

ABB Names Jouret Chief Digital Officer

and People.”   Jouret will work from ABB’s Silicon Valley and Zurich offices.   He obtained his PhD in Computer Science from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in the UK in 1991, and has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the U.S

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