NCMS Congratulates Dr. Thomas Kurfess on New Role as the Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Chief Manufacturing Officer

Ann Arbor, Michigan The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) congratulates NCMS Board of Director Dr. Thomas Kurfess Ph.D., FSME, P.E. on his new position as the Chief Manufacturing Officer of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL.) In addition to supporting ORNL’s pioneering research in advanced manufacturing, Dr. Kurfess will provide leadership on the development of new manufacturing platforms and controls systems that will enable autonomous manufacturing through robotics and
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NCMS Hosting Pearl Harbor Shipyard Technology Showcase

NCMS introduces innovative technology at Technology Showcase at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Jan 22-24 Pearl Harbor Shipyard, Hawaii — The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) is hosting a Technology Showcase at the U.S. Naval Shipyard at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, January 22-24, 2019. The event will introduce new and innovative technologies, products, and processes that could assist the maintenance and sustainment communities with filling unmet needs. Through the Commercial
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Expert Educator Team Releases Final Report: Aligning Lightweight Technology and Manufacturing Talent Development

College & University Faculty Team Concludes Series of Recommendations Addressing Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies Contacts: Pam Hurt NCMS 248-867-3525 pamh@ncms.org Jeff Lieberson APLU 202-478-6073 jlieberson@aplu.org Joe Steele LIFT 313-309-9132 jsteele@lift.technology DETROIT – Higher education and industry need to work together to adapt current curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive
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LIFT Releases Report Highlighting Four Critical Imperatives Universities Must Take to Improve Engineering Work-And-Learn Models

DETROIT – LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, today announced the release of “Engineering Work-and-Learn: Imperatives for Innovation,” a report aimed to support universities work in better preparing engineering students for the workplace. The report captures four key imperatives for university faculty, administrators, and industry partners to innovate work-and-learn models to better prepare engineering students for work in industry. The four
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Maryland Dignitaries, Nation’s Top Manufacturers and Universities Convene in Aberdeen for AMMP Program Launch

Maryland, Harford County Celebrate Region’s Selection and Support at NCMS, Army Research Lab AMMP Kickoff National Defense Technology Revolution with Additive Manufacturing Prowess   ABERDEEN, Md. – 12:01 a.m. ET Friday, October 26, 2018 Aberdeen, Maryland, is the hub for a major additive manufacturing (3D printing) initiative leading to unprecedented speed in parts production, new weapon system design and materials, dramatic cuts in costs and delivery times, and point-of-need part
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