DOE Awards University of Pittsburgh’s Minking Chyu $777K to Improve Gas Turbines with 3D Printing

By Matt Cichowicz, Communications Writer | Pitt Swanson Engineering News PITTSBURGH (October 16, 2017) … Gas turbines serve a variety of power generation purposes ranging from jet engine propulsion to electricity production. Their impressive energy output also results in high-temperatures capable of causing extreme damage Read More »

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University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering-Energy, power, and propulsion systems researcher Minking Chyu awarded $800,000 cooperative agreement from Department of Energy

  PITTSBURGH (September 14, 2015)…Engineers at the University of Pittsburgh are leading a national research effort to utilize additive manufacturing in developing stronger coatings for materials used in harsh environments, such as the super-heated interior of a gas turbine. Minking Chyu, PhD, Leighton and Mary Read More »

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