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Manufacturing and Engineering Technologies Education Clearinghouse (METEC)

METEC is a searchable database of materials submitted by educators from around the world. Topics covered include classroom content and pedagogy. New materials are added continually, so be sure to check back often. Read More

Manufacturing: Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Automation

A 23-page draft of a white paper on the need for investment in advanced robotic systems to improve agility and flexibility in the manufacturing industry. Read More

Healthcare: Advanced Technologies for Proteomics Data Integration and Analysis, and Miomanufacturing for Personalized Medicine

A 16-page draft of a white paper on the need for Federal government support of high-risk high-reward technologies platforms tools in non-invasively monitoring proteins in living tissues and systems in real time, data integration and analysis, and more effective biopharmaceutical manufacturing for personalized medicine. Read More

Manufacturing Career Cluster Resources

The organizations listed here offer web-based educational resources within the Manufacturing Career Cluster. This list is provided as a resource for community college faculty. Read More

STEM: Manufacturing Integrated Projects

Select project title to view project materials in math, science, or all STEM topics. Read More

State and Regional Partnerships

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) offers no-cost industrial energy assessments, tools, trainings, and extensive technical and communications resources for manufacturers of all sizes. To effectively deliver this resource, and to expand the set of resources available to industry, ITP partners with state energy offices and regional coalitions. Read More

Research Activities - 113 RW

Education is a central function in the CMTC. There are presently about 30 graduate students and another 10 undergraduate students working on composites-related theses leading to the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in several departments. A list of affiliated faculty and their interests in the area of composite materials and structures is given in the CMTC Faculty Page. Special educational programs are offered in the summer for high school students as well as educators with an interest in composite materials. Read More

Make It In America

The Apollo Alliance has created the roadmap for revitalizing America’s manufacturing sector. Part of The New Apollo Program, our comprehensive national strategy for building a clean energy, good jobs economy, Make It In America: The Apollo Green Manufacturing Action Plan (GreenMAP) calls for federal investment in the domestic manufacture of clean energy equipment and components, and in making manufacturing plants more energy efficient overall. Read More

Mechatronics Resources

Links to sources of products: Actuators and Accessories, Books and References, Conferences and Proceedings, Digital Signal Processors (DSPs), Electronics, Instrumentation, Data Acquisition, and Interfacing, Journals and Research, Mechanical and Industrial Components, Motors and Motion Controllers, Microcontrollers, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Robotics, Semiconductor (IC) Manufacturers, Sensors, Single Board Computers and Minicontrollers, Small Parts Read More

Hydrogen Codes and Standards Portal

Hydrogen Codes and Standards Portal provides one-stop access to standards critical to the jobs of building code officials, permitting officials, fire safety officials, product designers, and manufacturers. Read More


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