Materials & Manufacturing
Materials and Manufacturing is the body of many aerial systems and encompasses a broad range of topics and issues.
Photo: Continuous Lattice Fabrication Project in Collaboration with ETH Zurich. Dr. Joanna Wong was the co-advisor of this project.
Materials and Manufacturing is heavily researched in the department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. However, there are various areas of expertise, knowledge, and research. This includes the manufacturing of aerospace structures, such as deployable booms for use in CubeSats, and robotic machining and the automating of the machining process. As well, it involves the development of lubricants and high strength materials to increase the reliability and lifetime of moving components in aerospace systems.