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Manufacturing Engineering Undergraduates Build Automated Robot for Tree Sap Collection

Undergraduate students in the Department of Manufacturing Engineering demonstrated the robotization of the manufacturing operations required for tapping slash pine trees and harvesting their oleoresin. The work funded by the US Department of Agriculture has the objective to demonstrate an autonomous robotic forest rover equipped with an industrial robot, vision and navigation systems that searches […]

Georgia Southern’s Manufacturing Engineering Department responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Manufacturing Engineering Department manufactured 600 face shields locally for the university community and 200 face shields for Augusta University’s Medical School to mitigate the spread of the virus. A combination of additive and subtractive manufacturing was used to produce the face shields.

Manufacturing Engineering faculty is awarded multi-department collaborative grant from GDOT

Congratulations to Dr. Krenek on a collaborative grant from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) entitled “Evaluation of Guardrail Performance in High Risk Accident Zones on Georgia Roadways and Identification of Barrier Alternatives” project welcomes graduate student Caitlyn Stephens to the $179,359.00 project sponsored by the Georgia Department of Transportation. While certain GDOT Districts have […]

Manufacturing Engineering holds a K-12 Summer Camp

In summer 2020, the Department of Manufacturing Engineering (MfgE) held a manufacturing experiencesummer camp at Georgia Southern University (GaSou) Statesboro campus for middle and high students. The camp lasted five days and introduced students to a variety of technologies used in high-techmanufacturing environments. The summer camp was an exciting way for students to learn aboutrobotics […]

Senior Undergraduate Student awarded ASNT travel grant

Manufacturing Engineering senior undergraduate Maggie Baechle is awarded a ASNT student travel grant presented her research “Effect of porosity and Internal Seed Defects on Structural Integrity of Additive Manufacturing Parts” in DIGITAL IMAGING AND ULTRASONICS FOR NDT 2020 conference