Andrew Honeycutt is an R&D Staff Member at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF). He has been working there since 2019 as part of the Intelligent Machine Tools Group where his topics of research are hybrid Manufacturing, design for hybrid manufacturing, machining dynamics, precision machine tools, precision metrology, and future machine tool technologies. In his current role at the MDF, Andrew has been able to collaborate with industry, government, and academia on various projects related to the aerospace, energy, and defense sectors.
He received his PhD from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2018 in Mechanical Engineering where his focus was on machining dynamics and precision metrology. He also taught several courses while earning his PhD including machining dynamics, mechanical vibrations, manufacturing technologies, and a machine design and build course. Andrew also graduated magna cum laude from UNCC with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2014.
After graduation, he worked for Makino as a Research and Development Process Engineer. While at Makino, he was able to improve milling strategies for large scale 5-axis parts in difficult-to-machine materials including titanium, inconel, and stainless steel. Andrew also helped with applications engineering on projects where tool and part dynamics knowledge was necessary to successfully complete the project. He also conducted in-class and online training sessions about machining dynamics and precision metrology.
- ETC Talks - The Race to Unleash American Machine Tool Performance
- Friday, October 23 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central
- ETC Talks - The Race to Unleash American Machine Tool Performance - REPLAY
- Wednesday, December 30 • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Central