Sixnet signs on as supporter of Louisiana Tech

Oct 26, 2009 | General News

Sixnet, a privately held company established in 1976, has become a new Industrial Partner with the College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech.

Sixnet manufactures innovative, open, industrial data products and provides products and services in applications across a variety of diverse markets including Military and Aerospace, Water and Wastewater, Process Control, Oil and Gas, and Remote Site Monitoring. Sixnet products are available through an international network of independent distributors and system integrators with offices in the United States, Europe, Canada, United Kingdom, Beijing and South East Asia.

The Industrial Partners Program provides the College with additional resources to enhance our academic programs so that we can continue to produce the graduates that are needed to meet industry’s needs both today and in the future.

“Sixnet is an innovator in cellular technologies for remote monitoring and control of energy systems. Their technologies will facilitate Smart Grid usage for efficient energy distribution. We are very pleased that they have joined our corporate partners in support of Louisiana Tech students” said College of Engineering and Science Dean Stan Napper.

Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science is a nationally recognized leader in educational innovation whose goal is to become “the best college in the world at integrating engineering and science in education and research.” The College of Engineering and Science is one of fourteen universities and organizations nation-wide to become Implementation Network Affiliates for the Center for Advancement on Scholarship in Engineering Education (CASEE), a unit of the National Academy of Engineering.

Written by Catherine Fraser