University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering
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Manufacturing Research
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison


Connecting advanced research with manufacturing industries


Research in Manufacturing Machines and Equipment

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Laboratory Facilities




Research Projects






  • Neil Duffie — Systems, process automation, control, robotics

  • Xiaochun Li — Laser processing, nanocomposites, tribology, sensing

  • Robert Lorenz — Electromagnetic actuators, power electronics, control

  • Frank Pfefferkorn — Laser processing, micromachining, friction stir welding

  • Dharmaraj ("Raj") Veeramani — RFID, e-business, supply chains, quick-response

  • Shiyu Zhou — Sensing, quality, productivity, variation, control

  • Michael Zinn — Medical and industrial robotics, actuation, control, haptics