7:30 am - Lobby, Zelazo Center
Students set up for poster session
8:00 am - Room 250, Zelazo Center
Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am - Room 250, Zelazo Center
Dr. Brett Peters, Dean of College of Engineering & Applied Science
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
8:45 am - Room 250, Zelazo Center
What is the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network?
Group breaks into tracks (below)
Afternoon sessions listed below tracks
Be part of a spring event that brings together approximately 100 materials and manufacturing researchers and students from across the state. This one-day symposium offers:
- Learning tracks for industry and academic researchers, and students.
- Networking lunch reception and student poster session.
Meet state-wide industry and faculty researchers, and students from campus affiliates.
- Exhibit booths from area sponsors
Student Track Tour
The student track includes a tour of ATI Forged Products, Inc. at Cudahy, WI.
Students, learn what makes a successful materials and component supplier, and if this could be a potential career path for you. Tour includes a Metallurgical and a Non-destructive testing lab
9:00 - 9:30 am - Room 250, Zelazo Center
Break | Visit exhibit booths
9:30 am - 10:00 am - Room 250, Zelazo Center
Keynote Address: The Importance of entrepreneurial thinking in engineering education
10:00 - 10:15 am - Room 250, Zelazo Center
Industry Focus Group Results
Presented by: Dr. Jon J. McCarthy
Senior Scientist- Emeritus and Researcher
Wisconsin Materials Institute
College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:15 - 10:45 am - Room 250, Zelazo Center
Available Wiscmat.org Web Resources
Presented by: Prof. Marlann Patterson
University of Wisconsin-Stout
10:45 am - 12:15 pm - Room 250, Zelazo Center
Proposed Initiative: Agile Solutions for Industrial Challenges
Presented by: Prof. Doug Dunham
Director, Materials Science Center
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
12:15 - 12:30 pm - Room 250, Zelazo Center
Break | Visit exhibit booths
9:00 - 9:15 am
Board the bus for industry tour
9:45 am - 11:45 am
ATI Forged Products Inc. tour
Bus leaves ATI Forged Products, Inc.
Bus returns to Zelazo Center, UW-Milwaukee
Tour a forging operation that produces components for
turbine engines, mining, and transportation industries
Get advice from engineers in industry
Learn what makes a successful materials and
Find out if this could be a potential career path
Shared afternoon events
12:30 - 2:30 pm - Room 250 and Lobby, Zelazo Center
Student Poster Session with Lunch Reception
2:30 - 3:00 pm - Room 171, Zelazo Center
Break | Move to second floor for Parallel/Shared Track | Exhibits close
3:00 - 4:00 pm - Room 171, Zelazo Center
What are Industry Sponsored Undergraduate Research and Capstone Programs?
Presented by: Prof. Palash Banerjee
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
4:00 pm - Room 171, Zelazo Center
Presented by: Prof. Ben Church
Materials Science & Engineering Dept.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee | Symposium Host