Notre Dame Partners with Industry and America Makes: Focusing on American Innovation and Manufacturing

by Nina Welding | College of Engineering | September 4, 2015 American manufacturing continues to redefine itself, having recorded growth every month since July 2013 and continuing to focus on advanced manufacturing and building upon traditional American strengths in computers, software and automation. Examples of 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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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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ITAMCO Receives R&D Funding Award for Additive Manufacturing Project

  Plymouth, Indiana—July 23, 2015—A team consisting of Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO), Johnson & Johnson, the University of Notre Dame and the University of Pittsburgh has been awarded an R&D fund by America Makes, a division of the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. Read More »

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America Makes Announces Awardees of $8M in Funding for Project Call #3

Nine Teams Awarded; 60 Organizations Teaming to Advance Additive Manufacturing Technologies Youngstown, Ohio — July 13, 2015. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, is proud to announce nine awardees of its Project Call #3 for additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and development projects. Read More »

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University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the Forefront of Additively Manufactured Biomedical Device Research

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, in its second call for additive manufacturing (AM) applied research and development projects, awarded the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine funding for additive manufacturing research with focus on biomedical devices for medical applications Read More »

“Scanning electron microscopy images showing bone cells attached on the surface and infiltrating into the pores of a 3D printed iron-based degradable scaffold construct.” Credits: Da-Tren Chou, Daeho Hong, Abhijit Roy and Prashant N. Kumta

Close to the Bone: America Makes Funding Contract Enables Pitt Researchers to Explore 3-D-Printed Bone and Tissue Scaffolds

by Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh Modeled from patient’s own bones and tissues, biodegradable scaffolds would enable better growth and healing PITTSBURGH (March 7, 2014) … Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine (MIRM) Read More »

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Pitt Researchers Receive America Makes Grant to Develop Computational “Latticework” for Additive Manufacturing

by Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA Integrating cellular structures would allow for lighter and lower cost 3D-printed products – total matched funding is $964,000 PITTSBURGH (February 11, 2014) … Additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing represents a transformative method for time-sensitive, Read More »

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