Renishaw Apprentices Inspire a New Generation of Engineers at MACH 2018

  55 apprentices from global engineering technologies company Renishaw volunteered at MACH 2018 to support the Education and Development Zone. The initiative, run by the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), involved tours, talks and demonstrations at the show to encourage students aged eleven to 19 to Read More »

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A Structured Solution: Pitt-led engineering team receives $1 million DOE award to improve 3D printing technology for nuclear industry

By Paul Kovach | Marketing and Communications | Swanson School of Engineering | University of Pittsburgh   PITTSBURGH (July 6, 2018) … Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is an advanced manufacturing process capable of fabricating complex components by sintering layers of powders together.This process requires Read More »

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CMU CIT Researchers Develop Novel Approach to Optimizing Soft Material 3D Printing

By Emily Durham | College of Engineering | Carnegie Mellon University | edurham1@andrew.cmu.edu  Researchers in CIT have developed a novel approach to optimizing soft material 3-D printing. The researchers’ Expert-Guided Optimization method combines expert judgment with an optimization algorithm that efficiently searches combinations of parameters Read More »

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Penn State to Lead $1.4M Grant to Probe Flaws in Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM)

By Penn State | News UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – June 14, 2018 - A team led by Penn State‘s Applied Research Laboratory, in collaboration with the Center for Innovative Processing thru Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D), has received a $1.4 million grant by the Air Force Research Read More »

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Game-Changing Finding Pushes 3D-Printing to the Molecular Limit

By Emma Lowry | Faculty of Engineering | University of Nottingham 19 June 2018 – New University of Nottingham research proves that advanced materials containing molecules that switch states in response to environmental stimuli such as light can be fabricated using 3D printing. The study Read More »

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Rutgers Researchers Create a 3D-Printed Smart Gel That Walks Underwater, Moves Objects

  By Todd B. Bates | todd.bates@rutgers.edu | Rutgers University–New Brunswick New technology has biomedical, soft robot and other applications New Brunswick, N.J. , May 17, 2018, Rutgers University–New Brunswick engineers have created a 3D-printed smart gel that walks underwater and grabs objects and moves them. The Read More »

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“3D Printing Gears up our Future”: purmundus challenge 2018 Now Accepting Submissions

The theme for this year‘s international “purmundus challenge” innovation competition in the field of 3D printing is: 3d printing gears up our future. The future is diverse, varied and changing at an increasingly rapid pace. This is not only true from a technological perspective, but Read More »

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Experts in Demand: Growth in Metal Additive Manufacturing Creates Need for Professionals

SME releases metal additive manufacturing report detailing job opportunities    (FORT WORTH, Texas, April 26, 2018) – SME today announced the release of a new report, “Experts in Demand: Growth in Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) Creates Need for Professionals” at SME’s RAPID + TCT event in Fort Read More »

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Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 Fosters STEM Career Support Through Two-Day Mars Rover Challenge for Students

  (BOSTON, April 24, 2018) – For students interested in pursuing a career in STEM, the Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 offers an immersive three-day event that features a hands-on learning experience through its partnership with the SME Education Foundation, Ripple3D, Boston Public Schools, and area universities. The Read More »

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Co-Founder of High-Tech Manufacturing Start-Up Named Entrepreneur of the Year

By Charles Michael Ray | South Dakota School of Mines & Technology RAPID CITY, SD (April 23, 2018) – South Dakota School of Mines & Technology associate professor Christian Widener, Ph.D., was awarded Entrepreneur of Year at the 2018 South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Read More »

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