Pitt Engineers Receive $500,000 Award From NASA to Develop Materials Model for Simulating Microstructure Evolution During Additive Manufacturing

Paul Kovach | Director of Marketing and Communications | Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (December 12, 2016) … Additive manufacturing (AM) researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and simulation software company ANSYS, Inc. are among 13 university-led proposals Read More »

Image courtesy of Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

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 »

Image courtesy of Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

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 »

Image courtesy of Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh and ANSYS Develop New Computing Tools to Push the Boundaries of Additive Manufacturing

By Pitt | Swanson Engineering Partnership establishes new ANSYS Additive Manufacturing Research Laboratory at Swanson School of Engineering PITTSBURGH (June 15, 2016) – From energy-efficient jet engines to personalized medical devices, companies can quickly and easily design and manufacture cutting-edge, safe and reliable products thanks Read More »

Image courtesy of Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering-Research Aimed at Enhanced AM Modeling/Simulation Technology and New AM Qualification Standards

  Engineers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering were recently awarded two grants with focus on additive manufacturing (AM). One grant will be used to develop enhanced modeling and simulation technology and the other, development of new qualification standards. (For information about both grants, press here.) Principal Read More »

“Scanning electron micrograph of an Inconel 718 prism cross-section printed with the Optomec LENS 450. The regions of lighter color indicate a Nb-rich precursor to the strengthening phase of Inconel 718.” (Photo courtesy of Erica Stevens, University of Pittsburgh)

An AMazing® Exclusive Q&A Session with Dr. Albert To, University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering

America Makes recently awarded a contract to the University of Pittsburgh for developing computational “latticework” for additive manufacturing (AM).  The University of Pittsburgh will be in partnership with Acutec Precision Machining Inc, Alcoa Inc, ANSYS Inc and ExOne. In an effort to gain a better understanding Read More »

AM Pitt Engineering Interview