NSF Funding Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing and Manufacturing Systems Integration

22 Mar 9:30 am

Colvard Student Union, Foster Ballroom M and Virtual

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Speaker: Dr. Janis Terpenny, Program Director for the Manufacturing Systems Integration (MSI) program, National Science Foundation

Dr. Janis Terpenny is Program Director of the Manufacturing Systems Integration (MSI) program at the National Science Foundation (NSF), the newest core program in the Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation division. She is also professor jointly appointed in Mechanical Engineering and Systems Engineering & Operations Research at George Mason University. The major themes of Dr. Terpenny’s research include intelligent and integrated systems for design and manufacturing; product families and platforms; product obsolescence; product and system complexity; prognostics and diagnostics in manufacturing; and engineering design education. Previously, she served as professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and dean of engineering at the University of Tennessee, department head of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State, department chair of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State, technology thrust lead for the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII, now MxD), director of the NSF IUCRC Center for e-Design, program director at NSF in the Division of Undergraduate Education, and professor at Virginia Tech and the University of Massachusetts. She has industry work experience with the General Electric Company. She is fellow of ASME and IISE, and member of AAAS, Alpha Pi Mu, ASEE, INFORMS, SME, and Tau Beta Pi. She chairs the ASME Intelligent Manufacturing Technology Group (IMTG), is Senior VP of Academics on the IISE Board of Trustees, Governor Elect for the ASME Board of Governors, member of the Governing Board of CYManII and the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of MxD.

Who should attend?  Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Faculty, Postdocs

Why should you attend?  This seminar provides participants with the opportunity to learn about the Advanced Manufacturing (AM) and Manufacturing Systems Integration (MSI) programs in the NSF CMMI Division. The Advanced Manufacturing (AM) program supports the fundamental research needed to revitalize American manufacturing to grow the national prosperity and workforce, and to reshape our strategic industries.  The Manufacturing Systems Integration (MSI) program focuses on fundamental research addressing the opportunities and challenges digital technologies present for the next industrial revolution.  This seminar coincides with the IISE Student Regional conference hosted by Industrial Systems Engineering.

This event is hosted by Industrial Systems Engineering in conjunction with the IISE Student Regional Conference.