Advanced Manufacturing Die Casting Initiative Workshop 2018 Agenda

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Engineering Centers Building Rm 1025
1550 Engineering Drive, Madison WI

 

TIME

ITEM

SPEAKER

9:00

Introduction

Dan Thoma, Grainger Institute for Engineering

9:15-9:30

What’s in it for industry?

Alan Perlstein, M-WERC

9:30-10:00

Introduction to Advanced Die Casting Initiative

Marv Klowak, Briggs and Stratton Corporation

10:00 – 11:00

Advanced Metallurgy

  • Chris Misorski, Technical Adviser-Materials, Mercury Marine
    “Metallurgy of Sustainable High Toughness Al-Si High Pressure Die Casting Alloys”

  • Sindo Kou, Professor, UW-Madison
    “Predicting the Susceptibility of Al alloys to Hot Tearing”

  • John Perepezko, Professor, UW-Madison
    “Microstructure Designs for Extreme Conditions”

  • Moderated Panel Discussion with Q/A

11:00 – 11:15

Break

NA

11:15 – 12:15

Tooling

  • Alex Monroe, Technical Specialist, Mercury Marine
    “Three Technologies that will Revolutionize Die Cast Tooling”

  • Krishnan Suresh, Professor, UW-Madison
    “Topology Optimization: Opportunities and Challenges”

  • Frank Pfefferkorn, Professor, UW-Madison
    “In-Situ Surface Temperature Measurement on Tooling”

  • Moderated Panel Discussion with Q/A

12:15 – 1:00

Lunch (provided)

NA

 

1:00 – 2:00

Process Control/Data Sci pt1

  • Jim Hirdes, Regional Sales Manager, BuhlerPrince
    “Die Casting Process: Parameters, Control, Monitoring and Future Tools”

  • Diran Apelian, Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    “Machine learning in Metalcasting: Myths, Realities, and Challenges”

  • Shiyu Zhou, Professor, UW-Madison
    “Industrial Data Analytics for Quality Control”

  • Moderated Panel Discussion with Q/A

2:00 – 2:15

Break

NA

2:15 – 3:15

Process Control/Data Sci pt2

  • Rahul Alreja, Engineer, VJ Technologies 
    “X-Ray and CT Scanning: An Industry 4.0 Perspective”

  • Dane Morgan, Professor, UW-Madison
    “Machine Learning in Materials Data and Imaging”

  • Mike Zinn, Professor, UW-Madison
    “High Performance Process Control through Realtime Feedback and Estimation”

  • Moderated Panel Discussion with Q/A

3:15 – 3:30

Next steps

Dan Thoma

3:30 – 4:30

Reception and Networking (refreshments provided)

NA