Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering

Advanced manufacturing uses innovative technology to improve products and/or processes, and many also include the use of new business/management methodologies. The term “advanced manufacturing” encompasses many of the developments in the manufacturing field during the late 20th and early 21st centuries, including high tech products and processes and clean, green, and flexible manufacturing, among others.

Engineering Technology is the profession in which knowledge of the applied mathematical and natural sciences gained by higher education, practical experience, and competence developed in a specific field is devoted to application of engineering principles and the implementation of technological advances for the benefit of humanity through its focus on product improvement, manufacturing, and automation of technological processes and operational functions. – Engineering Technology Council of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)