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‌In collaboration with Lightweighting Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) and other industry partners, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is developing specialized programming for working professionals to increase their knowledge of lightweight metals and other advanced manufacturing technologies. The Lightweighting Certification includes distinct modules in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Materials, and Polymers for Lightweighting. 

The March 2018 Professional Certification Program in Lightweighting at CWRU is sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation and offered in conjunction with LIFT.  Additional sessions will be offered later in 2018.

For more information and a list of upcoming LIFT classes, please contact Monica Dumitriu at mxd2@case.edu

Course Duration: One and a half days of training.

Course Dates: March 12-13, 2018

Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m. (March 12); 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (March 13)

Location: Case Western Reserve University

Instructor(s): Gary Wnek

Polymers Lightweighting Learning Objectives:

• Understand Practical Uses of Various Polymer Characterizations Methods and the Structure-Property Relationships as applies to lightweighting

• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems in Polymer Synthesis, Characterization, Mechanical Properties and Processing as applies to lightweighting

• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of Polymer Science, Polymer Synthesis to Properties and Polymer Processing as applies to lightweighting

• Gain insights into practical problems in lightweighting through case studies analysis with our Polymer Experts.

• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in Polymer Design and Applications as applies to lightweighting

Polymers Lightweighting Targeted Audience:

Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline. An initial interest survey of topics in lightweighting polymers will be provided to the course participants to assess level of preparedness.

Course Length:

One and a half days with a focus on pedagogy on day one and half day of case study applications with hands-on work. Day one will include an optional “happy hour” for participants to network with the faculty and prepare for the case studies on day two.

Polymers Lightweighting Class Format:

The course participants will have access to an invitation-only Wiki page for the class with interactive feedback with faculty and the group. The wiki page will have continuous content added.

REGISTER HERE >

 

Corporate discounts available. Companies who bring 3 or more participants to a LIFT course are eligible for a discount at 10% of the course cost. An integrated course module discount of 10% for the full certificate is available for individual participants in all three LIFT courses.

For more information or assistance, contact Monica Dumitriu at mdx2@case.edu or call 216-368-3804 or 216.630.1724.

Course Duration: Two days of training.

Course Dates: March 14-15, 2018

Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m.

Location: Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Instructor(s): Sunniva Collins and Dave Pierson

Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Learning Objectives:

• Understand Practical Uses of Additive Manufacturing (AM) as applies to Lightweighting

• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems Using AM (as applies to Lightweighting

• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of AM as applies to Lightweighting in various industries

• Gain insights into practical problems in Lightweighting through case studies analysis with our AM Experts.

• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in AM and Applications in Lightweighting

Learning Takeaways:

• Educate on AM concepts for Lightweighting

• Fundamentals of AM of polymers, metals, and ceramics, along with emerging markets and complex architectures

• Understand operating principles, capabilities and limitations of state-of-the-art AM methods (e.g. laser melting, fused deposition modeling, stereolithography, and jetting)

• Build familiarity with complete workflow of AM, including computational design tools, file formats, toolpath generation, scanning and microstructure characterization

• Understand key design rules for parts made by AM Lightweighting Materials and contrast with conventional manufacturing methods such as machining and molding in terms of rate, quality, cost and flexibility

• Understanding AM lightweighting applications use by Markets: Automotive and Aerospace

• Place AM in the context of the evolving manufacturing infrastructure, including advances in robotics, software, logistics and digitization of data

• Understanding the importance of soft skills and team work

Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Targeted Audience:

Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline. An initial interest survey of topics and guidelines for self-selection in AM lightweighting will be provided to the course participants to assess level of preparedness.

Participants in Target Audience include: Business Leadership, Product Developer, Engineering Manager,

Biomedical Engineers, Non-Metallurgists, Space Communications Scientists, Material Scientists, Product Research and End Users. The curriculum suits both beginners and experts in AM and emphasizes both breadth and rigor. Note: This course has limited enrollment. Please apply early to guarantee your spot.

Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Course Length:

Two days with a focus on pedagogy on day one and interactive work on the second day with case study applications including hands-on work and practical applications, including lab tours.

AM Course Benefits:

• Technically sound lectures including: AM process fundamentals, material properties, design rules, qualification methods, cost and value analysis, and industrial and consumer applications o AM. Specific emphasis will be placed on design principles and part performance.

• Lab visits to CWRU Sears think[box]

• Networking Reception with invited executives

• Interactive Case Studies: use quantitative analysis tools used in lecture to apply to identified market or business need

• Access to multidisciplinary team of presenters including CWRU faculty

REGISTER HERE >

 

Corporate discounts available. Companies who bring 3 or more participants to a LIFT course are eligible for a discount at 10% of the course cost. An integrated course module discount of 10% for the full certificate is available for individual participants in all three LIFT courses.

For more information or assistance, contact Monica Dumitriu at mdx2@case.edu or call 216-368-3804 or 216.630.1724

Course Duration: One and a half days of training.

Course Dates: March 26-27, 2018

Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m.

Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m. (March 26); 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (March 27)

Location: Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Instructor(s): Bob Bianco, Sujit Das, and Mike Heil

LIFT Advanced Materials: Learning Objectives:

• Understand Practical Uses of Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting

• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems in Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting

• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting in various industries

• Gain insights into practical problems in Lightweighting through case studies analysis with our Advanced Materials Experts.

• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in Materials Science and Applications as applies to Lightweighting

LIFT Advanced Materials: Learning Takeaways:

  • Educate on Lightweight Materials
  • Understand the Lightweight Materials through modeling and computational materials science
  • Understanding Advanced Materials by Markets: Automotive and Aerospace
  • How to use a wide array of Lightweight materials
  • Improving material properties (such as strength, stiffness, and ductility)
  • Manufacturing (material cost, production rate, or yield)
  • Using alloys of advanced materials for specific applications

LIFT Advanced Materials: Targeted Audience:

Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline. An initial interest survey of topics and guidelines for self-selection in lightweighting materials will be provided to the course participants to assess level of preparedness.

Participants in Target Audience include: Business Leadership, Product Developer, Engineering Manager,

Biomedical Engineers, Non-Metallurgists, Space Communications Scientists, Material Scientists, Product Research and End Users.

LIFT Advanced Materials: Course Length:

One and a half to two days with a focus on pedagogy on day one and half day of case study applications with hands-on work and practical applications, including lab tours. Day one will include an optional “happy hour” for participants to network with the faculty and prepare for the case studies on day two.

CWRU SLLP LIFT Module Attendance Cost:

$1,099 per participant. Corporate Package discounts available, please contact mxd2@case.edu for more information.

Target Audience:

Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline or equivalent years of work experience.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand Practical Uses of Additive Manufacturing (AM), Advanced Materials, Polymers as applies to Lightweighting

• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems Using AM (as applies to Lightweighting)

• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of Lightweighting technologies in various industries

• Gain insights into practical problems in Lightweighting through case studies analysis with our AM Experts.

• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in AM and Applications in Lightweighting

REGISTER HERE >

Corporate discounts available. Companies who bring 3 or more participants to a LIFT course are eligible for a discount at 10% of the course cost. An integrated course module discount of 10% for the full certificate is available for individual participants in all three LIFT courses.

For more information or assistance, contact Monica Dumitriu at mdx2@case.edu or call 216-368-3804 or 216.630.1724.

Sign up for this integrated module of all three LIFT courses to get a 10% discount.

REGISTER HERE >

For more information or assistance, contact Monica Dumitriu at mdx2@case.edu or call 216-368-3804 or 216.630.1724.

Courses Overview:

LIFT Polymers Lightweighting Certificate

Course Duration: One and a half days of training.

Course Dates: March 12-13, 2018
Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m. (March 12); 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (March 13)

Instructor(s):  Gary Wnek

Polymers Lightweighting Learning Objectives:

• Understand Practical Uses of Various Polymer Characterizations Methods and the Structure-Property Relationships as applies to lightweighting

• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems in Polymer Synthesis, Characterization, Mechanical Properties and Processing as applies to lightweighting

• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of Polymer Science, Polymer Synthesis to Properties and Polymer Processing as applies to lightweighting

• Gain insights into practical problems in lightweighting through case studies analysis with our Polymer Experts.

• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in Polymer Design and Applications as applies to lightweighting

Polymers Lightweighting Targeted Audience:

Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline. An initial interest survey of topics in lightweighting polymers will be provided to the course participants to assess level of preparedness.

Course Length:

One and a half days with a focus on pedagogy on day one and half day of case study applications with hands-on work. Day one will include an optional “happy hour” for participants to network with the faculty and prepare for the case studies on day two

Polymers Lightweighting Class Format:

The course participants will have access to an invitation-only Wiki page for the class with interactive feedback with faculty and the group. The wiki page will have continuous content added.

LIFT Additive Manufacturing for Lightweighting Certificate

Course Duration: Two days of training.

Course Dates: March 14-15, 2018

Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m.

Location: Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Instructor(s):  Sunniva Collins and Dave Pierson 

Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Learning Objectives:

• Understand Practical Uses of Additive Manufacturing (AM) as applies to Lightweighting

• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems Using AM (as applies to Lightweighting

• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of AM as applies to Lightweighting in various industries

• Gain insights into practical problems in Lightweighting through case studies analysis with our AM Experts.

• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in AM and Applications in Lightweighting

Learning Takeaways:

• Educate on AM concepts for Lightweighting

• Fundamentals of AM of polymers, metals, and ceramics, along with emerging markets and complex architectures

• Understand operating principles, capabilities and limitations of state-of-the-art AM methods (e.g. laser melting, fused deposition modeling, stereolithography, and jetting)

• Build familiarity with complete workflow of AM, including computational design tools, file formats, toolpath generation, scanning and microstructure characterization

• Understand key design rules for parts made by AM Lightweighting Materials and contrast with conventional manufacturing methods such as machining and molding in terms of rate, quality, cost and flexibility

• Understanding AM lightweighting applications use by Markets: Automotive and Aerospace

• Place AM in the context of the evolving manufacturing infrastructure, including advances in robotics, software, logistics and digitization of data

• Understanding the importance of soft skills and team work

Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Targeted Audience:

Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline. An initial interest survey of topics and guidelines for self-selection in AM lightweighting will be provided to the course participants to assess level of preparedness.

Participants in Target Audience include: Business Leadership, Product Developer, Engineering Manager,

Biomedical Engineers, Non-Metallurgists, Space Communications Scientists, Material Scientists, Product Research and End Users. The curriculum suits both beginners and experts in AM and emphasizes both breadth and rigor. Note: This course has limited enrollment. Please apply early to guarantee your spot.

Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Course Length:

Two days with a focus on pedagogy on day one and interactive work on the second day with case study applications including hands-on work and practical applications, including lab tours.

AM Course Benefits:

• Technically sound lectures including: AM process fundamentals, material properties, design rules, qualification methods, cost and value analysis, and industrial and consumer applications o AM. Specific emphasis will be placed on design principles and part performance.

• Lab visits to CWRU Sears think[box]

• Networking Reception with invited executives

• Interactive Case Studies: use quantitative analysis tools used in lecture to apply to identified market or business need

• Access to multidisciplinary team of presenters including CWRU faculty

LIFT Advanced Materials for Lightweighting Certificate

Course Duration: One and a half days of training.

Course Dates: March 26-27, 2018

Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m.

Course Times: 9 a.m. to 5p.m. (March 26); 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (March 27)

Location: Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Instructor(s): Bob Bianco and Sujit Das

LIFT Advanced Materials: Learning Objectives:

• Understand Practical Uses of Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting

• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems in Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting

• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of Advanced Materials as applies to Lightweighting in various industries

• Gain insights into practical problems in Lightweighting through case studies analysis with our Advanced Materials Experts.

• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in Materials Science and Applications as applies to Lightweighting

LIFT Advanced Materials: Learning Takeaways:

  • Educate on Lightweight Materials
  • Understand the Lightweight Materials through modeling and computational materials science
  • Understanding Advanced Materials by Markets: Automotive and Aerospace
  • How to use a wide array of Lightweight materials
  • Improving material properties (such as strength, stiffness, and ductility)
  • Manufacturing (material cost, production rate, or yield)
  • Using alloys of advanced materials for specific applications

LIFT Advanced Materials: Targeted Audience:

Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline. An initial interest survey of topics and guidelines for self-selection in lightweighting materials will be provided to the course participants to assess level of preparedness.

Participants in Target Audience include: Business Leadership, Product Developer, Engineering Manager,

Biomedical Engineers, Non-Metallurgists, Space Communications Scientists, Material Scientists, Product Research and End Users.

LIFT Advanced Materials: Course Length:

One and a half to two days with a focus on pedagogy on day one and half day of case study applications with hands-on work and practical applications, including lab tours. Day one will include an optional “happy hour” for participants to network with the faculty and prepare for the case studies on day two.

CWRU SLLP LIFT Module Attendance Cost: Corporate Package discounts available, please contact Monica Dumitriu, 216-368-3804 or mxd2@case.edu for more information.

Target Audience:

Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline or equivalent years of work experience.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand Practical Uses of Additive Manufacturing (AM), Advanced Materials, Polymers as applies to Lightweighting

• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems Using AM (as applies to Lightweighting)

• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of Lightweighting technologies in various industries

• Gain insights into practical problems in Lightweighting through case studies analysis with our AM Experts.

• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in AM and Applications in Lightweighting

 day two.

Accommodations:

The Glidden House

1901 Ford Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone Number: 216-231-8900 / Fax Number: 216-231-2130

http://www.gliddenhouse.com/

If course participants choose to make reservations online, they can use the below links for each course:

 

LIFT Polymers Lightweighting Certificate and Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Certificate

March 11th-15th:  https://res.windsurfercrs.com/bbe/page2.aspx?propertyID=9703&langID=1&checkin=03%2f11%2f2018&nights=4&rooms=1&adults=1&child1=0&currID=0&sortby=4&group=180311LIST 

RELEASE OF ROOMS NOT RESERVED
The Hotel will hold the Room Block until the established cut- off date which is: 02/09/2018, at which time all unreserved guest rooms in your Room Block will be released for sale to third parties. Thereafter, additional reservations for your guests will be accepted for the Event Dates, but the hotel can not guarantee the availability of the negotiated Group Rates.

RESERVATIONS
Reservations will be confirmed upon receipt of a valid credit card number or prepayment of one (1) nights’ deposit. Please have your guests call our hotel direct at 216-231-8900 and ask for in-house reservations then ask for a room under the LIST - CWRU Courses Room Block. Online reservations can also be made using a group code and direct link provided after receipt of signed contract.

 

LIFT Advanced Materials Lightweighting Certificate

March 25th-27thhttps://res.windsurfercrs.com/bbe/page2.aspx?propertyID=9703&langID=1&checkin=03%2f25%2f2018&nights=2&rooms=1&adults=1&child1=0&currID=0&sortby=4&group=180325LIST

RELEASE OF ROOMS NOT RESERVED
The Hotel will hold the Room Block until the established cut off date which is:02/25/2018, at which time all unreserved guest rooms in your Room Block will be released for sale to third parties. Thereafter, additional reservations for your guests will be accepted for the Event Dates, but the hotel can not guarantee the availability of the negotiated Group Rates.

RESERVATIONS
Reservations will be confirmed upon receipt of a valid credit card number or prepayment of one (1) nights’ deposit. Please have your guests call our hotel direct at 216-231-8900 and ask for in-house reservations then ask for a room under the LIST - CWRU Courses Room Block. Online reservations can also be made using a group code and direct link provided after receipt of signed contract.