2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Daniel Walczyk Ph D

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2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Daniel Walczyk, Ph. D, PE Professor and Center Director

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Daniel Walczyk, Ph. D, PE Professor and Center Director

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Center for Automation Technologies and Systems Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ESD

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Center for Automation Technologies and Systems Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ESD Program: NYSTAR Profile Key services • • • Technical & Business Consultation Needs/Resource Matching within Rensselaer Collaborative Research and Grant Writing Proof of Concept Demonstration of New Manufacturable Products, Manufacturing Processes and Systems Surrogate R&D and/or Manufacturing Engineering Department for SMEs Key Capabilities & Industries Served • • • Mechanical, electrical, chemical, materials, industrial, computer systems and biomedical engineering expertise Fully equipped & staffed prototyping shop (CNC machining, 3 D printing, metal working, plastics processing, composites mfg. , AWJ and laser cutting) 13, 000 ft 2 of lab space including high bay with 20 ton gantry crane Automation and advanced robotics testbeds Clean room space • • • Smart manufacturing and advanced controls expertise Computational modeling expertise (FEA, CFD, multiphysics) Product and process characterization within Rensselaer (mechanical, electrical, materials, chemical, biological) Industries Served: All manufacturers from small to medium-size enterprises (SMEs) to multi-national corporations

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Asset Highlights

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Asset Highlights

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Asset Highlights • • • Automation & Robotics Applied to

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Asset Highlights • • • Automation & Robotics Applied to Advanced Manufacturing – Production and Assembly – Advanced materials processing (e. g. , composites, polymers, biomaterials) – Additive manufacturing (metal, bioadditive, food) – Collaborative robotics – Clean tech energy products (e. g. , fuel cells, batteries) Computation modeling of manufacturing processes Smart manufacturing Manufacturing taxonomy, i. e. specialization of a conceptualization Digital manufacturing, digital thread, digital twin

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Case Study Proof of Concept Demonstration Patented Pressure Focusing Layer

2017 NYSTAR Annual Meeting Case Study Proof of Concept Demonstration Patented Pressure Focusing Layer (PFL) Concept for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Compression Mold/Mask Shape Optimization to Achieve Uniform Consolidation Pressure (similar to autoclaving) Advanced Tooling Concepts 3 D Part Fabrication with PFL Mold Set