The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the world’s leading professional society supporting manufacturing education. Through its member programs, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and helps keep manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies. Headquartered in Michigan, SME influences more than half a million manufacturing practitioners and executives annually. The Society has members in more than 70 countries and is supported by a network of hundreds of technical communities and chapters worldwide. SME’s members hail from diverse manufacturing industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive and transportation, medical, and many, many more.

TEF Representative: Ram Mohan, PhD