Additive Manufacturing Users Group Opens Conference Registration

Hilton Chicago to host annual event MILWAUKEE, WISC., Oct. 17, 2016 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) today announced that online registration is now available for its 2017 Education & Training Conference, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, at the historic Hilton Chicago, Read More »

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Promising Biomaterial to Build Better Bones with 3-D Printing

By Amanda Morris | Northwestern Engineering News 3-D printable ink produces a synthetic bone filler that induces bone regeneration Sept. 28, 2016 — A Northwestern Engineering research team has developed a 3-D printable ink that produces a synthetic bone implant that rapidly induces bone regeneration Read More »

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ADAPT Additive Manufacturing Consortium Welcomes New Member

Erie-based Sinter Print invests in efforts to makeColorado the leader in advanced manufacturing Golden, CO – 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 metal parts – Read More »

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Renishaw Supports Future Brunels Educational Programme

  Leading engineering and scientific technology company, Renishaw, supports the pioneering Future Brunels programme developed by the ss Great Britain Trust. The five-year rolling programme selects a group of talented and motivated pupils to work on science and engineering based projects and find innovative solutions Read More »

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Oberg Industries Partners with Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering to Advance Additive Manufacturing Problem-Solving for Industry

  Pittsburgh (September 7, 2016) … As additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, continues to advance in industry and academia, knowledge gaps can appear as researchers push the technology to new limits. To solve some of industry’s most difficult additive manufacturing problems, Oberg Industries and the University of Read More »

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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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