Great Lakes Manufacturing Council

Podcast on Best Practices in Manufacturing and University Relationships with Glenn Daehn, OMI Executive Director

Glenn Daehn, Ohio Manufacturing Institute’s executive director and Mars G. Fontana Professor of Metallurgical Engineering at Ohio State, participate in a discussion about lighweighting manufacturing, how faculty can engage industry and what cars should really be made from.  They also provide details about the latest trends in metal forming and lightweighting.

In addition to OMI, Daehn currently has leadership roles in several Ohio State manufacturing initiatives and programs related to manufacturing technology development, including the Honda-OSU Partnership. He is a technology leader for the national Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT), a collaboration among Ohio State, EWI and the University of Michigan to develop the specific tools and skills to make research breakthroughs practical for industry’s production of parts primarily for vehicles, airplanes and other forms of transportation.

The podcast is available at or streaming at this link