Lonnie Love, Ph.D., is the group leader of ORNL’s Manufacturing Systems Research Group. He has over 20 years of experience in the design and control of complex robotic and hydraulic systems. His primary expertise is in the areas of design, robotics, hydraulics, additive manufacturing and nanomaterials. He is the project lead for the Big Area Additive Manufacturing program at ORNL that is focusing on large scale, high speed polymer and metal additive manufacturing. The program has partnered with Cincinnati Incorporated for commercialization. Recent research efforts have focused on developing new lightweight low-cost hydraulic systems through additive manufacturing. Example applications include underwater robotics, prosthetics and haptic interfaces. Lonnie was ORNL’s 2009 Inventor of the year, has over 30 invention disclosures and patents and 75 peer reviewed publications. He serves on the scientific advisory board for NSF’s Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power and is on the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board for OrthoCare Innovations.
- TLC: Tom and Lonnie Chat - Starting Up a 3D Printing Company
- Wednesday, September 9 • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central
- Tom and Lonnie Chat: Open-source Tools for Advanced Manufacturing
- Tuesday, October 19 • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Central
- Tom and Lonnie Chat: Practical Cybersecurity for Manufacturing Operations
- Thursday, November 18 • 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Central
- Tom and Lonnie Chat: Artificial Intelligence, Pushing Your Machines Through Chatter and into Productivity
- Thursday, December 16 • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Central
- Tom and Lonnie Chat: Zoom and Teams on Your Machine Tool - Does it Make Sense? More Importantly, Does it Make Dollars?
- Thursday, January 20 • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central