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Advanced Manufacturing (M)

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Program director

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Linda Molnar

Technology topic

Advanced Manufacturing (M)

Advanced Manufacturing (M)

The Advanced Manufacturing topic aims to support emerging innovations in manufacturing with the potential to stimulate the nation’s manufacturing sector by improving its efficiency, competitiveness, and sustainability. Proposed technology should be environmentally friendly, compatible with human health, and driven by technological advancements aiming to create positive and enduring social impact. Examples include, but are not limited to, innovative technologies for the processing of a variety of single-component and multi-component materials, biological and bio-inspired materials, flexible electronics, ceramics, polymers, metals, alloys, and novel composites using a variety of advanced manufacturing processes.

M1. Additive Manufacturing Components and Systems

M2. Bio-Inspired Manufacturing

M3. Cybermanufacturing

M4. Human-Centric Industrial Technologies

M5. Manufacturing Technologies

M6. Modeling and Simulation

M7. Personalized Manufacturing / Maker Manufacturing / Maker to Manufacturer

M8. Sustainable Manufacturing Technology

M9. Transportation Technologies

M10. Other Manufacturing Technologies