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2022 SEAMTN Symposium

The 2022 SEAMTN Symposium will gather SEAMTN partners, researchers, students, and guests to review current activities and share information. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

  • Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022, 8 am to 12 pm
  • Location: University of Tennessee, 416 Nathan W. Dougherty Engineering Building, 1512 Middle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996


7:30 am Arrival, coffee and breakfast items available

Parking available in lot S7 adjacent to Nathan W. Dougherty Engineering Building

8:00 am Welcome

Tony Schmitz, SEAMTN Director

Dean Matthew Mench, Tickle College of Engineering

Jeremy Kirk, Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

8:20 am DMCSP overview

Liz Chimienti and Melanie Stover, OLDCC, SEAMTN Project Managers

8:30 am Fibers & Composites Manufacturing

Dr. Uday Vaidya, UT/ORNL Governor’s Chair in Advanced Composites Manufacturing

8:40 am ACE overview

Kim Harris, IACMI-The Composites Institute

8:50 am Oak Ridge High School (ORHS) program overview

Dr. Mark Buckner, CCTE/i-School Robotics Innovation Design & Manufacturing Teacher

9:00 am Coffee Break

9:30 am SEAMTN graduate student presentations (9 projects)

11:00 am Machine Tool Research Center (MTRC) tour and technical demonstrations, 101 Dougherty Engineering Building

  • Be Global Safety vision-based, AI-enabled safety system
  • Hybrid manufacturing
  • MSC MillMax tap testing and chatter avoidance
  • ORHS robot
  • Student poster presentations

12:00 pm Adjourn and depart


  • Please complete the form below to register.