The University of Missouri-Rolla will host the 2006 National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference July 24-27 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in St. Louis. Approximately 500 individuals from academia, industry and government are expected to attend.
The conference, sponsored by the NSF Division of Design and Manufacturing Innovation, promises to cover a wide range of research trends and technology innovations, from building the hydrogen economy to developing sustainable manufacturing. Additional sponsors include the Intelligent Systems Center at UMR, the Research Alliance of Missouri, Boeing and Emerson.
Dr. Ming Leu, the Keith & Pat Bailey Missouri Professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at UMR, is the conference chair, while Dr. Venkata Allada, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, is the conference co-chair. Sue Turner, manager of distance and continuing education, is the conference coordinator.
Highlights of the conference include:
More information and registration can be accessed online at www.dmigranteeconference.org.