Research Expertise
  • Hydrodynamics of Complex Fluids and Multiphase Flows​
  • Computational Methods in Engineering
  • Topological optimization of structural analysis

Computational Multiphysics Research Group

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing; Powertrain and Emissions→Flow Analysis; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • 5-Axis numerically controlled machining
  • Automated polishing
  • Complex curve machining methods: Principle Axis Method (PAM) and Multi-Point Method (MPM)
  • Design of Numerical Control (NC) machines and controllers
  • Efficient tool path planning
  • Flank milling
  • Gouge detection and avoidance mechanisms
  • Machined surface evaluation
  • Surface finish estimation

5-Axis Surface Machining Lab

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Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing, Precision Machining; A to D profiles
Research Expertise
  • Modeling and Identification
  • Optimal trajectory generation
  • Precision motion control

Precision Controls Laboratory

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing, Precision Machining; E to H profiles
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Modeling/Simulation and real-time control of metal laser additive manufacturing
  • Micro-scale additive manufacturing
  • Opto-mechanical dual-parameter optical sensors developed through additive manufacturing

Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing; T to Z profiles
Research Expertise
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Power bed fusion
  • Power bed binder jetting
  • Digital design optimization
  • Process optimization
  • Data analytics
  • Monitoring and controls strategies

Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab (MSAM)

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing; T to Z profiles
Research Expertise
  • Polymers, interfacial phenomena and surface chemistry
  • Advanced coating and adhesive bonding technology
  • Multifunctional "green" and "smart" materials and processes, additive manufacturing or 3D printing.

Surface Science and Bio-nanomaterials Laboratory

Group(s): 
Lightweighting and Fabrication→Advanced Manufacturing, Composites and Polymers, Joining; T to Z profiles