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MiCTA Announces Texas A&M Technology Internship
Internship will focus on location-based public safety research
"MiCTA is pleased to promote research on location-based services on campus, especially as it relates to public safety," says Tim von Hoff, Chief Operating Officer of MiCTA. "Improving the availability and accuracy of location-based public safety services would offer a major benefit for many of our members"
Dr. Walt Magnussen, the Director of the TAMU ITEC, will oversee the internship. "The ITEC was founded in 2004, and has received significant research support from the US. Department of Commerce, the US, Department of Transportation, National Science Foundation and the State of Texas," said Dr. Magnussen. "Location-
The one-year, half-time appointment will provide funding for one student to participate in a range of location-based research projects. "TAMU's ITEC is ideally suited to perform this research," says Dr. Magnussen. "The Center was founded in 2004, and is now considered one of the premier public safety research facilities in the United States."
MiCTA, located at 4805 Towne Centre, Suite 100 in Saginaw, MI, represents thousands of higher education, K-12, healthcare, library, governmental and charitable entities. Nationally, MiCTA seeks to resolve common voice, video and data issues, provide helpful information, participate in legislative and regulatory telecommunications advocacy, and negotiate discounted purchase contracts for telecommunications and technology services for its members. Please visit the MiCTA Web site, http://www.mictatech.org.
Tim von Hoff