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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 Apr 20, 2018, 8:39 AM by Sinan Kesriklioglu ]

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


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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