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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World’s First 3-D Printed Excavator on Display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE

 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, April XX, 2016 – CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2017 are teaming up to unveil the world’s first fully-functional 3-D printed construction excavator Read More »

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Wyss Institute – Scaling Up Tissue Engineering

by Wyss Institute, Harvard University Bioprinting technique creates thick 3D tissues composed of human stem cells and embedded vasculature, with potential applications in drug testing and regenerative medicine  March 7, 2016 — (CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts) – A team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard Read More »

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Bad Vibrations: UCI Researchers Find Security Breach in 3-D Printing Process

UCI News Machine sounds enable reverse engineering of source code Irvine, Calif., March 2, 2016 — With findings that could have been taken from the pages of a spy novel, researchers at the University of California, Irvine have demonstrated that they can purloin intellectual property Read More »

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Northwestern University – A New Way to Print 3-D Metals and Alloys

Jan 11, 2016 | Amanda Morris – Northwestern University New rapid method expands the types of metals, alloys, and architectures that can be additively manufactured A team of Northwestern Engineers has created a new way to print three-dimensional metallic objects using rust and metal powders. Read More »

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UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering-These Microscopic Fish Are 3D – Printed To Do More Than Swim

Researchers demonstrate a novel method to build microscopic robots with complex shapes and functionalities San Diego, Calif., August 25, 2015 — Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego used an innovative 3D printing technology they developed to manufacture multipurpose fish-shaped microrobots — called microfish Read More »

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UT College of Engineering Selected to Join Key Materials Research Center

  Sept. 1, 2015, KNOXVILLE—The role of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering in studying advanced materials recently got a major boost with the National Science Foundation backing UT to join the Manufacturing and Materials Joining Innovation Center, or Ma2JIC. Established at The Read More »

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Additive Manufacturing Research Groups Led by Pitt Engineers Receive More Than $1.7 Million in Latest Funding From America Makes

By Paul Kovach, Swanson School of Engineering Faculty from Industrial Engineering & Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science enhance Pitt’s AM research PITTSBURGH (August 11, 2015) …Two separate University of Pittsburgh research projects to improve design development for structures in in additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D Read More »

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