Current SecureAmerica Institute faculty partner projects as part of a nationwide initiative to empower a secure and resilient U.S. manufacturing and defense industrial base.
“Data Driven Design for the Security, Agility and Next Generation Resilience of Manufacturing Supply Chains”
Develop and demonstrate real-time data-driven modeling and analysis strategy leveraging game theory models to inform a Decision Support System (DSS).
Dr. Eleftherios Iakovou, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution; Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
Dr. Yanling Chang, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution; Industrial Systems and Engineering
Dr. Kai Huang, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
Dr. Jim Wall, Texas Center for Applied Technology
Dr. Keith Biggers, Texas Center for Applied Technology
Dr. Mahmoud El-Halwagi, Chemical Engineering
“Industry 4.0 Certificate”
Develop training modules to support a tiered certificate program including awareness of current technology, essential components of Industry 4.0, application of data analytics methods in analyzing different forms of data in an organization, and modules on contributing digital technologies that create an Industry 4.0 ecosystem.
Dr. Lewis Ntaimo, Industrial & Systems Engineering
Dr. Scott Schaefer, Computer Science and Engineering
“Embedding Information in Additively Manufactured Metals via Composition Gradients for Anti-Counterfeiting and Supply Chain Traceability”
Demonstrate the use of compositionally graded alloys to embed encoded information for counterfeit resistance and component identification without compromise to structural integrity.