Ensuring manufactured goods and components have not been copied and replaced illegally by counterfeited goods is a high-priority concern of the manufacturing and defense industries in the U.S. and around […]
Using embedded markers to secure manufacturing supply chains
Advanced manufacturing provides increased access to product replication and the agility to pivot when product needs change. SecureAmerica Institute partners are developing techniques to embed unique markers in 3D-printed products to identify counterfeit production.
Evaluating the trustworthiness of robots to prevent industrial base threats
As the manufacturing industry shifts toward smart technologies and automation, the threat of bad actors compromising industrial capability rises. SecureAmerica Institute partners are developing an external system to identify and prevent robotic untrustworthiness.
Advanced manufacturing workforce training ramps up in the Rio Grande Valley
The Texas A&M RGV Advanced Manufacturing/Training Innovation Now program is building a thriving presence in south Texas. The program offers workforce development at no cost to Rio Grande Valley citizens with larger plans for expansion across the region.
Texas aerospace manufacturing gets boost with multimillion-dollar grant
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station was one of five teams awarded grants totaling about $25 million from the Department of Defense to help embed emerging smart technologies like advanced robotics and augmented reality into areas such as defense manufacturing.