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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801

 

Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p

 

Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375
email: mntl@illinois.edu

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Placid Mathew Ferreira

Placid Mathew Ferreira

Professor
Mechanical Science & Engineering
144 Mechanical Engineering Bldg
1206 W. Green
Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 333-0639
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Ph.D. IE Purdue University 1987

Research Interests:
  • Programmable automation: computer-automated process planning (CAPP)
  • Manufacturing systems control
  • Numerically-controlled machine tools
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Nanopositioning stages
  • Nanoscale manufacturing
For more information:
Flexible Automation Lab

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Teaching:

  • Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising, College of Engineering, UIUC, 1997, 2008
  • Andersen Consulting Award for Excellence in Advising, College of Engineering, UIUC, 1990
  • Listed in the Daily Illini “Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students” for Spring 1990, Spring 1992

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Research:

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2013
  • Fellow, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), 2011
  • Ingyong Ham Lectureship, Penn State, 2006
  • Invited Guest Professor, Controls Engineering Department, Chalmers University, Gothenberg, Sweden, Summer 1999
  • University Scholar, UIUC, 1995
  • NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1991
  • Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1990