Author Archives: Changwon Suh

Changwon Suh

The beginning of the new year is a great time to look ahead at what new technologies are on the horizon and think about how these new or improved tools will affect daily life. This eye-catching infographic by Michell Zappa visualizes some of what we can expect in the coming

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Changwon Suh

In the last two months, the Obama Administration announced the launch of five new Manufacturing USA institutes with the task of energizing U.S. manufacturing through improved public-private partnerships and accelerated research and development initiatives. The recently awarded institutes—listed below starting with the most recent award—are sponsored by the U.S. Department

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Changwon Suh

In accordance with the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act (GPRA) of 2010, U.S. federal agencies must update their strategic plans every four years, no later than the February one year after the start of a new presidential term. As election day nears, many agencies, including the National Science Foundation

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Changwon Suh

In early August, the White House brought together leaders from academia, industry, and government who have been involved in the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) to celebrate the initiative’s fifth anniversary. Over the past five years, federal agencies have invested more than $500 million in resources and infrastructure in support of

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Changwon Suh

The recent launch of the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (the Institute) by the Obama administration is a good example of how industry is integrating virtual processes (e.g., information technology) with physical processes. This approach—or synthetic systems view—is becoming more common in the manufacturing industry, and will improve manufacturing processes

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Changwon Suh

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced that it awarded $3 million to a portfolio of 10 projects as part of its High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program (see my previous blog post on the program). In reviewing the projects selected, I noticed a common theme that speaks

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Changwon Suh

I was thrilled when I recently heard that the Department of Energy (DOE) launched its new High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program (HPC4Mfg). Led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), the program aims to advance high performance computing (HPC)—a technology critical to a more cost-effective and efficient manufacturing sector. HPC—which

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