The announcement was made on October 6th at the dedication of the
Ford and Boeing will each provide financial support for three years, and Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science will provide administration of the alliance and office space for a full-time Ford employee who will serve as an industrial alliance co-ordinator.
The initial focus of the research conducted at the
The alliance will be overseen by an executive committee composed of the vice presidents of research of the partners or their designees.
The agreement between the three is expected to become final later this month.