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

Director:
Prof. T. Özel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor 
Industrial & Systems Engg. 
Rutgers University
96 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
(848) 445-1099
E-mail:
ozel@rutgers.edu

Advanced Manufacturing Processes

  • Advanced machining processes (High speed cutting, Titanium/Nickel-based superalloy machining, Hard turning)
  • Laser processing processes (Laser micro-machining, Pulsed laser exfoliation)
  • Additive manufacturing processes (Selective Laser Melting, Laser Powder Bed Fusion)

Micro/Nano-Manufacturing Processes

  • High speed micro end milling
  • Laser-assisted mechanical micro-machining
  • Laser processing of materials and nanosecond pulsed laser micro/nano machining
  • Laser-based additive micro-manufacturing

Process & Surface Interaction

  • Machining induced surface integrity, residual stress and property predictions
  • Surfaces texturing & treatment for improved biocompatibility, friction, coatings and wear resistance

Energy & Sustainability in Manufacturing

  • Energy-efficiency in manufacturing
  • Clean energy and power generation systems

Mechatronics & Control Systems

  • Robust and optimal control of dynamic systems
  • Precision control of machine tools and mechatronics
  • Intelligent process control using evolutionary algorithms

Medical Device Prototyping & Fabrication

  • Design and prototyping of polymeric medical devices
  • Orthopedic implants
  • Surgical devices & tissue cutting
  • Biofabrication