Lab Facilities

  • IPG 500W CW Ytterbium fiber laser
  • Spectra-Physics Quanta-Ray Lab-150 pulsed Nd:YAG laser 1064 nm
  • SCANLAB intelliSCAN scan head
  • SCANLAB varioSCAN dynamic focusing unit
  • Haas CNC toolroom mill
  • Laser Mechanisms  fiber laser delivery system
  • Kystler 3-component force dynamometer 
  • LECO LM-300AT Vickers microindentation tester
  • Taylor Hobson Surtronic 25 surface roughness profilometer
  • PC-based data acquisition system


Software Utilities

  • Abaqus
  • AFDEX (Metal Forming)
  • Thermal modeling code
  • Diffusion kinetics model code
  • Dislocation-based microstructure prediction code
  • Thirdwave AdventEdge (Machining)


We also have access to the following shared facilities on-campus: