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Our Future

Our Long-Term Future for CAMM:

  • U.S. Army
    • Interested in a state-of-the-art, 22nd century metals manufacturing laboratory at UWM, to compete with the low labor costs of other countries.
  • Collaborative agreements
    • CAMM has established relationships with MIT, Northwestern University, the University of Central Florida, the University of Florida, Stanford University, and these will be expanded to other leading centers in the U.S.
  • Host visiting researchers
    • Through the National Science Foundation’s international programs
  • International collaboration
    • Cooperative agreements have already been discussed or signed with organizations including in Poland, Greece, Egypt and India. These will be expanded to include leading materials manufacturing centers across the world
  • Wisconsin and Milwaukee Industries
    • CAMM will continue to organize seminars related to materials manufacturing for industry.
    • CAMM members will continue to visit WI manufacturing companies to identify and work on problems in those industries.
  • Seeking Department of Homeland Security support for Center for Infrastructure Protection
  • Seek interest of Air Force and Navy to help develop and manufacture parts for them
  • Help transition materials manufacturing technology from laboratory to industry
  • To procure equipment for prototype manufacture of advanced material and make it available to DoD and industry
  • To maintain an industry and research database on metal matrix, micro and nano composites, syntactic foams and self healing materials