Manufacturing and National Security

Thursday, June 10, 2021

In an article in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) online “Mechanical Engineering Magazine” and in an ASME podcast discussion, Dr. Steve Schmid of UNC Charlotte and Dr. Shreyes Melkote of Georgia Tech explore and discuss the essentials of a strong manufacturing sector supporting America’s military operations and global commitments.

The Belk-Woodward Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Dr. Schmid is an ASME Fellow and chair of the ASME Manufacturing Public Policy Task Force. Dr. Melkote is also an ASME Fellow, and serves as associate director of the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute.

The Mechanical Engineering Magazine article “Manufacturing and National Security” is here. The ASME podcast discussing the importance of manufacturing capability to national security is here.