Pitt Engineering’s Wei Xiong Receives Office of Naval Research Award to Develop Next-Generation Steel for Additive Manufacturing

By Paul Kovach | Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (June 13, 2017) … The advantages of additive manufacturing (AM) – from building complex structures for specific environments to repairing damaged components – continue to be grow as the technology matures. However, there Read More »

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MIT – Researchers Design One of the Strongest, Lightest Materials Known

By David L. Chandler | MIT News Porous, 3-D forms of graphene developed at MIT can be 10 times as strong as steel but much lighter January 6, 2017 — A team of researchers at MIT has designed one of the strongest lightweight materials known, Read More »

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