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Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME)


The Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence (CDME) at The Ohio State University aims to enhance the manufacturing competitiveness of the United States on a global scale by focusing its efforts on both applied engineering and student experiential learning. The center’s novel approach to technology translation is executed in its 32,000 square-foot, advanced manufacturing facility on Ohio State’s West Campus. The facility is ITAR-compliant and houses more than $12 million worth of advanced manufacturing equipment.

CDME works with commercial and government partners on product development projects. Throughout these projects, undergraduate students gain hands-on, mentor-based experience integrating new technology into market-ready applications, providing Ohio State customers with the technology and workforce advantage necessary to compete in a global marketplace. The center employs two dozen industry hardened experts with more than 425 years of combined professional experience. These experts execute projects while supervising and mentoring CDME students.

CDME facilitates innovation to an incredible breadth of advanced manufacturing practices, including but not limited to:

· Additive manufacturing
· Artificial intelligence and automation
· Biomedical devices
· Cybersecurity
· Machining and testing
· Materials and welding
· Molding and forming
· Prototyping





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