Welcome to the Automation and Digital Manufacturing Lab! We are an interdisciplinary research group that conduct research and innovation activities to enhance the automation and intelligence of manufacturing. In order to achieve this mission, we develop and apply methodologies from a wide range of disciplines, e.g., machine learning, statistics, and automatic control. To learn more about our research, please visit the research and publications pages.

Recent News

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    Qasim Will Start His Career at MathWorksApril 3, 2020

    Qasim has accepted a Full-Time job offer from MathWorks. He will join MathWorks’s Engineering Development Group (EDG) after his graduation in May 2020. As an application support engineer, he will help customers solve complex technical problems using MATLAB and Simulink. He will also work with various internal teams on software development projects.  His MS research […]

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    Min-Hsiu Will Start His Internship at iRobotMarch 19, 2020

    Min-Hsiu received an internship offer from iRobot and will join iRobot as a Data Science intern in 2020 summer. He will conduct research projects on predictive maintenance of robot vacuums, which is closely related to the field of data science, machine learning, and predictive analytics. The projects are aiming to provide novel solutions for the […]

  • Prof. Shao Won a NSF CAREER AwardFebruary 24, 2020

    Prof. Chenhui Shao has won an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his project “Dynamic Process-Attribute-Data-Performance Modeling to Enable Smart Ultrasonic Metal Welding.” The CAREER Program offers NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances […]

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    Multiple RA/TA Positions Available to Graduate Students [UPDATE: POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED]February 24, 2020

    ADM Lab currently has multiple openings for Graduate students. Full scholarships (RA or TA) will be provided. Working on both fundamental methodologies and application-oriented research related to the automation and intelligence of manufacturing, our members are multi-skilled (modeling, simulation, data analytics, hardware, experiment, etc.) We are very proud of our accomplishments over the years as […]

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    Yuhang Will Start His Internship at FacebookFebruary 24, 2020

    Yuhang has received and accepted an internship offer from Facebook in this coming summer. He will work with the “Probability” team to conduct engineering projects and cutting-edge research in the fields of machine learning, Bayesian statistics, and stochastic optimization and build the next generation of machine learning systems behind Facebook’s products that can scale through […]

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    Welcome Shichen and Kuan-ChiehFebruary 5, 2020

    We are pleased to announce that Shichen and Kuan-Chieh join our ADM Lab this semester. Shichen Li is an M.S student in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at UIUC. She received her B.S. Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Beihang University in 2019. Her research interests include data science, machine learning, and their applications […]