3DP Platform – Transforming Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) With 3D Printing

  Prosthetics and orthotics are necessary for a variety of patients, but the current manufacturing process of these medical devices are time-consuming and costly for both patients and hospitals. Thanks to the large format 3D printing technology enabled by the 3D Platform (http://www.3DPlatform.com/), and research Read More »

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Student Engineering Team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Wins Excavator Cab of the Future Design Contest

IFPE and CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the largest construction show in Western Hemisphere will feature the first use of 3-D printed steel in an excavator designed by engineering students MILWAUKEE, WI, June 6, 2016 – The student engineering team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) submitted Read More »

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SEDS UCSD Successfully Launches Rocket with 3-D Printed Engine

Editor’s Note: I had the privilege of attending the recent SEDS@UCSD launch of the Vulcan-1 rocket. Certainly, the story within the story is the teamwork, dedication and perseverance of this remarkable group of undergraduates. Congratulations to SEDS UCSD! ******* By Heather Dewis, SEDS UCSD Press Read More »

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ITS America 2016 San Jose To Open With The Next Generation Workforce Student-Led V2X Lab

(Washington, DC, April 26, 2016) – Bringing attention to the Next Gen intelligent transportation workforce, ITS America 2016 San Jose, the new venue highlighting intelligent transportation and integrated mobility, will kick off the three-day event by launching its first-ever V2X High School Lab (V2XHS). San Read More »

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SME’s MMI at RAPID 2016 – Exploring and Sharing Solutions in Medical Device Manufacturing

  Medical and Biomedical represent two of the fastest growing application areas of additive manufacturing. This year SME will feature Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Series at RAPID 2016. The MMI series is dedicated to additive manufacturing use in medicine and supported by Wake Forest School of Read More »

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Student Builds Quadcopters from Scratch Using 3D Printing, Hopes to Inspire Others Through XYZprinting STEAM

 By New Kinpo Group XYZprinting STEAM, an online curriculum exchange program emphasizing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, continues to enable users to create. Most recently, Kevin Lee, an Aerospace Engineering student at San Diego State University, has made three versions of his quadcopters available for Read More »

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UC Berkley Student Wins Make The Unmakeable Global 3D Printing Challenge, Donates Grand Prize 3D Printer to University

By Fathom Oakland, California—April 12, 2016—Casey Rogers, leader of a student-run makerspace out of UC Berkeley’s Bechtel Engineering Center, has been announced as the Grand Prize Champion of the Make The Unmakeable Global 3D Printing Challenge. The grand prize, a uPrint SE professional-grade 3D printer, Read More »

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High School Students Team with UT, ORNL to Produce New Type of Nail

By David Goddard | UTK News KNOXVILLE— The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have once again teamed up on a breakthrough technology—this time with a research idea inspired by a pair of high school students. Under the direction of engineering teacher Read More »

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Lockheed Martin Challenges Penn State Engineering Design Students to Drive Innovation

By Penn State College of Engineering EDSGN 100 project focuses on 3D printing, problem solving and teamwork UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — March 17, 2016 — Thought of by many as the true beginning of a third industrial revolution, additive manufacturing is changing industries and allowing Read More »

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Penn State Releases Roadmap for Next Generation of Additive Manufacturing Materials

By Penn State College of Engineering March 15, 2016 – Newswise — UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State researchers have released a roadmap that is designed to offer a strategy for building the fundamental knowledge necessary to accelerate the design and application of additive manufacturing Read More »

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