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  • Mar
    1

    Jian Cao, Assoc. VP of Research, "Manufacturing – An Integration Platform"

    Center for Robotics and Biosystems (CRB)

    12:00 PM M164, Technological Institute

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    Jian Cao, Assoc. VP of Research, Northwestern University, Center for Robotics and Biosystems

    Speaker: Jian Cao, Associate VP for Research, Cardiss Collins Professor of Mechanical, Civil and Environmental, and Materials Science Engineering Director of Northwestern Initiative for Manufacturing Science and Innovation (NIMSI)

    Title: Manufacturing – An Integration Platform

    Date and Time: Friday, March 1 at 12:00 PM CT

    Location: Tech M164 and Zoom

    Zoom Link: https://tinyurl.com/CRBSeminar

    • NU-authenticated attendees will be automatically admitted. Others, please email amy.nedoss@northwestern.edu to be admitted from the waiting room.

    Abstract: Current research efforts at our manufacturing group are rooted in advancing new flexible manufacturing processes using the hybrid physics-based data-driven approaches. In this talk, I will demonstrate why manufacturing is an integration platform that research in control, machine learning and mechanics can see their impacts. Specifically, I will focus on robot-forming, a rapid dieless forming for producing three-dimensional parts without geometry-specific tooling, and introduce our NSF Engineering Research Center HAMMER. Our research particularly targets three notoriously challenging aspects of the process, i.e., long history-dependent properties, complex geometric features, and the high dimensionality of their design space.

    Bio: Cardiss Collins Professor Jian Cao (MIT’95, MIT’92, SJTU’89) specialized in innovative manufacturing processes and systems, particularly in the areas of deformation-based processes and laser additive manufacturing processes. Prof. Cao is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S). She is the Founding Director of the research center on Manufacturing Science and Innovation at Northwestern, known as NIMSI. Cao is a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), ASME, the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP) and SME. Her major awards include DoD Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship, ASME Ted Belytschko Applied Mechanics Award, ASME Milton C. Shaw Manufacturing Research Medal, Charles Russ Richards Memorial Award from ASME and Pi Tau Sigma, SME Gold Medal, and SME Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal. Prof. Cao was the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Materials Processing Technology, and now serves as an Associate Vice President for Research at Northwestern, a member of the National Materials and Manufacturing Board of the National Academies, Board of Directors of SME, and Board of mHUB – accelerator for hardtech innovation and manufacturing in Chicago.

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    TIME Friday, March 1, 2024 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    CONTACT Amy Nedoss    amy.nedoss@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR Center for Robotics and Biosystems (CRB)

  • Apr
    18

    TAM Seminar- Laura De Lorenzis

    McCormick - Mechanical Engineering (ME)

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    LOCATION A230, Technological Institute    map it

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    CONTACT Jeremy Wells    jeremywells@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Mechanical Engineering (ME)

  • Apr
    22

    ME512 Distinguished Speaker Seminar Marcia K. O'Malley

    McCormick - Mechanical Engineering (ME)

    3:00 PM LR3, Technological Institute

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    TIME Monday, April 22, 2024 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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    CONTACT Jeremy Wells    jeremywells@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Mechanical Engineering (ME)

  • Apr
    30

    ME Alumni Seminar Series- Apostolos Karafillis

    McCormick - Mechanical Engineering (ME)

    2:00 PM 1.350, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center

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    TIME Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    LOCATION 1.350, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center    map it

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    CONTACT Jeremy Wells    jeremywells@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Mechanical Engineering (ME)

  • May
    3

    Russ Tedrake, MIT and Toyota Research Institute, "Dexterous Manipulation with Diffusion Policies"

    Center for Robotics and Biosystems (CRB)

    11:30 AM M416, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, May 3, 2024 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Amy Nedoss    amy.nedoss@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • May
    8

    Extending Care: A Conversation about Conservation and Futurity

    Block Museum of Art

    6:00 PM Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh

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    TIME Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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  • Jun
    10

    Northwestern Engineering PhD Hooding and Master's Degree Recognition Ceremony

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    9:00 AM Welsh-Ryan Arena

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    TIME Monday, June 10, 2024 at 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    LOCATION Welsh-Ryan Arena   

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    CONTACT Amy Pokrass    amy.pokrass@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

  • Jun
    10

    Northwestern Engineering Undergraduate Convocation

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    2:00 PM Welsh-Ryan Arena

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    TIME Monday, June 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    LOCATION Welsh-Ryan Arena   

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    CONTACT Amy Pokrass    amy.pokrass@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science