Professor Shin is organizing two back-to-back workshops on laser
based manufacturing and additive manufacturing on September 25 and
26. See the fully packed
agenda. These events are sponsored by the College of
Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, and
Center for Laser-based
Manufacturing Interested people should contact Professor Shin
Professor Shin delivered a lecture in the graduate seminar series at
University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign on Feb. 24, 2018 with the
topic of “Laser-based Advanced Manufacturing and Materials
Professor Shin was an invited speaker at the SPIE Photonics West in
San Francisco from Jan. 27-Feb. 1, 2018 and gave a talk with the
title of "Additive Manufacturing: Capabilities, Challenges and
Professor Shin gave a seminar at Georgia Institute of Technology on
Oct. 24, 2017 with the topic of “Can Lasers Light Up Advanced
Manufacturing and Materials Processing Arena?”
- Professor Shin gave a talk as an
invited speaker with the title of “Ultrafast Laser Induced Plasmas:
Modeling, Measurement and Its Implication”, at the Symposium on
Applied Spectroscopy and Photonics (SASP), Purdue University Chapter
of Society for Applied Spectroscopy, which was held on September
Professor Shin received the
S.M. Wu Research Implementation Award on June 30, 2016 for his
pioneering work on laser-assisted machining and industrial
implementation during the 2016 MSEC/NAMRC conference held in
Blacksburgh, Virginia. See the
Professor Shin gave an invited
talk at the Workshop on Predictive
Theoretical and Computational Approaches for Additive Manufacturing
held on Oct. 7-9, 2015 at the National
Academy of Science in Washington, DC. His lecture can be viewed
NAS web site.
Professor Shin delivered a lecture
with the title of "Can lasers light up new advanced manufacturing
and materials processing?" as the distinguished speaker at the
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Oct. 9, 2015.
Shin was recognized on June 1, 2015 at Cobo Hall in
Detroit, Michigan, during SME Gala with the
W. Taylor Research Medal for his significant contributions to
the science and art of manufacturing processes. For further
information, see the
Shin gave a lecture at Tsinghua University on May 19, 2015 with the
topic of "Role of Lasers on Modern Manufacturing".
Benxin Wu joined Purdue after a successful career at Illinois
Institute of Technology and is now serving as the associate director
of the Center.
recent graduates working at the Center began their careers in academia. Dr. Wenda Tan is an assistant professor at the University of Utah, while
Dr. Xin Zhao is now an assistant professor at Clemson.
center director, delivered lectures on the capabilities and
potential of additive manufacturing to large industrial audiences at
several conferences in 2014.
patents were issued based on new inventions from the Center:
– Laser-Assisted Machining Process
with Distributed Lasers, U.S. Patent No. 8,053,705 B2, Nov. 8, 2011.
– Integrated Laser Material
Processing Cell, U.S. Patent No. 8,604,381 B1, Dec. 10, 2013.
Machining Apparatus and Process, U.S. Patent No. 8,839,497 B2, Sept.
Laser-Assisted Micro Machining Systems and Methods, U.S. Patent No.
8,847,114 B1, Sept. 30, 2014
students who worked on the Center projects went to industry and
academia in recent years: Tyler A. Davis (Ph.D., 2011)
Caterpillar; Wenqian Hu (Ph.D., 2011) Cummins Engine Company; Pratik
Halani (M.S., 2011) Schlumberger; Hongtao Ding (Ph.D., 2012) Univ.
of Iowa (assistant professor); Shaoyi Wen (Ph.D., 2012) Univ. of
Texas, Austin; J. Michael Wilson (M.S., 2012) Cenit North America;
Gary Hedberg (M.S., 2013) Cenit North America Xiaoyang Ye (M.S.,
2014) CGG, US Imaging; Masiyang Luo (M.S., 2014) Cummins Engine
Company; Xiangyang Dong (Ph.D., 2017)
Center hosted another workshop on laser direct deposition on Nov. 10
at Purdue University.
About 35 people participated in the workshop. Please see the
workshop page for details.
Center Industrial Advisory Board was held on Nov. 11 at Purdue
University. For details, please see
successful new results of several projects carried out at the Center
presented at two upcoming conferences.
Materials Sciences and
Technology 2011 Conference & Exhibition during Oct,
16-20 in Columbus, Ohio and
International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics
(ICALEO) during Oct. 23-27 in Orlando, Florida.
the additional news in the archived news.