RESEARCH GROUP

Manufacturing, Engineering, & Technology

The Manufacturing, Engineering, & Technology Group research explores evolving technologies and manufacturing engineering systems, primarily in the automotive industry. The research includes technology and product planning combined with manufacturing to offer a comprehensive and strategic perspective. MET research provides industry support with advancing technology, improved product development and manufacturing processes. MET offers technology benchmarking and business analysis of cutting edge developments in such areas as; design, joining, tooling, materials and production system performance. Their work delivers technology assessment to support improved fuel economy through advanced powertrains and vehicles mass reduction. The MET group oversees several industry-led coalitions involving the automotive, powertrain, tooling, and materials industries.

Research Topics

  • Fuel Economy Technologies
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Tooling
  • Materials
  • Industry 4.0 – IOT
  • Powertrain
  • Lightweighting Pathways
  • Product Development

Programs

CALM: Coalition for Automotive Lightweighting Materials

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TAC: Technology Advisory Council

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Advanced Powertrain Thought Leadership Roundtable Program

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Powertrain Portal >

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