Gateway to Advanced Manufacturing Research

Research Fields
Surface Integrity
Additive Manufacturing
Research Projects

Prof. Özel's Manufacturing & Automation Research Laboratory
© 2003-2015

Prof. T. Özel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor 
Industrial & Systems Engg. 
Rutgers University
96 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
(848) 445-1099

Precision Manufacturing Equipment & Capabilities at
Prof. Özel's MARL

  • Continuum Surelite I-10 4.85 Watts Nd:YAG Laser unit with 5-7 ns pulsed laser capability

  • Harmonics Generators & Wavelength Separating Units with 532 and 355 nm wavelength capability

  • Molectron power/energy meter with power/energy meter probe 

  • Aerotech 3-axis positioning stage (1 um resolution)

  • Aerotech U500 CNC software (up to 4 axis controlling capability)

  • NSK ASTRO-E 800 electrically driven spindle system 250 W power with 80,000 rpm for micro-end milling 

  • Kistler Turret Mount Three Component Dynamometer, Type 9121, Force Measurement

  • Kistler Force Plate Three Component Dynamometer, Type 9253 Force Measurement

  • Kistler Acoustic Emission Sensors, Amplifiers

  • Taylor-Habson Surtronic 3+ Profilometer, Surface Roughness Measurement

  • PC-Based Data Acquisition Systems

  • Newport Precision Instrument Stages

3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing at the ISE Dept. labs.:

  • Fused Deposition Modeler uPrint SE Plus dual material 3D Printer

  • Luzbot Mini desktop 3D Printers

CNC Machining Equipment & Capabilities at the ISE Dept. labs.

  • Tormach CNC 1100 Four axis vertical milling center with 4,000 rpm spindle  (ISE Manufacturing Processes Lab.)

  • Tormach Slant PCNC lathe with 4,000 rpm spindle  (ISE Manufacturing Processes Lab.)

  • ROMI Centur 35E, CNC turret lathe with 3,500 rpm spindle (ISE Manufacturing Automation Lab.)

  • Bridgeport Vertical CNC Milling Machine with 6,000 rpm spindle (ISE Manufacturing Automation Lab.)

Metrology Equipment & Capabilities at the ISE Dept. labs.

  • Brown & Sharpe Reflex 343 Coordinate Measuring Machine (ISE Quality & Reliability Lab.)

  • Mitutoyo SJ-400 Digital Surface Analyzer (ISE Quality & Reliability Lab.)

  • Future-Tech Rockwell Type Hardness Tester (ISE Quality & Reliability Lab.)

Software & Capabilities at Rutgers MARL

  • Matlab, Data Processing and Analysis

  • LabView, Data Acquisition and Processing

  • ABAQUS/Standard, ABAQUS/Explicit

  • DEFORM 2D/3D

  • SolidWorks, Solid Modeling

  • FeatureCAM, Computer Aided Manufacturing/Machining

  • Minitab, Statistical Analysis

  • Mathematica, Mathematical Analysis

Facilities at Institute of Advanced Materials, Devices and Nanotechnology (IAMDN)

  • State-of-the-art material characterization equipment

  • High-resolution electron microscopy (SEM, FESEM, TEM),

  • X-Ray Diffraction equipment

  • Atomic Force Microscopy equipment

  • Nano-Fabrication