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Crafting the Future of Manufacturing and Education through Digital Twins, Simulation, and Innovative Holonic Systems



Dr. Winston Sealy currently serves as an Assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology, in the School of Engineering Technology at Purdue University.


Research Interests

Dr. Sealy’s research interests are in design optimization, and automation. His research team develops dynamic digital twins for controls testing and manufacturing education.


BS, Electronics Engineering

MS, Systems Engineering

PHD, Manufacturing Systems


Dr. Sealy has substantial experience in the Printed Circuit Board and Semi-Conductor industries, where he held positions from systems engineer to automated optical inspection technical manager. He has presented research and invited talks throughout North and South America, including the Caribbean.

Where to find him?

Knoy Hall, Room 137
401 N. Grant St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907

o: 765-496-0780

Image by Shubham Dhage

DWS Lab stands at the forefront of industrial innovation, spearheading projects that redefine the landscape of automation. From pioneering advancements in swarm robotics, where autonomous agents collaborate seamlessly to accomplish complex tasks, to developing autonomous navigation systems tailored for factory environments, our work seamlessly blends cutting-edge technology with real-world applications. Leveraging digital twin technology as our cornerstone, we optimize material handling processes, track material flows with precision, and implement vision-based quality control systems, ensuring the highest standards of efficiency and reliability.

Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our technological arsenal, boasting ROS, Raspberry Pi, Unity, and other state-of-the-art tools meticulously integrated to craft solutions that transcend conventional boundaries. At DWS Lab, we don't just envision the future of industrial automation; we engineer it, one groundbreaking project at a time.


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