SEDS UCSD Prints, Tests Thruster for NASA Cube Quest Competition

By Heather Dewis | SEDS UCSD UC San Diego, CA – UC San Diego’s Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS UCSD) tested its first monopropellant thruster, Callan, earlier this summer at Purdue University to confirm its designed thrust of 1 lbf at ideal Read More »

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Pitt Mechanical Engineers Receive $350,000 NSF Grant to Develop Fast Computational Modeling for Additive Manufacturing

By Paul Kovach | Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh Research is in partnership with Pittsburgh-based Aerotech Inc. PITTSBURGH (August 16, 2016) … As additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, becomes more commonplace, researchers and industry are seeking to mitigate the distortions and stresses Read More »

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Consortium Aims to Unlock 3D Printing Potential

By Hannah Diorio-Toth | CMU News Thursday, July 28, 2016 – From airplane parts to custom hip replacements, 3-D printing — also known as additive manufacturing — is changing how everything can be constructed. Carnegie Mellon University’s NextManufacturing Center has created a consortium to bring Read More »

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Tooling U-SME Introduces an Accelerated Approach to Apprenticeship to Help Build the Manufacturing Workforce

  CLEVELAND, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Tooling U-SME, a leading provider of manufacturing training solutions, has established a work-based learning model to help more manufacturers and educators build successful apprenticeship programs tailored to meet specific job needs at their companies. The Apprenticeship Acceleration Framework defines Read More »

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Pitt Engineers Receive $503,000 NSF Grant to Study How Aluminum Alloy Microstructures Form in Real Time

By Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh Research will utilize Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s unique Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscope PITTSBURGH (July 21, 2016) … A grant from the National Science Foundation will enable researchers at the University of Pittsburgh to utilize a one-of-a-kind transmission Read More »

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Columbia Engineering Researchers Use Acoustic Voxels to Embed Sound with Data

By Holly Evarts | Columbia | Engineering Columbia Engineering Professor Changxi Zheng’s new approach could lead to better tagging and coding, leveraging 3D printing of complex geometries New York — July 18, 2016 — Columbia Engineering researchers, working with colleagues at Disney Research and MIT, Read More »

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America Makes Awards $8 Million to UDRI for Additive Manufacturing R&D to Support Air Force Efforts Toward Safe, More Efficient Sustainment

  July 15, 2016 –The University of Dayton Research Institute has been awarded $8 million from America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, to lead a national program that will use additive manufacturing to help the Air Force more efficiently and affordably sustain aging Read More »

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ADAPT Additive Manufacturing Consortium Shares Progress, Receives Commitment for First Membership

New equipment, funding, member commitment, R&D marks productive six months of consortium work GOLDEN, CO, June 23, 2016 — ADAPT, the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies, a research consortium focused on developing technologies to accelerate the certification and qualification of 3D printed Read More »

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SME Announces Winners of the 2016 SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition

By SME DEARBORN, Mich., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – SME, working with Stratasys, sponsored a student additive manufacturing competition at the 52nd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 21-23. The students were evaluated on their abilities and knowledge of additive manufacturing/3D Read More »

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Nanoscribe – Successful User Meeting in Harvard

  Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen – July 5, 2016 –  In June, the 3D printer manufacturer Nanoscribe held its first user meeting in the US at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In collaboration with the institution’s Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS), which makes a Nanoscribe laser lithography system available Read More »

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