Objectives of the Center

The mission of the center is to promote and apply university lead research and development in partnership with industry.

RCAM supports a variety of R&D activities in the following areas:

  • Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing
  • Laser Materials Processing
  • Welding (GMAW, GTAW, plasma welding, laser welding, friction stir welding)
  • Abrasive Waterjet Materials Processing
  • E-beam materials processing
  • Sensing and Control of manufacturing processes
  • Numerical modeling of manufacturing processes