UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair to Lead Major Research for US Navy

By David Goddard (david.goddard@utk.edu) | Engineering and Technology | The University of Tennessee Knoxville April 5, 2018 – The US Navy has chosen a UT professor to lead one of its Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) programs for the first time in the 30-year history Read More »

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SME Recognizes Additive Manufacturing Vision, Ability and Leadership

  (PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2017) ― SME announced its Additive Manufacturing Community awards at the RAPID + TCT event, being held this week at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh. Now in its 27th year, RAPID + TCT is North America’s preeminent event for discovery, Read More »

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Virginia Tech College of Engineering-3-D Printed Vehicles Take the Ground and Air at Engineering Event

by Steven Mackay, Virginia Tech College of Engineering May 6, 2015, BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA — Remotely-piloted vehicles designed, 3-D printed, and built by 12 student teams drove and flew their way through obstacle courses at Virginia Tech’s Rector Field House on May 1 at the second annual Additive Vehicle Read More »

A ground/air vehicle built by students within the Virginia Tech Frith Freshmen Design Laboratory was one of the more colorful on display. (Photo courtesy of Steven Mackay/Virginia Tecyh)

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 (http://www.dreams.me.vt.edu/AMGrandChallenge/), 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 (http://www.me.vt.edu/dreams/faculty/) 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)