Virginia Tech Students to Launch Experimental 3-D Printer on NASA Rocket Ship from Wallops Island

  BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 10, 2015 – How would a 3-D printer work in the microgravity of suborbital space after surviving a jarring ride 100 miles above the earth? A group of Virginia Tech College of Engineering students hope to have an answer next week Read More »

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Virginia Tech to Host University-Wide, Second Annual 3D Printed Vehicle Competition

by Virginia Tech News   Blackburgs, Va., Feb. 18, 2015 – Virginia Tech will launch today the second annual Spring Additive Vehicle DesignChallenge (, a competition for students to design a remote-controlled 3-D printed vehicle that can drive on ground and fly in the air. Christopher Williams ( and Al Read More »

Ben Whitney of Dresher, Pennsylvania, a sophomore majoring in electrical and computer engineering piloted his team’s quadcopter through a series of obstacles at last year’s debut Virginia Tech Additive Manufacturing Grand Challenge. (Photo courtesy of Virginia Tech)