CESMII Offers Funding for a Wide Range of Projects

Through funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE), CESMII manages projects in collaboration with our member organizations: manufacturers, system integrators, machine builders, software developers, academia and labs. The objective of these projects is to develop emerging technologies, drive research and innovation – delivering on our mission to democratize Smart Manufacturing.

    CESMII Pillars

    Enabling R&D Projects

    Closing specific technology gaps and solving some of the greatest challenges facing industry.

    Smart Manufacturing for Chemical Processing: Energy Efficient Operation of Air Separation Unit

    Energy Efficient Material Processing Through Automated Process Monitoring and Controls

    Smart Thermal
    Processing

    Smart Manufacturing
    of Cement

    Production of Zero Defect (ZD)
    Slabs in Steel Continuous Casting

    Energy Management Systems for Subtractive and Additive Precision Manufacturing

    Inferential Modeling for
    Driving Out Energy Waste

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    Smart Connected Workers in
    Advanced Manufacturing

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    Data Modeling for Smart Aerospace
    Additive Manufacturing

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    SM of Pulp and Paper: Advanced ML Enabled
    Multi-Objective Control for Energy Efficient Operation of Brownstock Washing

    Self-Powered Sensing and Data Science for Smart manufacturing​​

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    Bayesian Dropout Approximation
    of Process Outcomes​

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    Using Smart Manufacturing to
    Enable Energy-Efficient Manufacturing
    of Pharmaceutical Products ​

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    Improved Vacuum Arc
    Remelting (VAR) Processing

    Hybrid Modeling for
    Energy Efficient CNC Grinding

    Building tools that showcase and drive the adoption of SM through educational content & delivery. 

    Factory 4.0
    Educational Toolkit

    Smart Manufacturing Workforce
    Development Model

    Scalable Curricula for
    Smart Manufacturing Shop Floor

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    SM for SMMs in a Predominantly
    Hispanic Workforce Region

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    Work Cell Simulator and Scenarios for
    Teaching Smart Manufacturing Through Operations Applications

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    Modular Smart
    Manufacturing Certifications

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    Scalable SM Workforce Development Community Model with VR/Digital Twin Technologies

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    Smart Manufacturing Skills
    Ladder for Undergraduates and
    Incumbent Workers

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    IoT-Enabled Manufacturing Testbeds for Democratizing SM Knowledge, Technology and Innovation​

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    Engineer of the Future: Preparing the Next Generation Smart/Intelligent Manufacturing Workforce​

    Developing core capabilities and tools to advance the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Platform.

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    Packaged SMIP Smart Connector
    for Ectron Computers

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    Smart Manufacturing Platform –
    Smart App Infrastructure

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    Platform Azure
    IoT Bridge

    Solving specific manufacturing problems while developing information models & SM apps.

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    Predictive Diagnostics of Tube Mill
    and Roll-Forming Equipment

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    SM Profiles for
    CNC Machining

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    Efficient ELISA Kit Manufacturing
    with Precision Productivity

    Operational Efficiencies & Traceability Improvement Initiative

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    From Manual Operations to the Cloud: Using Smart Manufacturing Technologies to Enable Small Manufacturers ​

    Optimize Continuous Cooling Tunnels for Industrial Food Processing​

    Reduction of Energy Consumption in Brewing Hop Drying Using Smart Manufacturing​

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    Automate Supply
    Chain Optimization

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    Smart Warehouse with
    Augmented Reality

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    Apogean Legacy
    Machine Connectivity

    Smart Downstream Processing of
    Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs)

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    Improving Small & Medium Manufacturer Productivity with IoT Driven Smart Manufacturing

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    Development of A Suite of 3 Market Place Applications for Small & Medium Manufacturers

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    Machine and Process
    Health Monitoring​

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    Auto Generation of SM Profiles Using the OPC UA – MTConnect Companion Specification

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    Robotic Work Cell Integration for
    Apparel Manufacturing​

    Demonstrating capabilities of the Innovation Platform through real-world use cases.

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    Onboarding SMMs to Smart Manufacturing Through CESMII​

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    Edge Computing for MTConnect Machine and Process Monitoring for AI-Based PHM​​

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    Building Machine Profiles
    for the SM Platform™

     

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