The John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center will provide hands-on, interdisciplinary learning opportunities in a factory environment and collaborate with industry to:
Modernize traditional manufacturing technologies.
Advance and create new high-efficiency, state-of-the-art materials and technologies.
Address the skills gap in US manufacturing.
Serve as a conduit for students and industry to the next-generation of manufacturing technologies.
Through partnerships with industry, the center will be world-class in advanced manufacturing education, research and innovation.