RPMI Meeting Agenda

 

October 19, 2001

 

Meeting Objectives:

1.)    Discuss changes in RPMI and the future of the RP&M industry.

2.)    Evaluate proposed RPMI strategic plan, with focused research portfolio and some restructuring.

3.)    Share stories of RPM successes and failures with each other in the Show and Tell and at break times

4.)    Hear the Student progress reports and address project concerns

5.)    Launch new projects for the coming year

6.)    Elect new committee chairs

 

 

Thursdsay Evening October 18, 2001

7:30 pm Dinner at Veni, Vidi, Vici (Northern Italian cuisine)

41 14th Street NE, Atlanta

 

 

Friday October 19, 2000, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Georgia Institute of Technology

Manufacturing Research Center, Room 114

Atlanta, Georgia

 

8:30 12:00 Project Updates

8:30 - 8:45 Welcome and Introductions - Doug VanPutte

 

Metrology & Computer-Aided Verification

8:45 8:55 James Nichols

8:55 9:05 Brian Davis & Janet Allen

9:05 - 9:10 Questions

 

SLA Process

9:10 - 9:20 Micro-SLA - Benay Sager

9:20 - 9:30 SL Cure Modeling - Yanyan Tang

9:30 - 9:40 SLA Materials - Andrew Layton

9:40 - 9:55 Questions

 

RP&M Benchmarking

9:55 - 10:20 Dr. Nagesh Murthy

 

10:20 - 10:35 Break

 

Design for Additive Fabrication

10:35 - 10:45 Truss Structures - Vincent Wang

10:45 - 10:55 Digital Clay - Austina Nguyen

10:55 11:05 Questions

 

Laser Chemical Vapor Deposition

11:05 - 11:15 Chad Duty, Dan Jean, Scott Bondi, Tarek El-Katib

11:15 - 11:25 LCVD Process Planning Jae-Hyoung Park

11:25 - 11:35 Questions

 

MEMS Applications

11:35 - 11:50 Angela Tse &/or Dr. Peter Hesketh

11:50 - 12:00 Questions

 

Machining

12:00 - 12:10 Tosin Tomori

12:10 - 12:20 Questions

 

12:20 - 1:00 Lunch and Show & Tell

 

 

Business meeting

1:00 - 1:45 Announcements and Plans - Andrew Layton

Membership and Recruiting - Andrew and Doug VanPutte

Industry-related activities

2002 Meetings Plan

2002 Advanced RP&M Symposium

 

1:45 - 2:05 Digital Clay project and Related Initiatives - David Rosen

 

2:05 - 2:15 RPMI Budget Review - David Rosen

 

2:15 - 2:45 2000 Committee Chair Reports

Membership-Doug VanPutte

Operations-Bill Durden

Technology-Larry Whitaker

 

2:45 - 3:00 RPMI Committee Nominations and Voting

 

3:45 - 4:00 Around the table: "What is the most important thing the RPMI should be focusing on in the coming year?"

 

4:00 Adjourn

 

 

Contact:

If you are interested in attending, please contact:

Andrew Layton

RPMI Program Manager

404-385-1053

Andrew.layton@marc.gatech.edu