Faculty lunch and learn meetings

MFI will be holding monthly luncheons throughout the year to discuss progress, organizational strategy, funding opportunities, and collaborations related to advanced manufacturing. 

RSVP required. All interested faculty are welcome. Please contact Elisabeth Udyawar to join the MFI distribution list.

Location: Scott Hall 6142


  • September 28, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
  • October 26, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
  • November 14, 9:00-10:30 a.m.
  • December 7, 12:00-1:30 p.m.


Innovation and manufacturing summit

The first in a series of manufacturing summits will be held on campus in the September of 2018 to bring together regional and national leaders in innovation and manufacturing from industry, government, and academia. The two-day event will address the current state and trajectory of manufacturing research and the manufacturing industry, identify critical needs and opportunities for strategic growth, and showcase the university’s and the region’s advances in innovation and manufacturing.

By invitation only. Please contact Sandra DeVincent Wolf to learn more.


Kennametal manufacturing futures speaker series

The series will bring senior level speakers to campus who are leaders in the manufacturing industry. This will introduce world manufacturing thought leaders from industry, government, and academia to the Carnegie Mellon University community as well as our partners in the region. All are invited to attend.

Detailed information on the speakers and topics will be posted here as it becomes available.

The Kennametal Manufacturing Futures Speaker Series is supported by a grant from the Kennametal Foundation.