Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering


Future of Manufacturing


Dr. Shreyes Melkote


Georgia Tech, Mechanical Engineering


Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 2:00:00 PM


MRDC Building, Room MRDC 4211


Dr. Wayne Book


30-minute talk on the Future of Manufacturing and on How the Professorship will be used in Your Research Program.


Shreyes N. Melkote is a Professor and Woodruff Faculty Fellow in the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. He also serves as Associate Director of the Manufacturing Research Center, where he directs the interdisciplinary Graduate Manufacturing Certificate Program. Dr. Melkote earned his B.Tech. (Honors) degree in Manufacturing Science & Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 1987 and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 1993. He did post-doctoral research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign prior to joining Georgia Tech in 1995. Dr. Melkote’s current research activities are in mechanical and hybrid micromachining, photovoltaic manufacturing, surface integrity enhancement methods, and wireless sensors for machining process monitoring. He has published over 140 journal and conference papers on these and other manufacturing topics. Dr. Melkote is an ASME Fellow and the recipient of several honors, most notably the ASME Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award and the SME Dell K. Allen Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. He is an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science & Engineering and the Journal of Machining Science & Technology. He serves on the Board of Directors of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution (NAMRI) of the SME and is active in the Manufacturing Engineering Division of the ASME.