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Laser Deposition

A photograph of graduate student in lab running a laser deposition system.

Yi Lu, member of Robert H. Lurie Professor of Mechanical Engineering Jyoti Mazumder’s Center for Laser-Aided Intelligent Manufacturing, runs a laser deposition system to construct and analyze a metallic alloy in the G.G. Brown Building on December 17, 2018. The alloy is part of the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s efforts to create processes and build materials that will help maintain the U.S.’s standing as a military superpower. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing