Sustainable Manufacturing and Advanced Robotic Technologies Center of Excellence

Providing a focus and connection for industry researchers, faculty, and students from multiple decanal units.

•  New internship available: BMW Internship

•  The Fabrication Factory is now open

•  Learn about our recent exploratory projects


  • New internship available
  • Lab 1 will be opening August 5th
  • New policies for SMART labs
  • New equipment coming soon

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Exploratory research projects by grad students


Kemper Lewis

Industry executives and faculty from across UB work with SMART Director Kemper Lewis on innovative ways to bring customizable products to market faster, while remaining ecologically and economically sustainable.

Our Impact

Omar Khan working with students

SMART Co-leader Omar Khan talks of sweeping goals: "The community works across things as small as medical devices and as large as architectural facades and building construction systems."