|Arthur Cawley, Group Leader, Dow Automotive Systems|
As a Group Leader for Dow Automotive Systems, Arthur Cawley is responsible for plastics bonding technical service and development. During his 27 years with Dow, Art has developed a number of multi-material bonding systems that are currently specified for front-end modules, composite parts, and glass systems, to name a few. He has won industry recognition for several adhesive solutions, including the R&D 100, SPE, and PACE. Art graduated from William Paterson University in New Jersey with a degree in chemistry.
|Dr. Manish Mehta, Ph.D., USAMP VMM Project Manager, President, M-Tech International LLC|
Dr. Manish Mehta is President of M-Tech International LLC, an Ann Arbor-based global consultancy in strategic planning and manufacturing research management. He has 25 years’ experience in organizing, financing, and managing technology ventures and cross-industry collaborations involving high-risk, high-payoff research and pilot demonstrations. Manish has organized and managed multi-partner lightweighting research and standardization projects in metals and composites under subcontract with the U.S. Council for Automotive Research and its affiliated consortia, such as the U.S. Automotive Materials Partnership (USAMP), and serves as the Technical Project Manager for the U.S. Department of Energy-sponsored Validation of Material Models for Crash Modeling of Carbon Fiber Composites. Manish obtained his MS and Ph.D. degrees in industrial engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He is a Fellow of the Engineering Society of Detroit (2004) and ASM International (2016).
Lisa Arrigo, SAE International