TechConnect World 2020
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Advanced Manufacturing Innovation

Advanced Manufacturing Innovation

Symposium Chair

Joey MeadJoey Mead
Professor; Director of the Nanomanufacturing Center, UMass Lowell

Key Speakers (preliminary program)

Ahmed BusnainaAhmed Busnaina
WL Smith Chair, Director Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nanomanufacturing
Northeastern University

Eitan ZeiraEitan Zeira
VP of product development
Nanocomp Technologies

Khershed P. CooperNanomanufacturing Research, Advanced Manufacturing Program and Funding Opportunities at NSF
Khershed P. Cooper
Program Director, Advanced Manufacturing Program, National Science Foundation


Advanced manufacturing enables transfer of science and technology into new products and processes. It is particularly pertinent for technologically complex products and for the commercialization of advanced materials such as those highlighted at TechConnect World. This symposium focuses on challenges and success stories in technology development and highlights exciting new approaches to solving manufacturing challenges.

Topics & Application Areas

  • New Industrial Platform Technologies
  • Novel Nanoscale Device Fabrication
  • Innovations in Scalable Nanomanufacturing Techniques
  • Lightweight & Modern Metals
  • Composites Manufacturing
  • Digital Manufacturing & Design Innovation
  • Industry 4.0: Automation & Data Exchange in Manufacturing
  • Smart Factories
  • Sustainable & Green Processes
  • AI for Advanced Manufacturing
  • Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Other
2020 Sponsors & Partners

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