Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Redesign Features of the 1967 Mustang

An engineering professional with over two decades of experience, Ajoy Kapila has served as a Senior Corporate Optimization Engineer at MillerCoors, LLC, since 2011. Outside of work, Ajoy Kapila enjoys applying his engineering and technological knowledge to modification projects on his 1967 Ford Mustang. 

As the first redesign of the original 1964 model year, the 1967 Mustang featured a longer and wider body along with the same 108-inch wheelbase of its predecessor. The car’s designers, including Chief Engineer Tom Feaheny, worked to enhance the overall ride and handling of the car by revising the front suspension geometry to reduce steering effort and improve precision. 

Changes to the original Mustang’s body style included an enlarged grille opening, more prominent side sculpting, and a wider track. The 1967 Mustang’s interior was also redesigned to feature a new dash and options such as a tilt-away steering wheel. Other available options included cruise control and a fold-down rear seat that came with the fastback model. 

Generally speaking, the 1967 redesign was well received by most critics in its day. Although a number of other popular cars, including the Pontiac Firebird and the Plymouth Barracuda, were among the class of 1967 releases, the Mustang still greatly outsold its nearest competitor.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Colorado Technical University - IT Management graduate program

Before becoming an executive manager in engineering and manufacturing, Ajoy Kapila attended Purdue University in Hammond, Indiana where he earned a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Ajoy Kapila also attended Colorado Technical University (CTU) in Colorado Springs, Colorado where he earned a Master of Science in IT Management.

Founded in 1965, Colorado Technical University offers a wide range of educational programs to help students prepare for careers in areas like business management, computer science, healthcare, and criminal justice among others. The school features undergraduate and graduate programs, including a master of science program in Information Technology (IT) Management.

The graduate program in IT Management gives students training in a wide range of IT information such as Relational Database Management, Project Planning and Execution, as well as Cost Control Techniques and Network Administration. The program helps IT students be prepared to design, build, integrate, and manage systems that are currently used by companies around the world.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Purdue College of Engineering Creates MRI Device

An engineer with more than two decades of experience, Ajoy Kapila serves as Senior Corporate Optimization Engineer for MillerCoors, LLC, in Milwaukee. Ajoy Kapila holds a Master of Science in IT Management from Colorado Technical University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, where graduate students recently developed groundbreaking new MRI technology .

Purdue’s College of Engineering has developed technology that works alongside existing MRI machines to conduct simultaneous medical imaging and recording. The technology records electro-physiological signals during scanning and allows medical personnel to monitor patients more effectively. The device was created with the goal of learning when to start and stop recording in order to obtain meaningful signals during MRI scans. 

The technology was developed by two graduate research assistants, Ranajay Mandal and Nishant Babaria, under the direction of Zhongming Liu, an assistant professor in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Researchers from Purdue shared their findings on the technology at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.