SME – Humans of Manufacturing; The Artist Within

By SME | Humans of Manufacturing For Dr. Frank Rybicki, Designing and Building Medical Parts Goes Far Beyond Manufacturing   We see them in magazines, the Internet, and the evening news—photos of people whose faces have been disfigured through accidents or acts of cruelty. It’s 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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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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Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering-Research Aimed at Enhanced AM Modeling/Simulation Technology and New AM Qualification Standards

  Engineers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering were recently awarded two grants with focus on additive manufacturing (AM). One grant will be used to develop enhanced modeling and simulation technology and the other, development of new qualification standards. (For information about both grants, press here.) Principal Read More »

“Scanning electron micrograph of an Inconel 718 prism cross-section printed with the Optomec LENS 450. The regions of lighter color indicate a Nb-rich precursor to the strengthening phase of Inconel 718.” (Photo courtesy of Erica Stevens, University of Pittsburgh)

An AMazing® Exclusive Q&A Session with Dr. Albert To, University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering

America Makes recently awarded a contract to the University of Pittsburgh for developing computational “latticework” for additive manufacturing (AM).  The University of Pittsburgh will be in partnership with Acutec Precision Machining Inc, Alcoa Inc, ANSYS Inc and ExOne. In an effort to gain a better understanding Read More »

AM Pitt Engineering Interview