Northern Illinois University

Macro/Micro Manufacturing Laboratory

A. Alan Swiglo

Associate Director, Manufacturing Process Research

  • Office: Room 110S at Naperville Campus
  • Phone: 815-753-8985
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  • Technical Specialties: Specialization in micro-manufacturing, laser cladding, high quality heat treatment and metallurgy of precision industrial components. Projects have typically been cost effective problem solving quality-oriented management of operations modernizations and introductions of new technologies. Strong experience in contract administration, manufacturing, management, and quality.
  • Achievements: AGMA: Technical Division Executive Committee Award 2002,Lifetime Outstanding, Technical Expertise and Service, Metallurgical Standards Vice Chairman/Editor
    ASM International: Chapter Incentives Award - Large Chapter Division, Chicago Western Chapter Chairman 1977-1978
    Heat Treatment Society of ASM International: Session Chair, many Heat Treat Exposition/Conferences
  • Professional Affiliations: ASM International, Gear Research Institute (Board of Trustees), American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Gear Manufacturers Association, Society of Manufacturing Engineers