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Laboratory for Advanced Manufacturing Processes and Sensing (LAMPS)

Solving the poor part quality problem in Additive Manufacturing with​ Sensors, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Process Knowledge. ​


Correct-as-you-build - ensuring that a part has zero defects.

Include different types of sensors inside the machine to detect defects.​
Identify the specific type of defect from the data gathered from the sensors using artificial intelligence.  ​
Correct the defect inside the machine by using a new hybrid additive-subtractive 3D printing strategy.​
Explain the physics of how and why defects are formed using computer simulation models.​
Suggest new manufacturing strategies to avoid defects in future parts. 
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