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Center for Manufacturing Research

CMR Faculty Spring Seminar Series
All Seminars are in Brown Hall, Room 208, from 11:00 am - noon. Light refreshments will be served.

April 16: Cynthia Rice - "Direct Formic Acid Fuel Cells for Portable Power"
April 21: Kwon-Lon Ting - "Rotatability Laws and the Whole Motion of Linkages and Manipulators.
April 28: Ian Swagerty (graduate student) - "Assessing Industrial Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Plants"

CMR to offer Short Courses in Industrial Technical Manufacturing. Please take brief survey to tell us which courses interest you! Email completed survey to
TTU CMR short course survey web

Putting technology to work for you!

The Center for Manufacturing Research was created to draw together resources of the State of Tennessee, the university, industries and government funding agencies into a cooperative effort to be on the leading edge of the latest technological advances in manufacturing. The Center draws upon expertise from throughout the College of Engineering and various other colleges, departments and the university, as appropriate, as well as resources outside the university. The Center also employs dedicated faculty and staff that are responsible for enhancing and supporting our strategic research program. Staffing includes three faculty, one Post Doctoral Assistant, three R&D engineers, eight supporting office and laboratory staff, and numerous graduate research assistants.

Established in 1985, the Center for Manufacturing Research exceeded the State of Tennessee's benchmarks of performance and was officially recognized by the State as an Accomplished Center of Excellence in 1990.

As part of the College of Engineering's new initiative, the Center is the home of three strategic research areas:

For more information contact:

Vahid Motevalli, Ph.D.
Interim Director
Center for Manufacturing Research


 CMR Student Leora Maxwell at the 2015 CMR Student Leora Maxwell at the 2015 "Posters at the Capitol"
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Working Summer Internships in Industrial Energy Efficiency are Available
Internships - 2015

3d Printer CMR Offers 3D Printing Capabilities
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Dr. Robert Qiu Dr. Robert Qiu Named IEEE Fellow

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Dr. Holly Stretz Dr. Holly Stretz awarded beam time on ORNL Spallation Neutron Source.

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Dr. Vahid Motevalli Dr. Vahid Motevalli Participates in A3IRCON 2015.

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