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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Strategic Long-Term Participation by DoD in Its Manufacturing USA Institutes: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25440.
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STRATEGIC LONG-TERM
PARTICIPATION BY DOD IN ITS
MANUFACTURING USA INSTITUTES

PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP

Anne Frances Johnson, Rapporteur

National Materials and Manufacturing Board

Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Strategic Long-Term Participation by DoD in Its Manufacturing USA Institutes: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25440.
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Cover page: Complexity is free, not only in the three-dimensional fractal shown on the cover and in additive manufacturing, but also in the relationship between manufacturing and innovation. Wherever manufacturing takes place it spurs innovation, which in turn creates new opportunities for manufacturing in a complex and never-ending spiral. Back cover: Starting, stopping, and continuing doing are key ingredients of this effort. These are simple and important actions, but with complex outcomes. Compare this with Conway’s Game of Life, in which cells are started, stopped, or continued according to four simple rules yet attain a complexity that is astonishing. Graphic Artist: Erik Svedberg.

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Suggested citation: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Strategic Long-Term Participation by DoD in Its Manufacturing USA Institutes: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: https://doi.org/10.17226/25440.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Strategic Long-Term Participation by DoD in Its Manufacturing USA Institutes: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25440.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Strategic Long-Term Participation by DoD in Its Manufacturing USA Institutes: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25440.
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COMMITTEE ON STRATEGIC LONG-TERM PARTICIPATION BY DOD IN ITS MANUFACTURING INNOVATION INSTITUTES

THERESA KOTANCHEK, Evolved Analytics, LLC, Co-Chair

EDWARD MORRIS, Consequence Consulting, LLC, Co-Chair

WILLIAM B. BONVILLIAN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

THOMAS M. DONNELLAN, Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University

SUSAN HELPER, Case Western Reserve University

MICK MAHER, Maher & Associates, LLC

MICHAEL McGRATH, Independent Consultant

POL SPANOS, NAE,1 Rice University

BEN WANG, Georgia Institute of Technology

STEVEN J. ZINKLE, NAE, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Staff

ERIK SVEDBERG, Study Director

JAMES LANCASTER, Director, National Materials and Manufacturing Board and the Board on Physics and Astronomy

NEERAJ P. GORKHALY, Associate Program Officer

HEATHER LOZOWSKI, Financial Associate

BETH DOLAN, Financial Associate

AMISHA JINANDRA, Research Associate

JOSEPH PALMER, Senior Project Assistant

JULIA KOTLER, Research Assistant, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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1 Member, National Academy of Engineering.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Strategic Long-Term Participation by DoD in Its Manufacturing USA Institutes: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25440.
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NATIONAL MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING BOARD

BEN WANG, Georgia Institute of Technology, Chair

THERESA KOTANCHEK, Evolved Analytics, LLC, Vice Chair

RODNEY C. ADKINS, NAE,1 IBM Corporate Strategy (retired)

CRAIG ARNOLD, Princeton University

JIM C.I. CHANG, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

THOMAS M. DONNELLAN, Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University

STEPHEN FORREST, NAS2/NAE, University of Michigan

ERICA FUCHS, Carnegie Mellon University

DAVID C. LARBALESTIER, NAE, Florida State University

MICK MAHER, Maher & Associates, LLC

ROBERT MILLER, NAE, IBM Almaden Research Center

EDWARD MORRIS, Consequence Consulting, LLC

NICHOLAS A. PEPPAS, NAE/NAM,3 University of Texas, Austin

GREGORY TASSEY, University of Washington

TRESA M. POLLOCK, NAE, University of California, Santa Barbara

HAYDN WADLEY, University of Virginia

STEVEN J. ZINKLE, NAE, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Staff

JAMES LANCASTER, Director

ERIK SVEDBERG, Senior Program Officer

NEERAJ P. GORKHALY, Associate Program Officer

HEATHER LOZOWSKI, Financial Associate

BETH DOLAN, Financial Associate

JOSEPH PALMER, Senior Project Assistant

AMISHA JINANDRA, Research Associate

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1 Member, National Academy of Engineering.

2 Member, National Academy of Sciences.

3 Member, National Academy of Medicine.

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Manufacturing USA Institutes aim to protect national security and increase U.S. competitiveness in manufacturing. The domestic industrial base is critical to supporting and sustaining both military advantage and economic competitiveness. Through these institutes, the DoD is committed to domestically designing and manufacturing the most innovative defense systems. Intended as intensely collaborative applied research and development endeavors among government, industry, and academia, the institutes are envisioned to become lasting, self-sustaining national assets. A long-term strategy is needed to achieve this goal.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently convened a workshop to discuss the long-term sustainability of the Manufacturing USA Institutes. Participants explored different perspectives across multiple disciplines, discussed public-private partnership models, and considered international programs in advanced manufacturing to inform their recommendations regarding the future of the institutes. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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