CIM Education Through Industry/University Collaboration

by Yildirim Omurtag, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, United States,
Colin Benjamin, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, United States,
Sema Alptekin, Univ of Missouri-Rolla, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: University Programs in Computer-Aided Engineering, Design, and Manufacturing


This paper outlines the strategy of university/industry collaboration adopted by the University of Missouri-Rolla in successfully developing its Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) program. This strategy has facilitated the development of a relevant CIM curriculum, establishment of modern CIM laboratory facilities, and the initiation of CIM-related research and consulting activities.

Subject Headings: Education | Industries | Engineering education | Manufacturing | Consulting services | Industrial facilities | Colleges and universities | Computer software

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