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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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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ORNL Researchers Develop Spectroscopic Thermometer for Nanomaterials

By Dawn Levy | ORNL Communications   OAK RIDGE, Tenn., March 13, 2018—A scientific team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has found a new way to take the local temperature of a material from an area about a billionth of Read More »

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America Makes Celebrates Five Years

The Institute to Commemorate Its Fifth Birthday with National Celebration;Looks Ahead to the Next Five Years Youngstown, Ohio — August 14, 2017. America Makes proudly announces that it will commemorate the progress and contributions the Institute has made to advance the additive manufacturing (AM) industry Read More »

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ORNL – Electron Beam Microscope Directly Writes Nanoscale Features in Liquid with Metal Ink

By Dawn Levy | ORNL News OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2016—Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are the first to harness a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) to directly write tiny patterns in metallic “ink,” forming features in liquid that Read More »

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