SMART Community of Excellence provides a focus and connection for industry researchers, faculty, and students from multiple decanal units. 


SMART research.

Exposing learners at all levels to the challenges associated with advanced design, manufacturing and construction across scales of time, size and complexity - in the classroom and lab, online and through experiential opportunities

Kemper lewis.

By design, SMART is community led and driven by the activity of our faculty researchers and industry partners. Leadership exists in the SMART model of governance to facilitate the work of the community.

smart industry.

SMART works closely with university and regional partners to create systems for design, manufacturing and construction in order to bring highly-customizable products to market faster, while remaining ecologically and economically sustainable.

Impactful Accomplishments

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SMART Center of Excellence Community

SMART Automation Sandbox at University at Buffalo

SMART Automation Sandbox

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SMART Motion Capture Laboratory 

SMART Fabrication Factory

Introduction to the Digital Manufacturing and Design Technology Specialization

Architecture Ceramics Assemblies Workshop