Graduate Research Associate Emmanuel Dasinor conducts research in Assistant Professor Bruno Azeredo's lab

ASU debuts manufacturing engineering doctoral program

The School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks becomes the first in the nation to offer a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and doctoral degree in manufacturing engineering.

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Aliaksandr Sharstniou poses in Bruno Azeredo's lab at ASU's Polytechnic campus

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Binil Starly stands at a podium before a crowd directing questions to a 4-person panel seated on a stage.

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The School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks hosted an open house to mark its launch, featuring discussions led by top manufacturing leaders

Degree programs

The School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks is a new school for a new time. The transdisciplinary nature of the school’s curriculum, research portfolio and industry engagements is preparing students to be leaders of the processes and systems that will drive the future of manufacturing.

Dan Aukes works with three students on a prototype in his lab.

Manufacturing engineering, BS

Undergraduate students in the manufacturing engineering program learn to design cost-effective, sustainable products and processes to quality and functionality in ASU’s state-of-the-art facilities.

Tom Sugar talks with another researcher while they both look at a device Tom is holding

Manufacturing engineering, MS

Students in the manufacturing engineering master’s program will develop technical expertise in manufacturing processes or manufacturing systems and management.

A student works in a systems engineering lab surrounded by several complex mechanical systems

Systems engineering, PhD

The systems engineering doctoral degree program advances students’ understanding of complex engineering systems. Students will learn how to manage systems that encompass technological, social, cultural and environmental components that impact the input, output and interactions within a system.

Manufacturing research at ASU Polytechnic campus' Innovation Hub

Manufacturing engineering, PhD

The manufacturing engineering doctoral degree program provides students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully meet the most difficult challenges of modern manufacturing industries on a global scale.

Dgruv Bhate holds up a sample of a 3D printed hexagon structure modeled after a beehive

Thriving at the forefront of technology innovation,

an innovative manufacturing curriculum and industry collaboration are top priorities for the School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks.

Since arriving at Arizona State University, I’ve been connecting with the faculty and staff at MSN and across the Fulton Schools and we are thrilled to be accelerating and expanding a robust advanced manufacturing ecosystem at ASU — one that will impact the state of Arizona and the country as a whole.

Factories of the future

See how the School of Manufacturing Systems and Networks is leading the way to the future of industry.

Manufacturing of the future is going to involve pushing the edge of what has come before and taking it into new territory to provide new services and new products. Completely new materials and systems are needed to enable that.

Associate Professor Dhruv BhateSchool of Manufacturing Systems and Networks