This workshop will be held in close conjunction with the NADDRG Spring Meeting here at NIST May 22nd.
This workshop has several goals:
- A review of the current research activities of NCAL, seeking feedback that what we are doing is still of high relevance to the automotive industry.
- Introduction of our greatly expanded experimental capabilities to our partners and stakeholders, hoping to spur thoughts on future work and collaborations
- Set future research directions for research with an expected increase in funding for this program
- Begin discussions about mechanisms for industrial and academic interactions with NCAL, including the formation of a consortium.
The output of the workshop will be a report authored primarily by our industrial stakeholders detailing what they feel is most important for NIST / NCAL to be working on to support the goal of manufacturing lighter, more fuel efficient vehicles. This report will be used to guide the expansion of this program with new internal and consortium funds.
(As of 5-14-13) - REGISTRANTS SO FAR FROM:
- GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda
- US Steel, Severstal, Thyssen-Krupp, Arcelor-Mittal, AK Steel, Nucor
- ALCOA, Novelis
- PPG, DuPont, Dow Chemical
- AMNPO/AMTech, US Army, DOE-EERE, NSF, ORNL, DOC, OSTP
- The Ohio State University, Northwestern University, University of Colorado - Denver, University of New Hampshire, Wayne State University, Clemson University, Colorado School of Mines, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Central Florida, Georgia Tech
- Correlated Solutions, Livermore Software Technology Corp (LSTC), MTS Systems, TribSys, Proto Manufacturing