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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Carnegie Mellon University – 3D Printing the Next Generation of Batteries

By Emily Durham | Carnegie Mellon University | College of Engineering Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, can be used to manufacture porous electrodes for lithium-ion batteries—but because of the nature of the manufacturing process, the design of these 3D printed electrodes is limited Read More »

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National Institute for Aviation Research Joins ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence as First Strategic Partner

  Wichita, Kansas, August 21, 2018 –Today, global standards leader ASTM International announced that Wichita State University’s (WSU) National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) will join its Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence as its first “strategic” partner. ASTM International and four founding partners recently launched Read More »

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Department of Energy Awards $750,000 to Pitt Collaborating with UTRC for Development of Alloy Components in Fossil Fuel Power Plants

By Paul A. Kovach | Swanson School of Engineering | pkovach@pitt.edu   PITTSBURGH (August 20, 2018) … A research collaboration led by the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering is one of 15 national projects to receive nearly $8.8 million in Department of Energy Read More »

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NASA Awards a $127,000 STTR Research Grant to PADT and ASU for Advanced Research in 3D Printing

The Grant Represents the Strength of 3D Printing in Arizona Exemplified by the Strong Cooperation Between Industry and Academia TEMPE, Ariz., August 14, 2018 ─ To further advance their longstanding cooperation, PADT and Arizona State University (ASU) were awarded a $127,000 Small Business Technology Transfer Read More »

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America Makes Congratulates The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and Its W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation on Partnership with Aconity3D

UTEP’s Keck Center is Home to the First America Makes Satellite Center Youngstown, Ohio — August 7, 2018. America Makes proudly extends its congratulations to The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), a Platinum-level member of the Institute, and UTEP’s renowned W.M. Keck Center Read More »

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SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Contest Winners Design Device to Assist Veteran with His Favorite Pastime

  (SOUTHFIELD, Mich., and MINNEAPOLIS, July 12, 2018) — SME and Stratasys Ltd. today announced the winners of this year’s additive manufacturing student competition held at the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. During the past four years, SME and Read More »

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