About the ARMS lab

The Advanced Research for Manufacturing Systems (ARMS) laboratory was launched in January 2013 by Prof. Masakazu Soshi. The ARMS lab conducts manufacturing research focusing on CNC machine tools, machining processes, and additive manufacturing.

Mission Statement

As a university research laboratory striving to be the global leader in manufacturing research, the ARMS lab will:

  1. Build a strong, proactive, synergetic, open-minded, and friendly team to perform efficient research and to be better human beings.
  2. Produce meaningful research results and human resources via cutting-edge research for contributing to society, industries, and academia. The research topics must meet actual demands directly from industries.
  3. Develop a win-win relationship among the ARMS lab members and collaborators for mutual benefits.
  4. Give students/researchers the best opportunities by providing the state of the art manufacturing equipment, training, internship opportunities, knowledge, and innovative technologies.

University of California's mission

"The distinctive mission of the University is to serve society as a center of higher learning, providing long-term societal benefits through transmitting advanced knowledge, discovering new knowledge, and functioning as an active working repository of organized knowledge. That obligation, more specifically, includes undergraduate education, graduate and professional education, research, and other kinds of public service, which are shaped and bounded by the central pervasive mission of discovering and advancing knowledge."

Mission statement from the University of California Academic Plan, 1974-1978



Open positions

Some positions may be available. Please access a link here for the details.