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BEAM Center

The Center for Business and Engineering of Additive Manufacturing (BEAM Center) is an interdisciplinary organized research unit at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville established to facilitate collaboration both among researchers at UTK and in professional, industrial, and governmental organizations. The BEAM Center focuses on the investigation and research into the area of Additive Manufacturing (AM) which currently stands poised to revolutionized business and engineering via supply chain and logistics, and reliability and maintainability engineering, respectively.

Collaboration and Organization

The BEAM Center consists of faculty members from three UT units:

Together these units serve as the connection point for collaboration with other organizations.

BEAM Structure

Affiliated Faculty and PhD Students

You may contact the BEAM Center directly via email at Affiliated faculty members' contact information can be found below.

  • Dr. Mingzhou Jin, Director of BEAM Center
    BEAM Area Leader for Supply Chain Management
  • Dr. Bogdan Bichescu, Deputy Director of BEAM Center
  • Dr. Oleg Shylo, BEAM Area Leader for Reliability and Quality
  • Dr. Sean Willems, BEAM Area Leader for Inventory Management
  • Dr. Andrew Yu, Engineering Management for UTSI
  • Taner Cokyasar
    PhD Student
  • Jeremy Hale
    PhD Student
  • Huseyin Kose
    PhD Student
  • Rui Li
    PhD Student

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