Dr. Swapnil Patole

  • Assistant Professor


Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, Texas.

Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Lamar University, Texas.

Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Shivaji University, India.

Courses Taught

Course Code Course Title
INDT 2123     

Intro to CNC programming

INDT 3683

CNC machining processes

INDT 4224 Quality Assurance
INDT 4373 Lean Six Sigma

Research Interests

Dr. Patole’s research interests are in the field of micromachining and Ultrashort Pulse Laser machining. Along with lasers he is interested in material surface coating, laser surface texturing and material morphology. He is also working on his research in the field of Lean Six Sigma and its significance in Industry 4.0 and Quality 4.0.

Selected Presentations

Xinyu Liu, Ning Lou, Swapnil Patole, Dan Rutman, Yachao Wang, and Jing Shi. "Experimental Investigation of Micro-Machinability of Nano-TiC Reinforced Inconel Fabricated by Direct Metal Laser Melting." Volume 2A: Advanced Manufacturing, 2015. Doi:10.1115/imece2015-51218.

Professional Leadership

Faculty advisor for the Industrial Technology student organization, the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)   

Student advisor for the online Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology degree.

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