Archives for December 2016

Peter Bennett’s road trip

If the phrase “engineer fun” sounds like an oxymoron, you haven’t met Peter Bennett. Peter is a hardware engineer at Savant. “We build processor boards and controller boards,” he begins. “We used to do touch panels before the iPad came out. The other stuff I do I can’t tell you about.” Savant builds home automation […]

December Infrastructure: Cape Cod transportation study

The December Infrastructure Committee meeting was largely devoted to the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study, following our report to the CCTC board on proposed rail service to the Cape . According to one Infrastructure Committee member who attended the Mass DOT’s third public meeting on traffic study, there are eight places where there’s trouble, which will […]

Associate Quality Assurance Analyst – Convention Data Services

The Associate QA Analyst position is a full-time, junior-level entry position into the QA department. This position is designed for an individual who has no prior experience in QA, but demonstrates the aptitude and ability to train into a QA Analyst position. Primary responsibility is to learn the standard QA processes and procedures within the […]

Campus Portal Implementation Coordinator – Cape Cod Community College

This 18 month, grant-funded position will coordinate the campus-wide set up and implementation of the new campus portal. The portal is a password-protected web portal that pushes relevant campus information out to users and provides convenient, single-point access to major campus systems such as the electronic calendar, campus email and the web-based learning system.  It […]

November Infrastructure: Commuter Rail to Southeastern Massachusetts

Our November Infrastructure Committee meeting was devoted to proposed Commuter Rail to Southeastern Massachusetts. The Regional Transit Authority reported that Taunton, Fall River, and New Bedford have continued, unaccommodated transit needs. Service to these areas has been on the table for several years, but there has been a protracted discussion over what route the line […]

Marine technology start-ups in Southern New England

Our speaker at December’s First Friday was Tobias Stapleton, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of the UMass Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship – a business incubator for technology-driven companies. Along with Naval Undersea Warfare Center, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution,  UMass Dartmouth is part of a golden triangle of marine technology and expertise in […]