Chat with the engineers who work hard to help you work smarter! World-renown researchers Thomas Kurfess, Ph.D. and Lonnie J. Love, Ph.D. join us from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Charged with ensuring our country’s manufacturing sector thrives, Kurfess and Love are blazing new trails by asking “what if” questions and whittling away the kinks in the last step of manufacturing technology products before market. This conversation is your chance to hear about the transformative technologies emerging within the industry; pose questions about how their research can help your business; and gain insight into their technology assessment strategies. These guys aren’t just INTELLIGENT…they’re practical, approachable, and witty.
March Focus: ORNL scientists are using hybrid (integrated subtractive and additive) machines to automate the highly manual process of refurnishing worn and damaged dies. Get the details about how this process could dramatically reduce an OEM’s carbon footprint by retaining salvageable material and reducing energy consumption while producing refurbished dies that are better than the original.
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