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  • Congratulations, Prof. Maeng!

    My first Ph.D. student, 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, Hongik University, Seoul, …

  • 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 …

  • Outstanding Editor Award

    Prof. Min won the Outstanding Editor Award from Journal of Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering on December 20, 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 List

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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.”

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

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