Collection of nine decorative photos related to laboratory research.

The Laser-assisted Multi-scale Manufacturing Laboratory (LAMSML) . . .

  • Helps move advanced manufacturing processes from arts, to science-based technologies that benefit industry.
  • Is actively advancing our understanding of friction stir welding, laser polishing, cryogenic machining, additive-subtractive manufacturing, and micro end milling.
  • Provides fundamental knowledge and answers that will help industry.
  • Educates manufacturing heat transfer engineers.
  • Investigates the addition, generation, and removal of heat in novel manufacturing processes.
  • Has fun conducting cutting-edge research.

Announcements, news, and events

posted Aug 2, 2013, 1:12 PM by Joyce Tikalsky

Mechanical Engineering students who are interested in projects related to LAMSML research should contact Prof. Pfefferkorn at


Professor Pfefferkorn is on leave from UW-Madison for the 2015-2016 academic year while he serves in the Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office at NIST in Gaithersburg, MD.

Dr. Justin Morrow has joined LAMSML as a PostDoc and the Lab Manager. 

Engineering Expo '16, April 15-16, 2016, Madison, WI ( will open Lab to the public)

See presentations on lamsml reserach at following conferences

ICOMM  2016Orange County, California,  March 29-31, 2016

LaP 2016 - 2nd Conference on Laser Polishing, Aachen, Germany, April 26-27, 2016

NAMRC 44th/MSEC 2016, Blacksburg, Virginia 

MTTRF, San Francisco, California, July 5-7, 2016

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