George Ray Ely

Main research topic:

Predictive process control for real time analysis of the welding process

Current research work:

  • Exploration of metamodeling as a technique for PPC

  • Designing upgrades for a welding test station

  • Thermal and mechanical models of the welding process


Ely, G.R., and C.C. Seepersad, 2009, "A Comparative Study of Metamodeling Techniques for Predictive Process Control of Welding Applications," ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Paper #: MSEC2009-84189.

Graduate courses taken:

  • Design Optimization & Automation

  • Product Design, Development & Prototyping

  • Robotics and Automation

  • Solid Freeform Fabrication

  • Regression and Analysis of Variance

  • Enterprise of Technology: From Lab to Market


B.S.E. Mechanical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, 2008
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

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