Ford-MIT Alliance is renewed


The Ford-MIT Alliance has been renewed for a third five-year term ($15 million total) beginning January 2008. The alliance reports to Chancellor Phillip L. Clay, with Professor John Heywood, faculty director, Simon Pitts, alliance director for Ford, and Elaine Savage, MIT's executive director, managing a research portfolio of more than 20 projects including active safety, energy, powertrain and other areas. The alliance interacts with a visiting executive committee three times annually.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 6, 2007 (download PDF).


Topics: Energy, Industry

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