The university on Tuesday announced its new
"We need to invite more young and talented people into manufacturing and share with them the opportunity to be part of the emerging manufacturing renaissance that will see U.S. manufacturing lead the world into and through the 21st century," Dosser said in a news release. "Much of today's manufacturing is done in highly digitized settings and clean rooms, in which innovation and imagination are key."
Dosser will be the center's senior fellow for technology advancement, according to
The center will work online to connect students with employers around the world and facilitate internships and co-ops. Students will also be exposed to state-of-the-art equipment and work to solve real-world problems, he said. Dosser will also bring in researchers from
"Students could walk in and say they wanted training in laser micromachining technology," Dosser said in the announcement. "We would provide a simulation of a manufacturing cell in laser micromachining. The knowledge level gained from the simulations gets you 80 to 90 percent of the way. Now you only have to put your hands on the hardware."
Dosser was selected for his knowledge and experience, said
"We are confident that working with a broad array of partners within and outside the university, he and the center will have a positive and sustained impact on research, development and training to make
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