U.S. Patent Obtained by Dr. Arif Malik
September 21, 2010
Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Arif Malik’s application for a US Patent was allowed by the Patent and Trademark Office on August 10, 2010. The patent is entitled “Analytical Method for Use in Optimizing Dimensional Quality in Hot and Cold Rolling Mills.” It describes a new computational technique that can be applied to rolling mill control systems to improve the thickness uniformity and flatness quality of rolled metal sheet, including steel, aluminum, and copper alloys.