Joshua Vaughan

Joshua Vaughan

Associate Professor at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Dr. Vaughan is currently an Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. While on a leave-of-absence from that appointment, he is working as an R&D Staff Member within the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Dr. Vaughan received his Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008. Upon graduation, he completed postdoctoral appointments at Tokyo Institute of Technology and Georgia Tech, then joined the faculty at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) in August of 2012. Dr. Vaughan's current research interests include the integration of conventional control methods and machine-learning-based controllers, energy-conscious control design, controller influence on human operator performance, mobile robotics for inspection and search-and-rescue operations, multi-agent additive manufacturing, and autonomous maritime systems. Dr. Vaughan was the winner of the 2013-2014 Rising Star Award, the 2015 Young Researcher of the Year, the 2014-2016 Rising Star Award, 2014-2016 Innovator Award, 2016-2018, Innovator Award, and the 2017-2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Sessions
ETC Talks - Moonshot - Polymer Mold Printing for Concrete Base Machine Tool
Monday, October 5 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Central
ETC Talks - Moonshot - Polymer Mold Printing for Concrete Base Machine Tool - REPLAY
Thursday, November 26 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Central
ETC Talks - Moonshot: Computer Control for Concrete Base Machine Tool
Monday, December 7 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Central
ETC Talks - Moonshot: Hybrid Manufacturing for Concrete Base Machine Tool
Monday, January 4 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Central