Minnesota Business

2017 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Winner Announced at Gala Banquet Presented by ACN, Inc.

15 12 2017

CONCORD, N.C., December 15, 2017 - Hard work pays off – especially for the Wolfpack’s senior defensive end Bradley Chubb. On Saturday, Dec. 4, the Football Writers Association of America and the Charlotte Touchdown Club named the 6-foot-4, 275-pound gladiator the 2017 Bronko Nagurski Trophy winner at the gala banquet in Charlotte. The event was viewed by the masses during the national broadcast presented by ACN on Dec. 7. Given to the NCAA’s top defensive player, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy is an award of high honor and prestige – and many of its recipients have the accolades to prove it. “It’s a little surreal moment just knowing the people who won this award in the past, but it’s definitely an honor,” Chubb said. With 23 1/2 tackles for loss, Chubb reigns as the FBS leader this season. He played 87 percent of the snaps against conference competitors this season and is a three-time ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week. Chubb set North Carolina State University career records...

Biggest Potash Producer's Cut in Production Will Help Balance Supply, Strengthen Price

15 12 2017

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Global Electric Vehicles Market to Grow at a CAGR of 28.3% (in Volume) From 2017 to 2026, Reports BIS Research

15 12 2017

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Global Cognitive Robotic Process Automation Market Anticipated to Reach $3.62 Billion by 2026, Reports BIS Research

15 12 2017

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Joseph W. Jerome, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

15 12 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC, December 15, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Joseph W. Jerome, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Jerome celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Adjunct professor in the department of mathematics at The George Washington University since 2013, Dr. Jerome previously spent 42 years teaching at Northwestern University. He also taught and lectured at Case Western Reserve University and the University...

Whistleblower Defeats Motion To Dismiss In Lawsuit Alleging Defective Defibrilators

14 12 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Late yesterday, Judge Joan N. Ericksen denied in its entirety Boston Scientific Corporation's motion to dismiss a whistleblower lawsuit involving allegedly defective cardiac defibrillators. The case will now move into discovery. The whistleblower's complaint alleged that Boston Scientific defrauded the United States and the State of California by marketing and selling defibrillators known as Cognis and Teligen, which Boston Scientific knew were defective. These devices are implanted in patients and are intended to deliver life-saving electric shocks to a patient's heart in the event of an abnormal heart rhythm. However, the whistleblower's suit alleges that Cognis and Teligen suffered from serious and potentially fatal defects in their design. The suit further alleges that Boston Scientific knew that the devices were defective to the point of complete malfunction, yet continued to sell them. Boston Scientific's motion to dismiss...

Counsyl Appoints Pamela Sedmak to Board of Directors

14 12 2017

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Counsyl today announced the appointment of Pamela Sedmak, former president and chief executive officer of Aetna Medicaid/Dual Eligibles and current senior advisor at McKinsey & Company, to the company’s board of directors. “We’re thrilled to have Pamela join our board and are confident in the valuable contributions she will make to Counsyl going forward,” said Ramji Srinivasan, co-founder and chief executive officer of Counsyl. “Pamela understands patient, provider and payer needs through her extensive experience working with some of the largest domestic payer organizations. Her insights and perspective will be essential for Counsyl in achieving our mission to provide actionable information that guides women and their families in making critical and timely health decisions.” Pamela is a senior advisor at McKinsey & Company, a worldwide management consulting firm. Prior to this role, she served as president and chief executive...

Third Wave Systems Successfully Models and Optimizes 5 Axis Machined Composite Components

14 12 2017

Third Wave Systems Finite Element Modeling of Continuous fiber composite machining. Third Wave Systems modeled the trimming process of 40 ply carbon-epoxy workpiece and predicted post-cut part quality Minneapolis, Minnesota December 14, 2017 In 2013, Third Wave Systems (TWS) was awarded a $3 million contract by the United States Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, one of the largest funded projects in the company’s 20-year history. The focus of the project was to expand Third Wave Systems impressive and successful metal-cutting solutions to polymer matrix composite (PMC) materials used on the latest warfighter programs. The Department of Defense Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF), which was designed to transition innovative technologies that resolve operational DoD challenges, allocated funds for the contract. Developed under the RIF, Third Wave Systems software products reduced machining cycle times by predicting and managing forces and predicting composite behavior. Engineers from...

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Diagnosed Navy Veteran to Call for Direct Access to The Nation's Top Compensation Lawyers if their Asbestos Exposure Occurred at A Shipyard

14 12 2017

    NEW YORK, NY, December 14, 2017 -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is passionate about being a top branded advocate for US Navy Veterans with mesothelioma. The group's number one priority is seeing to it that people like this receive the best possible financial compensation settlement. The group is especially focused on assisting US Navy Veterans who have mesothelioma if they were assigned to a ship at a shipyard where their exposure to asbestos would have probably been extreme.A US Navy Veteran who has recently received news of a mesothelioma diagnosis is urged to contact the Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 800-714-0303 for their unsurpassed free services. One of these services includes on-the-spot access to some of the nation's most experienced mesothelioma attorneys who work their tails off to make certain their client receives the very best possible financial compensation. At the same time, the group would like to steer a US Navy Veteran or their...

Akhouri Achyutanand Sinha, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

14 12 2017

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, December 14, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Akhouri Achyutanand Sinha, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Sinha celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Sinha is currently studying the characteristics of prostate cancer stem cells and aggressiveness of prostate cancer, in addition to proliferation and cell death. He is employed at the University of Minnesota's college of biological...

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