Department of Energy Awards $750,000 to Pitt Collaborating with UTRC for Development of Alloy Components in Fossil Fuel Power Plants

By Paul A. Kovach | Swanson School of Engineering | pkovach@pitt.edu   PITTSBURGH (August 20, 2018) … A research collaboration led by the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering is one of 15 national projects to receive nearly $8.8 million in Department of Energy Read More »

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A Structured Solution: Pitt-led engineering team receives $1 million DOE award to improve 3D printing technology for nuclear industry

By Paul Kovach | Marketing and Communications | Swanson School of Engineering | University of Pittsburgh   PITTSBURGH (July 6, 2018) … Additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is an advanced manufacturing process capable of fabricating complex components by sintering layers of powders together.This process requires Read More »

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Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering – On Board with New Metallic Alloy Compositions for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

  Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering recently received an award from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to design, develop and optimize new metallic alloy compositions for additive manufacturing (AM) that are resistant to the effects of Naval/maritime environment. The research is led by Wei Xiong, Read More »

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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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