UT, ORNL Get a LIFT from Manufacturing Innovation Center

  KNOXVILLE—The role of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as a leader in advanced materials research got yet another boost recently as the Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, or LIFT, officially opened its headquarters. Part of the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute that was launched Read More »

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NTMA-World’s First 3D Printed Vehicle Makes a Stop at NTMA in Southern California

Santa Fe Springs, CA – the world’s first 3D printed vehicle is touring the U.S and is making a stop in Southern California at the NTMA Training Centers in Santa Fe Springs on January 27th. NTMA Training Center Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 10:00 am – 2:00 Read More »

Strati 3D Printed Car (Photo courtesy of The Association for Manufacturing Technology)

AMUG-Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces Keynote Speakers for 2015 AMUG Conference

Lonnie Love, Jason Lopes and Todd Grimm will inform and inspire. CHATSWORTH, CALIF., Jan. 8, 2015 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) today announced its featured keynote speakers for the 2015 AMUG Education & Training Conference, which will be held in Jacksonville, Florida, from Read More »

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2015 Manufacturers’ Summit to Focus on 3D Printing Technologies

  INLAND EMPIRE, CA.  DECEMBER 29, 2014 – Keynote speaker Ed Tackett will present on additive manufacturing (3-D printing) and the rapid growth of opportunities the technology will bring to the region at the 4th Annual Manufacturers’ Summit, presented by the Manufacturers’ Council Inland Empire Read More »

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The ASME Foundation and NASA Launch “Future Engineers”

  The ASME Foundation and NASA have launched a multi-year initiative for K-12 students in the United States called “Future Engineers”. The program is designed to inspire students to solve real-world space exploration challenges. For the program’s first challenge, students were asked to create 3D Read More »

Expedition 42, Photo taken by Flight Engineer Terry W. Virts (Photo courtesy of NASA)

Stratasys Introduces New 3D Printing Curriculum for Vocational, College and University Educators

Full-semester courses help prepare students worldwide for careers being transformed by 3D printing Minneapolis & Rehovot, Israel – Dec. 3, 2014 – Stratasys Ltd.(Nasdaq:SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, has introduced a new 3D printing curriculum for educators. The Read More »

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Harvard University-DNA Nano-Foundries Cast Custom-Shaped Metal Nanoparticles

DNA’s programmable assembly is leveraged to form precise 3D nanomaterials for disease detection, environmental testing, electronics and beyond October 9, 2014 (BOSTON) — Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have unveiled a new method to form tiny 3D metal Read More »

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UT College of Engineering, ORNL Team Up For Manufacturing Day

  KNOXVILLE—The strong link between Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be on display Friday, as the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL welcomes UT students and faculty. The group will get a behind-the-scenes look at one of Read More »

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AST2-A Holistic Approach with an Emphasis on 21st Century Skills of Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking

  Applied Systems and Technology Transfer (AST2) is a company with focus on education and outreach to students and educators. Earlier this year, AST2 released their new INVENT3D printer. The INVENT3D printer is designed to be used with INVENTORcloud™ Program, a STEM education program for students K-12, Read More »

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University of Virginia Creates a 3D Printed UAV Drone for the Department of Defense

by Fariss Samarrai, University of Virginia (U.Va.) Three-dimensional printing is the production, or “printing,” of actual objects, such as toys or parts for devices, by using a machine that traces out layers of melted plastic in specific shapes until it builds a piece to the Read More »

Jet Engine Build (Photo courtesy of UVa)