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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   [ updated Jul 9, 2018, 1:23 PM by Sinan Kesriklioglu ]

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


Prof. Pfefferkorn presented research and manufacturing education activities at the 2018 Machine Tool Technology Research Foundation’s annual meeting.
Frank Pfefferkorn - MTTRF 2018

Eck Industries has developed a new high-strength aluminum alloy. The tests were conducted at Fives Giddings & Lewis by UW-Madison researchers.  

Engineering Expo '18, April 6-7, 2018, Madison, WI ( will open Lab to the public)

See presentations on lamsml reserach at following conferences

CIRP - HPC 2018, Budapest, Hungary, June 25-27, 2018

MTTRF, San Francisco, California, July 1-3, 2018

Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, TX, August 13-15, 2018 

3rd Conference on Laser PolishingAachen, Germany, September 12-13, 2018

World Congress on Micro and Nano ManufacturingPortorož, Slovenia, September 18-20, 2018

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