Energy Efficiency and Industrial Technology
The Department conducts research for DOE, other government customers, and industrial partners.
Materials processing with focus areas of welding, plasma processing, and spray forming.
Intelligent systems with focus areas of industrial robotics, diagnostics/prognostics, and intelligent controls.
The Department has research and capabilities in three areas:
Plasma Technologies- Peter Kong, Ph.D.
Spray Forming - Kevin McHugh, Ph.D.
Joining, Robotics, and Manufacturing - Charles Tolle, Ph.D.
The Department is also home for The Industrial Technology Development Group, its interface for government and industry access to advanced technology products.