AMUG Announces Keynote Speakers for 2019 Conference

  MILWAUKEE, WISC., Feb. 4, 2019 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) today announced its lineup of keynote speakers for the 2019 AMUG Conference, which will be in Chicago, Illinois, from March 31 – April 4, 2019. These speakers will address additive manufacturing (AM) Read More »

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Renishaw Becomes Official Partner of Cardiff Blues Community Foundation

  To continue the success of Renishaw’s education outreach programme, the global engineering company has become an official partner of the Cardiff Blues Community Foundation. The three-year partnership will see the Guinness PRO14 rugby club’s community team deliver a new secondary school programme to raise Read More »

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Renishaw Celebrates 40 Years of Apprentices With Record Intake

  Global engineering technologies company Renishaw is recruiting for a record 68 apprentices across its Gloucestershire and South Wales sites. The 2019 intake will be the 40th round of apprentices to join Renishaw, which has taken apprentices every year since 1979. Applications for a range Read More »

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Pitt and General Carbide Partner to Improve Tungsten Carbide Parts via Additive Manufacturing

By Paul Kovach | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson Engineering PITTSBURGH (December 20, 2018) … Tungsten carbide is one of the most versatile metal compounds and is renowned for its durability and strength, making it perfect for cutting tools, boring machines, and surgical instruments. Although its use in Read More »

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UTEP Will Be a Leader in 3D-Printing Data Collection Under Expanded Partnership with America Makes

  Newswise, November 7, 2018 — The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) will be a pivotal leader in the collection of critical performance data for the 3D-printing industry while offering immense benefits to students through an expanded agreement with America Makes. The announcement Read More »

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Accelerated Insertion of Materials for Additive Manufacturing

By Paul A. Kovach, pkovach@pitt.edu | Director of Marketing and Communications | Swanson School of Engineering QuesTek, Pitt Engineering researchers receive $750,000 award from NASA to develop improved AM capabilities for space mission components PITTSBURGH (November 1, 2018) … Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, presents Read More »

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NCDMM Commemorates MFG Day 2018 by Offering a Hands-on Additive Manufacturing Training to Local High School Students

Each of Participating High Schools to Also Receive a 3D Printer, Laptop with Software, and a Stipend for Materials and Blairsville, Pa. — September 26, 2018. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), sponsored by the Arconic Foundation and in collaboration with Westmoreland Read More »

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BioE Grad Student Makes Waves in MR Research With a 3D Printed Phantom Head

By Leah Russell | Swanson Engineering | University of PIttsburgh | News Sossena Wood 3D prints a phantom head for testing 7T MRI imaging in the Radiofrequency Research Facility PITTSBURGH (September 26, 2018) … Phantoms are not just ghostly figures of our imagination, they are also numerical Read More »

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Additive Manufacturing Researcher Xiayun Zhao Joins Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering

By Paul Kovach | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson Engineering PITTSBURGH (September 5, 2018) … The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS) at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering has appointed Xiayun Sharon Zhao as assistant professor. Her expertise builds upon the Swanson Read More »

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Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Extend Additive Manufacturing Research Partnership

By Paul Kovach | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson Engineering   PITTSBURGH (August 28, 2018) … After a successful two-year inaugural collaboration, representatives from Oberg Industries and the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering have agreed to extend their research partnership. Established in 2016, the agreement Read More »

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