Owen Smith received the BCoE UG student Research Award. This award will support Owen's research on metal-based fused filament fabrication (FFF) process monitoring and material property prediction.
Congratulations, Owen!!
This paper highlights the state-of-the-art approaches in enhancing the use of small-scale datasets in additive manufacturing. Our vision for future research opportunities and directions in this area are also discussed.

The paper can be accessed from the link below:
Mahathir Mohammad Bappy has successfully defended his PhD dissertation! He will join the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Louisiana State University as an assistant professor in August 2024. Congratulations!!
Dr. Tian is recognized as one of the 2024 Susan Smyth Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers by SME. Since 1980, the SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award has recognized manufacturing engineers, age 35 or younger, who have made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry. Congratulations!
The NSF GRFP Award recognizes outstanding prospective and current graduate students who have demonstrated the potential to be high achieving scientists and engineers, early in their careers.

Ethan’s proposed research aims to advance the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM) by creating multiple frameworks that manage large volumes of diverse AM process data.
Mahathir Bappy won the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher (on-campus) Award!

Durant Fullington won the Best Publication award!
Publication: Durant Fullington, Linkan Bian, and Wenmeng Tian. (2023) "Design De-Identification of Thermal History for Collaborative Process-Defect Modeling of Directed Energy Deposition Processes." Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 145(5). https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4056488)
Owen Smith won the Best Undergraduate Technical Paper competition at the IISE Southeast Regional Student Conference. Congratulations!
Two manuscripts from our team have been accepted by NAMRC, and Bappy and Durant will present their work at the NAMRC/MSEC conference in June, in Knoxville, TN. Congratulations!!

In addition, one paper titled "Leveraging Small-scale Datasets for Additive Manufacturing: Current Practice and Remaining Gaps" has been accepted for publication as a fast-track paper at the Journal of Manufacturing Systems. Congratulations to Durant, Mahathir Bappy, and our co-authors (Emmanuel Yangue, and Dr. Chenang Liu from Oklahoma State University)!