John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center

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The John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center is focused on advanced manufacturing technologies and a cross-curricular approach to engineering and manufacturing concepts that will provide hands-on, interdisciplinary learning opportunities in a factory environment and the ability to collaborate with industry.

We are hosting spring Open House events! Learn more in our News tab.

 

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Step into the center through our virtual 360 degree tour and experience the range of possibilities at the center.

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The (603) Challenge is April 8-12, 2024

Thank you to this year's Underwriter

AccuRounds

Stay up to date about the week-long event and learn how you can support the center!

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  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SOPHOMORE WORKS ON FLIGHT HARDWARE FOR AN ORBITAL ROBOT
    Joseph Aubut, a mechanical engineering sophomore, beams about his work at the Olson Center. "The thing that I enjoy most about the Olson Center is the ability to gain experience so early into my college career; not many people my age can operate a 5-axis CNC milling...
    MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SOPHOMORE WORKS ON FLIGHT HARDWARE FOR AN ORBITAL ROBOT
    Joseph Aubut, a mechanical engineering sophomore, beams about his work at the Olson Center. "The thing that I enjoy most about the Olson Center is the ability to gain experience so early into my college career; not many people my age can operate a 5-axis CNC milling...
  • Ph.D. candidate researches customized implants with DSIF innovation
    Mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Shayan Darzi is researching new applications of the double-sided incremental forming (DSIF) machine at the Olson Center. Alongside his advisors, Shayan's research aims to utilize the DSIF process's flexibility to change the...
    Ph.D. candidate researches customized implants with DSIF innovation
    Mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Shayan Darzi is researching new applications of the double-sided incremental forming (DSIF) machine at the Olson Center. Alongside his advisors, Shayan's research aims to utilize the DSIF process's flexibility to change the...
  • UNH Ph.D. recipient researches an eco-friendly and precision-based alternative to the traditional Abrasive Water Jet
    Benjamin Mitchell, a UNH alumnus and recent Ph.D. recipient in Mechanical Engineering, is exploring new research and manufacturing avenues through his start-up business, Drop-Slice. Ben started Drop-Slice at the Olson Center after completing his Ph.D., which focused on a...
    UNH Ph.D. recipient researches an eco-friendly and precision-based alternative to the traditional Abrasive Water Jet
    Benjamin Mitchell, a UNH alumnus and recent Ph.D. recipient in Mechanical Engineering, is exploring new research and manufacturing avenues through his start-up business, Drop-Slice. Ben started Drop-Slice at the Olson Center after completing his Ph.D., which focused on a...
  • Graduate student, Abrar Ebrahim, researches and develops machine-learning models at the Olson Center
    The Olson Center provides students with the resources and space to immerse themselves in their research and new findings. Graduate student, Abrar Ebrahim has done just that as he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in metal forming and plasticity after obtaining his master's degree in metallurgical and...
    Graduate student, Abrar Ebrahim, researches and develops machine-learning models at the Olson Center
    The Olson Center provides students with the resources and space to immerse themselves in their research and new findings. Graduate student, Abrar Ebrahim has done just that as he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in metal forming and plasticity after obtaining his master's degree in metallurgical and...
  • Douglas Coulter gains experience on the center's CNC machines and 3D printers
    Meet Douglas Coulter, a rising UNH sophomore and mechanical engineering intern at the Olson Center. Over the past semester, Douglas has cultivated skills within the realms of software, mechanical, and electrical engineering while working on Dr. Benjamin Mitchell’s water droplet CNC machine project...
    Douglas Coulter gains experience on the center's CNC machines and 3D printers
    Meet Douglas Coulter, a rising UNH sophomore and mechanical engineering intern at the Olson Center. Over the past semester, Douglas has cultivated skills within the realms of software, mechanical, and electrical engineering while working on Dr. Benjamin Mitchell’s water droplet CNC machine project...