Digital Manufacturing Professional

Improving Operations through Smart Manufacturing

This Penn State Certification program is for current professionals (technical managers, engineers, specialists) with technical background/experience or education in engineering, manufacturing and data/information technology, as well as responsibility for advancement of product or service development in manufacturing.

register for modules 1-4 (modules 2-4 are in-person at PSNK*: August 2-6)

*Penn State New Kensington is located at 2550 Seventh Street Road, New Kensington, PA 15068

For questions, contact Steve Leonard at


Those who complete all four modules will earn a Digital Manufacturing Professional Certificate from Penn State, which is also recognized for Professional Engineering (PE) certification.

Upon successful completion of individual modules, certificates of completion will also be awarded. This is a CESMII-endorsed training.



  • • Leverage Smart Manufacturing concepts to deliver operational improvements
  • • Identify and visualize production data to reveal trends and metrics
  • • Explore IIoT technologies to move beyond traditional data collection methods
  • • Apply advanced sensors and data applications for better insights in your operations
  • • Analyze production data to move from reactive to predictive decision making
  • • Develop machine learning techniques to automate the decision making process
  • • Use digital twins to predict behavior of a physical system
read full program description here