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Dates and Location

June 30th (Tue) - July 2nd (Thu), 2015

InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel

1 Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA, USA





Registration for Annual Meeting

Registration Form


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(Tentative as of June 5)

June 30th (Tue)

18:00- 18:30  Early Registration

- Room Stanford & Harvard (mezzanine floor)  

18:30- 20:30  Welcome Dinner 

- Six Continents Room (mezzanine floor) 








July 1st (Wed)

MTTRF Annual Meeting 2015

07:00- 08:30  Registration

- Room of the Dons

08:30- 10:00  Session1

10:30- 12:00  Session2

12:00- 13:30  Lunch

13:30- 15:00  Session3

15:30- 17:30  Session4

18:00- 21:00  Dinner Banquet




July 2nd (Thu)

MTTRF Annual Meeting 2015

08:30- 10:00  Session1

10:30- 11:30  Session2

11:30- 13:00  Lunch 

iAM-CNC Annual Meeting 2015

13:00- 15:00  IMS-M Lab Presentations

15:30- 17:00  ARMS Lab Presentations 

17:00- 17:30  Concluding Address

18:00- 20:00  Farewell Dinner


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-Thermal error reduction for 5-axis machine tools, Prof. Wegener, ETH Zurich

-Energy Saving Control for Contouring Motion of Machine Tools, Prof. UchiyamaToyohashi University of Technology

-Update on Manufacturing Courses and Programs at UC Davis, Prof. Soshi, University of California Davis

-Development of flexible CAPP system based on 3D CAD model of product to support agile machining operation, Prof. Shirase, Kobe University

-MTTRF Equipment Loan Research and Education at UW-Madison, Prof. Pfefferkorn, University of Wisconsin Madison

-An explorative study of High-Speed Incremental Sheet Forming on a Mill-Turn center, Prof. Lauwers, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

-Accuracy of finished test piece on multi-tasking machine tool, Prof. Ihara, Osaka Institute of Technology

-Cutting Characteristics of PVD Coated Carbide End Mills Deposited by Filtered Arc Deposition (FAD) Method —Physical properties of coated films—, Prof. Hosokawa, Kanazawa University

-Quality improvement of gears and large gear segments manufactured by indexing generation milling, Prof. Goch, University of Bremen

-A Generalized Data-Driven Energy Prediction Model with Uncertainty for Precision Machine Tools, Prof. Dornfeld, University of California Berkeley

-Acoustic compensation for chatter detection, Prof. Campatelii, University of Firenze

-1.UCD Teaching and Research Report 2.An Assessment of Medical Grade Cobalt Chromium Alloy ASTM 1537 as a "Difficult-to-Cut (DTC)" Material, Prof. Byrne, University of Dublin

-Precision machining of aluminum and cast iron material combination with a long overhanging boring tool, Prof. Bleicher, Vienna University of Technology