Prof. John Lewandowski, Arthur P Armington Professor of Engineering II and Director of the Advanced Manufacturing and Mechanical Reliability Centre (AMMRC) at CWRU has recently received the following new grants and presented the following Keynote/Invited Talks:

Keynote/Invited Talks:
1. Keynote: **”Fracture and Fatigue Issues in Additively Manufactured Materials and Structures”, International Conference on Fatigue Damage of Structural Materials XI, Cape Code, MA, September 18, 2018.
2. Invited: **”Process/Structure/Property Relationships in Metal Additively Manufactured Materials and Structures”, J.J. Lewandowski, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, August 31, 2018.
3. Tutorial: **”Fracture and Fatigue Issues in (Metal) Additive Manufacturing”, J.J. Lewandowski, ASPE Tutorial, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA, July 22, 2018.
4. Invited: **”Location- and Orientation-Dependent Properties in Metallic AM Samples and Structures”, J.J. Lewandowski, The 4thInternational Conference on Metallic Materials and Processing, Xi’an, China, June 19, 2018.
5. Keynote: **”Orientation- and Location-Dependent Properties in Metallic AM Samples and Structures”, J.J. Lewandowski, 3rdPRO-AM Conference, Singapore, May 16, 2018.
New Research Grants:
1. America Makes: $438.5K/2 years-PI, Accelerating MAMLS Direct Part Production: Effect of Defects in Laser Powder Bed Fusion AlSi10Mg
2. ONR: $426.5K/3 years-PI, Process-Structure-Property Study on CP-Ti Produced via High Deposition AM Laser-Hot Wire
3. ONR: $450K/3 years-PI, Investigating the Mechanical Behaviour of 5XXX Aluminum Alloy Structures on the HMCS Iroquois/Athabaskan
4. ONR/NAVAIR: $100K/1 year-PI, Microstructure Informatics for Propagating Uncertainty in Material and Processing to Performance Predictions of AM Titanium Parts
5. LIFT: $157.2K/1.3 years-Willard-PI, Lewandowski-co-PI, Friction Stir Welding of Dissimilar, Bi-Metallic, and MMC Components
Janet Gbur Awarded External International Award in Research as Art Competition at Swansea University