An Automated Upgrade

Brian Hillenbrand working with Haas CNC Machine

Brian Hillenbrand, a manufacturing engineering student, demonstrates how the new Haas CNC machines work.

A fleet of newly purchased Haas CNC machines will help teach engineering students how mechanical parts are designed, manufactured, and inspected -- better preparing them for their future careers -- said Trian Georgeou, a lecturer in the Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering department. Meanwhile, a new $40,000 working scholarship will fund student lab technicians, complimenting Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing approach with an Earn by Doing incentive.   

The additions, Georgeou said, mark the completion of the first phase in a three-phase upgrade to the IME Material Removal labs. 

Full article available at CENG News

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