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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North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME Launches National Science Foundation-Funded Blue Sky Competition

  DEARBORN, Mich., March 29, 2017 — Designed to catalyze new directions within the manufacturing community, the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI/SME) has created the David Dornfeld Manufacturing Vision Award and Blue Sky Competition – to be held during the 2017 North American Manufacturing Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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Pitt Engineers Receive $503,000 NSF Grant to Study How Aluminum Alloy Microstructures Form in Real Time

By Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh Research will utilize Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s unique Dynamic Transmission Electron Microscope PITTSBURGH (July 21, 2016) … A grant from the National Science Foundation will enable researchers at the University of Pittsburgh to utilize a one-of-a-kind transmission Read More »

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Columbia Engineering Researchers Use Acoustic Voxels to Embed Sound with Data

By Holly Evarts | Columbia | Engineering Columbia Engineering Professor Changxi Zheng’s new approach could lead to better tagging and coding, leveraging 3D printing of complex geometries New York — July 18, 2016 — Columbia Engineering researchers, working with colleagues at Disney Research and MIT, Read More »

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ADAPT Additive Manufacturing Consortium Shares Progress, Receives Commitment for First Membership

New equipment, funding, member commitment, R&D marks productive six months of consortium work GOLDEN, CO, June 23, 2016 — ADAPT, the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies, a research consortium focused on developing technologies to accelerate the certification and qualification of 3D printed Read More »

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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 »

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NSF Grant to Create Dynamic Model for Advanced Manufacturing of Metal Components

By Penn State | News UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — June, 28, 2016 — Penn State researchers have received a two-year, $277,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will support fundamental research on an integrated paradigm of modeling and advanced control for additive manufacturing Read More »

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Student Engineering Team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Wins Excavator Cab of the Future Design Contest

IFPE and CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the largest construction show in Western Hemisphere will feature the first use of 3-D printed steel in an excavator designed by engineering students MILWAUKEE, WI, June 6, 2016 – The student engineering team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) submitted Read More »

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