About Nathan Hartman

Nathan Hartman is the Dauch Family Professor of Advanced Manufacturing and Department Head of the Department of Computer Graphics Technology at Purdue University, and Director of the Purdue University Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Center. Dr. Hartman is also Co-Executive Director of the Indiana Next-Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC). Professor Hartman’s research areas include the process and methodology for creating model-based definitions; examining the use of the model-based definition in the product lifecycle; and developing the model-based enterprise. Professor Hartman’s industry research partners include Rolls Royce, Cummins, Boeing, GM, Rockwell Collins, Textron, Gulfstream, Procter and Gamble, GM, Honda, and others. For more information, visit https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/profile/nhartman.

Articles by Nathan Hartman
Model-Based Enterprise

The Future State of Model-Based Enterprise

Why do manufacturers transition to model-based enterprise? One common theme unites organizations and will drive the future of MBE. digitalization digital trends manufacturing model-based MBD definition enterprise MBE 3D model 2D drawing future state predictions
Model-Based Enterprise

Today’s Benefits and Challenges of MBE

Despite the benefits, multiple compounding factors limit a company’s ability to implement Model-Based Enterprise. digitalization digital trends manufacturing model-based definition MBD enterprise MBE 3D model 2D drawing benefits
Model-Based Enterprise

Transforming into a Model-Based Enterprise

The MBD standard has been around for several years, yet many organizations continue to use both 3D models and 2D drawings. digitalization digital trends manufacturing model-based definition MBD enterprise MBE 3D model 2D product lifecycle information PMI supply chain
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Digital Engineering in the DoD

The DoD predicts enormous cost-, time-, and resource-savings benefits by switching to a digital engineering strategy. digital engineering strategy model-based enterprise MBE definition MBD design efficient collaboration source truth product lifecycle management department defense DoD