Excellence in Manufacturing and Operations (XMO) at the Crossroads of America
January 29, 2024
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) will conduct a regional meeting March 24-26, 2024, at the Purdue Union on the campus of Purdue University West Lafayette. You are cordially invited to attend. Registration is free but required.
Fueling Advanced Manufacturing Growth Across Indiana’s Hard Tech Corridor: Reimagine IN-MaC through Purdue in West Lafayette and Indianapolis
December 15, 2023
To fuel and impact the ongoing manufacturing renaissance and expand its reach across Indiana, Purdue University is launching The Indiana Next-Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC) node at Purdue University in Indianapolis in a joint venture with Purdue’s Manufacturing and Materials Research Laboratories (MMRL).
Call for papers: In-Space Manufacturing
November 27, 2023
ASME's Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering is publishing a special issue focused on In-Space Manufacturing, with guest editor Ajay Malshe, and is putting out a call for papers.
Purdue-led national summit issues call to action for resilient U.S. supply chains
November 14, 2023
More than 250 representatives from industry, government, academia and professional societies gathered in person and online Tuesday (Nov. 7) in Washington, D.C., for Purdue University's inaugural national summit focusing on resilience through excellence in manufacturing and operations.
ME's Sotelo, NSF grant aims to reclaim and reuse for sustainable space and Earth
October 19, 2023
There’s a lot of extra-terrestrial waste (trash) floating around Earth and beyond in outer space. Estimates vary but tend to coalesce at between 25,000-30,000 pieces of trackable human-made objects orbiting Earth because of accidents or uncommissioned payloads.
Purdue's eXcellence in Manufacturing and Operations initiative focuses on resiliency in the industry
October 03, 2023
Purdue University's recently launched eXcellence in Manufacturing and Operations Purdue Engineering Initiative, or XMO PEI, is positioned to strengthen the U.S. advanced manufacturing industry's adaptability for the 21st century across multiple sectors, such as semiconductors, aerospace, defense, biomanufacturing for agriculture, and transportation.
New interdisciplinary labs bolster U.S. manufacturing
October 01, 2023
Manufacturing and Materials Research Laboratories brings together 10 faculty, especially young and emerging national leaders, from different engineering disciplines to further manufacturing research, funding and industry collaboration.
ECE's Shakouri co-authors HBR article on 'How smaller manufacturers can upgrade their tech'
September 25, 2023
It is an opportune time for SME manufacturers to upgrade their operations by investing in new software and manufacturing innovations. The reasons include pressures on OEMs to build more resilient supply chains and to regionalize production and the falling cost and increasing ease of use of new technologies. This article describes six steps that SMEs can take to adopt these technologies.
Space: A Final Frontier for Semiconductor Manufacturing?
July 21, 2023
Trends and opportunities for semiconductor materials, quantum structures and nanodevices, metallization, dielectrics, chip platforms and their packaging, and related applications with tech, socio, political, and economic drivers were the central theme of the world's first roadmapping workshop for semiconductors held in July 2023.
Announcing the Purdue Manufacturing Summit
July 17, 2023
Purdue is uniquely qualified to lead the United States in the modern renaissance of manufacturing. In November 2023, the university will conduct the inaugural Purdue Manufacturing Summit in Washington, D.C.
Purdue signs landmark U.S.-Japan agreement in semiconductors at G7 summit
May 24, 2023
On May 21, 2023, in Hiroshima, Japan, Purdue President Mung Chiang signed another landmark international agreement, partnering with Micron, Tokyo Electron and other educational institutions in the United States and Japan to establish the “UPWARDS Network” for workforce advancement and research and development in semiconductors.
Purdue and India establish milestone semiconductor alliance
May 10, 2023
Purdue enters into another landmark international agreement, this one with the government of India, to advance workforce development, research and development, and industry partnerships in semiconductors.
eXcellence in Manufacturing and Operations (XMO) initiative meets the moment
May 09, 2023
Purdue Engineering draws on a long history of excellence in manufacturing and operations research, education, and innovation for translation to announce the eXcellence in Manufacturing and Operations Purdue Engineering Initiative.
From artisanal to automatic: Purdue tool allows greater control, speed for semiconductor manufacture
May 08, 2023
Purdue University engineers have developed a patent-pending tool to make the manufacture of ultrathin semiconductors more consistent, controllable and repeatable than traditional methods.
U.S.-Europe semiconductors collaboration marks milestone as Purdue, imec, Indiana announce partnership
May 03, 2023
Purdue University and the State of Indiana continue to make giant leaps in semiconductor research growth with a first-of-its-kind agreement with a cutting-edge European nano- and digital technology innovation hub.
Smart manufacturing, AIoT, digital twins, market failures, and the $11 trillion promise
April 21, 2023
Stephan Biller, the Harold T. Amrine Distinguished Professor in the School of Industrial Engineering and the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business at Purdue, was the keynote speaker at a Distinguished Institute for Control, Optimization and Networks (ICON) Seminar in April at Purdue.
Purdue convenes CHIPS summit in D.C. with Sec. Raimondo and Sen. Young, announces sustainability index and facility investment
April 19, 2023
Leaders from industry, government and academia convened at a summit April 18, 2023, in Washington, D.C. to forge national solutions at scale to address the future of U.S. innovation in microelectronics and the semiconductor workforce.
Purdue continues to lead in chip technology and workforce innovation across the U.S.
April 12, 2023
From creating microchip ‘clocks’ to authoring a book series on semiconductors, Purdue continues to forge the future of microelectronics in 2023. Purdue University’s persistent pursuit of microchip advancement through the innovation, partnerships and programs highlighted in this roundup continues to move the field forward. If you have any questions or would like to speak to a Purdue expert, contact Brian Huchel, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chiang: Indianapolis to play key role in Purdue's future as tech leader
January 09, 2023
Mung Chiang began his tenure as the university's 13th president, succeeding Mitch Daniels, and said the vision for Purdue's Indianapolis presence is clear. "Our goal is very simple: That Purdue University will invest in partners … and help to together grow the tech scene in our capital city."
Purdue, collaborators to 'put a flag in the ground' for in-space manufacturing
August 01, 2022
A Purdue Engineering team will collaborate with the lead institution University of New Hampshire, NASA and the University of Alabama to explore a new paradigm in manufacturing for the equitable commercialization, industrialization, and democratization of in-space manufacturing.