Aditya received the Best Poster Award at ASME MSEC 2022!
Aditya received the Best Poster Award for his poster titled “Understanding the Effect of Subsurface Damage and Residual Stresses on Two-Step Cutting of Sapphire,” presented at ASME MSEC 2022! Congratulations, Aditya!July 13, 2022
John (Suk Bum) won the Best Presentation Award at UKC 2021
John was recognized with the Best Presentation Award for his poster titled “Characteristics of Forces during Ultra-Precision Machining of Single-Crystal Sapphire,” presented at UKC 2021! Congratulations, John!January 27, 2022
Micro Manufacturing Colloquia
Aditya is presenting his research, “Study on Anisotropy in Subsurface damage and Residual Stresses in Machined Sapphire,” at Micro Manufacturing Colloquia on December 16, 2021 (9:45 am Central US Time) vis Zoom link. For further …December 10, 2021
Zach won the Outstanding Presentation Award at PRESM 2021
The paper titled “Contact Detection Method using Conductive Thin Films on PCD Cutting Tools in Ultra-precision Machining,” presented at PRESM2021 was selected for the Outstanding Presentation Award! Congratulations, Zach!August 18, 2021
Zhicheng and Vignesh won the Best Paper Award at PRESM 2021
The paper titled “Intelligent Operation Monitoring of a 5-axis Ultra-precision CNC Machine Tool using Energy Data,” presented at PRESM2021 was selected for the Best Paper Award! Congratulations, Zhicheng and Vignesh!July 19, 2021
MIN LAB received WARF Accelerator Advanced Manufacturing Challenge Grant
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced that three projects have been selected to receive development funding through the WARF Advanced Manufacturing Challenge Grant. From industrial robotics to improved 3-D printing, these technologies have high potential …June 8, 2021
Featured paper on Small Journal
The paper from collaborative work between MIN LAB @ UW-Madison and Argonne National Laboratory is featured as a frontispiece at Small Journal. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smll.202170088 Youngho Shin, Sangkee Min, and co-workers present core–multishell cathode materials with longer …May 20, 2021
Congratulations, Prof. Maeng!
The first Ph.D. student from MIN LAB, Dr. Sangjin Maeng who is currently working as a post-doctoral fellow in MIN LAB got a tenure-track faculty position at the Department of Mechanical and System Design Engineering, …January 28, 2021
Zach is featured in the newsletter for Hybrid Program for CNC Machining Training Develops Next Gen High-Tech Machinists in the U.S.
ACE Registration Tops 300 More than 300 participants from across the country have registered for the online training since December 7. Among those is University of Wisconsin-Madison student Zach Lowery (pictured right) who is studying to …January 6, 2021
Outstanding Editor Award
Prof. Min won the Outstanding Editor Award from Journal of Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering on December 20, 2020.December 21, 2020
Dr. Maeng won the poster award at UKC 2020!
Dr. Maeng’s poster, “Effect of the Edge Radius on the Friction Coefficient in Ultra-Precision Machining of Tungsten Carbide,” won the Poster Award at UKC 2020 (US-Korea Conference) on December 17, 2020. UKC 2020 Awardee ListDecember 21, 2020
The paper on Grinding Force Modeling for WC Machining was selected as an Aricle of the Issue of IJPEM-GT (Editor-in-Chief`s Pick).
The paper titled, “An Analytical Model for Grinding Force Prediction in Ultra-Precision Machining of WC with PCD Micro Grinding Tool” was selected as an article of the issue of IJPEM-GT (International Journal of Precision Engineering …October 15, 2020
Aditya and John received 2020 ASME IMECE registration award!
Both Suk Bum John Kwon and Aditya Nagaraj received 2020 ASME IMECE registration award for their poster presentation on 9/4/2020.September 10, 2020
Congratulations, Dr. Maeng!
MIN LAB produced the very first Ph.D. Sangjin Maeng joined MIN LAB in September of 2016 and conducted various research task with a focus on ultra-precision machining. MIN LAB would not exist without His contribution …August 24, 2020
MIN LAB earned NSF Award on July 24, 2020.
MIN LAB earned NSF Award on July 24, 2020. The title of the project is “Understanding Subsurface Damage and Residual Stress during Ultra-Precision Machining of Ceramics”. MIN LAB will collaborate with Prof. Woo Kyun Kim’s …July 24, 2020
Andrew completed Master Degree.
Andrew Glaeser earned M.S. in Mechanical Engineering on May 8, 2020. His thesis title is “Application of Smart Manufacturing in Industrial Cold Forging.”May 8, 2020
Sangjin wins KSEA/KOSEN poster award
Sangjin Maeng, a Ph.D. candidate in MIN Lab. won the KSEA/KOSEN poster award at US-Korea Conference(UKC) 2019 held at Chicago, IL, the USA at August 14-17, 2019. He presented “Ultra-precision machining of tungsten carbide using …September 10, 2019
Min earns NSF Career award: Cutting ceramics loose from their difficult reputation
Ceramic materials are exceptionally strong; sapphire, for instance, is the second-strongest material after diamond. But that strength, as well as the materials’ brittleness, presents some challenges to overcome. “Ceramic materials have a lot of potentials, …August 12, 2019
Aditya completed his Master Degree and continues Ph.D. study.
Aditya Nagaraj earned his M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering on May 12, 2019 and continues his study toward Ph.D. His M.S. thesis title is “Study on Surface Crack Removal and Effect of Subsequent Machining in …May 12, 2019
MINLAB win NSF CAREER award!
The National Science Foundation awards a grant to The University of Wisconsin – Madison for support of the project described in the proposal referenced below. This project, entitled “CAREER: Material Removal Mechanism of Ceramic Materials in …January 30, 2019
MINLAB Opening Ceremony
The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering is the new home of a unique machine that is capable of 3D milling precise to one nanometer. The machine, called the ROBONANO α-0iB, is the first of …September 11, 2016