Prof. Shiv Kapoor
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Conteúdos: Experimental Design Process, Factorial Design, Statistical DOE e tópicos correlatos.
31/10/2011 - 2ª feira - 13 às 16 h
03/11/2011 - 5ª feira - 13 às 16 h
Sala de Seminários do LMT (entre Blocos F e G) - Bl. I - 136
Professor Kapoor's research focuses on the modeling and analysis of machining processes and machine tool systems. His many significant contributions to manufacturing engineering research have helped to establish a scientific basis for machining processes and manufacturing process planning, among other areas. Several major companies including General Motors, Ford and Caterpillar have now developed their own internal process modeling and simulation programs based on his work, and are applying them daily to the solution of machining problems in their plants.
For the past several years, Professor Kapoor has focused on micro/meso-scale manufacturing, with particular emphasis upon the fundamental mechanics of machining at the micro/meso-scale and on the miniaturization of machine tools. Using microelectronic and micro-optic technologies, his research group has designed and built fully functional three- and five-axis microscale milling/drilling machines, achieving a significant step toward the overall goal of a desktop factory capable of manufacturing biomedical implants, miniature defense systems and microelectronics parts. He and his co-researchers have a patent pending on the three-axis microscale machine tool.