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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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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