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    TLI's Mike Johnson addresses Russian targeting of state election systems

    The federal government recently revealed that Minnesota was one of 21 states whose election systems were targeted by Russian-affiliated hackers before last year’s elections. In an interview with the StarTribune, Mike Johnson, TLI director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies program, shared how he thinks the State could better protect its cyber security.

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    9 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Get More Benefits From Mentoring

    Mentoring is popular in the world of entrepreneurship, and especially in academic entrepreneurship. Many successful entrepreneurs want to give advice. Many would-be entrepreneurs want advice. Many business schools want to connect real achievers with their students. But is there some advice that is worth taking and some worth ignoring?
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    Medical Device by MDI Faculty Member is Helping Veterans Walk

    TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson, a pioneer in the orthopedic wearables industry, is helping veterans regain their balance and walk better with Walkasins, a wearable prosthesis. The medical device can help patients with peripheral neuropathy, which often affects diabetics, but also veterans, many of whom may have acquired the condition from Agent Orange. Dr. Oddsson is a faculty member in the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation degree program.

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    TLI Announces 2017 Recipients of the Schulman and van Wyk Merit-Based Fellowships

    The awards selection committee at the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of TLI's merit fellowships. These two fellowships, which were created in honor of the distinguished former TLI colleagues Professor Yechiel (Jack) Shulman and Dr. Rias van Wyk, are awarded to second-year M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) students.
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    TLI Faculty Member Reflects on the Power of Language

    TLI faculty member Stephen Wilbers is a columnist for the Star Tribune, in which he recently wrote about the power of language and his communication class for technology professionals at TLI.

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    In Response to Billionaires Investing in Energy, TLI Director Dr. Massoud Amin Stresses Upgrading the U.S. Grid

    Billionaire investors like Warren Buffett and Paul Singer are moving to invest in energy, while utilities increasingly focus on creating a "smart grid" to improve the flow of power from renewable resources. In a recent interview with CNBC, TLI Director Dr. Massoud Amin, widely known as the "father of the smart grid," says that the U.S. grid needs to be modernized and strengthened.

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    TLI's Mike Rozin Responds to Vehicle Terror Attack in Barcelona

    In a segment on the terrorist attack in Barcelona in which a vehicle drove into a crowd, KARE 11 spoke with TLI's Michael Rozin on what can be done to mitigate or prevent such attacks to avoid fatalities and injuries. Rozin is a faculty member in the M.S. in Security Technologies program and has years of national and international counterterrorism experience.

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    Managerial Tools - "Don't Check Your Brain at the Door"

    Steve Webster, MOT faculty member and Honeywell/Edson W. Spencer Chair in Technology Management, explores how managerial tools can either encourage or thwart innovation and entrepreneurship. Webster has a background in electrical engineering and computer science, and more than 30 years of experience at 3M, the last 12 as corporate VP.
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    TLI's Mike Johnson on Why Gas Station Pumps Lack Chip Readers

    In an interview with WCCO, TLI's Mike Johnson spoke to reporters about the slow transition by gas stations to switch their pumps from using credit card readers that use magnetic strips to chip readers. Johnson is the director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies, as well as the James J. Renier Chair in the Management of Security Technologies.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson Discusses How Big Companies Monitor, Remove Offensive Content

    On Tuesday, YouTube made a statement committing to fight terrorism online. TLI's Mike Johnson spoke with WCCO about how corporations fight and remove offensive and dangerous content. Johnson is the director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies, as well as the James J. Renier Chair in the Management of Security Technologies.