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Ajay P. Malshe
Ajay P. Malshe, the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ajay Malshe has gained a national and international reputation in academia, entrepreneurship and industries for advanced manufacturing, bio-inspired designing, functional multi-materials, and system integration and productization. Over the decades, application areas of his interest and contributions have included heterogeneous microelectronics for high-density systems; nanomanufacturing for extreme machines; in-space servicing, assembly and manufacturing (ISAM) at the point of need; and biomanufacturing for future foods and farms for equity. He is a Fellow of five prestigious professional societies: American Society of Materials (ASM), American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), International Academy of Production Engineers (CIRP), Institute of Physics IIoP (London, UK) and the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
- Office Hours: A Conversation with Ajay Malshe
- Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering and Sciences-Ajay Malshe
- The 20 most influential professors in smart manufacturing - Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
- National Academies Press - Convergent Manufacturing: A Future of Additive, Subtractive, and Transformative Manufacturing Workshop
- Tech Briefs TV - 3D Printing Food via Frugal Engineering
- ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering Editorial
- 2022 AAAS Fellows
- Matsuura Announces Strategic Partnership to Foster Innovations in Convergent Manufacturing
Stephan Biller, the Harold T. Amrine Distinguished Professor, School of Industrial Engineering & Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business
Stephan Biller's research encompasses such subjects as smart manufacturing, digital twins, Industry 4.0, supply chain management, analytics, AI and cloud. Previously, he served as founder and CEO of Advanced Manufacturing International, vice president of Product Management for AI Applications & Watson IoT at IBM, chief manufacturing scientist & manufacturing technology director at General Electric, and tech fellow & global group manager for Manufacturing Systems at General Motors. He is an IEEE Fellow and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
- Purdue Professor Stephan Biller Inducted into the National Academy of Engineering
- Founder and CEO, Advanced Manufacturing International
- AI-Powered Manufacturing: Stephan Biller VP of IBM Watson IoT
- This New GE Factory is a Blueprint for the Future of Manufacturing
- Digital twins: Smart manufacturing's DNA for a bright future
- Simulation: The Critical Technology in Digital Twin Development
- Implementing Digital Twins That Learn: AI and Simulation are at the Core
- Who's Who in Industry 4.0?
Elmer Bruhn Associate Professor (AAE)
Co-Director, Institute for Control Optimization and Networks (ICON)
Stephen John Elliott
Interim Associate Dean Undergraduate Programs
Head, Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation (Poly)
Michael D. Sangid
Professor (AAE, ME)
Executive Director, Hypersonics Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center (HAMTC)