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Aerospace

EOS, Texas A&M Partner on AM Professional Development Program

Successful pilot training program for NASA Johnson Space Center leads to new collaborative offering to business and academia.

Card Decks Leverage Additive Creativity

How custom card decks are helping people be more creative with AM.

Siemens Gas and Power, ASME Partner to Develop Training Services

Siemens Gas and Power have partnered with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) to develop additive manufacturing training services.

Design

The Challenges of Teaching Creativity in Additive Manufacturing

The extensive design freedoms offered in additive manufacturing can be paralyzing. With AM consistently pushing the boundaries of manufacturing, how do we teach people to take risks and be creative with AM?

AM 101: Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP)

Learn about Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP): how it works, the comparative benefits and where it is leading additive production in the future.

“The Cool Parts Show” Season One Now Complete: Here is Why We Launched the Show and How You Can Help

Our YouTube series showcases the parts and possibilities additive manufacturing is making real. Will you help us reach future AM users?

Pittsburgh International Airport Develops Additive Manufacturing End-to-End Ecosystem, First Tenant Signs Agreement

Neighborhood 91, developed with the University of Pittsburgh, is expected to be the first-ever cluster strategy with a production focus of 3D printing and will house a complete end-to-end ecosystem for additive manufacturing.

6 Things I Learned about Metal 3D Printing at the AMIST

I sat in on one and a half days of a five-day class offered at the Additive Manufacturing Institute of Science and Technology (AMIST) in Louisville. Here’s just some of what I learned.

Protect and Ensure: Graduate Course Teaches Preparedness in Additive Manufacturing Legal Issues

A Graduate course at Penn State University aims to prepare students to be thought leaders and technical experts by exploring intellectual property implications in additive manufacturing.

DSM 3D Printing Acceleration Program Accepting Applications

The I AM Tomorrow Challenge is a ten-week program designed to help startup companies launch or mature their additive manufacturing innovations.

America Makes Opens Third Satellite Center

America Makes has announced its third Satellite Center, located at the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) on Witchita State University’s campus.

Saratech, UC Irvine Partner to Advance 3D Printing Techniques

Saratech and the University of California Irvine’s Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation have partnered to advance additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing techniques.

GE, Clemson University Partner on AM Lab

The lab is part of GE’s strategic partnership with Clemson University and will be available for use by Clemson faculty, staff and students.

Experts Compile Skills, Attributes Necessary for AM Engineers

Additive engineer demand has begun outpacing the supply of qualified workers in the industry. Penn State University banded together a team of experts and implemented focus groups, interviews, location observations and surveys in order to find out what makes a good additive manufacturing (AM) engineer.

Video: Inside the Penn State Additive Manufacturing Master's Program, Part 4

Kevin White, mechanical engineer at the Naval Nuclear Lab and student at Penn State, shares how a higher education in AM provides benefits beyond technical training.

Video: Inside the Penn State Additive Manufacturing Master's Program, Part 3

Alan Suarez Garcia, advanced manufacturing engineer at GE Healthcare and master's student at Penn State, explains how this degree program changes how he looks at manufacturing.

Inside the Penn State Additive Manufacturing Master’s Program, Part 1

PSU's engineering master's degree in additive manufacturing and design offers students and manufacturing professionals a higher education in a continuously maturing field.

Triditive Partners with Universities for Scaladd AM Programs

Triditive has partnered with the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the University of Oviedo MediaLab to promote research and training programs in its Scaladd additive manufacturing platform.

Medical & Dental

Video: Inside the Penn State Additive Manufacturing Master's Program, Part 2

A conversation with Brad Hanks, Ph.D. student at Penn State University, illustrates the intersection of optimization and AM with the example of an electrode for cancer treatment surgery.

SLM Solutions North America Partners with The Barnes Group Advisors on AM Training

SLM Solutions North America has signed a memorandum of understanding with The Barnes Group Advisors to offer AM training to equip potential customers with the ability to make better informed purchasing decisions.

MIT Launches ADAPT Consortium

The Additive and Digital Advanced Production Technologies (ADAPT) consortium focuses on scaling new manufacturing technology through partnership between industry and academia.

CECIMO Releases Online Course

The MachinE Tool Alliance for Skills (METALS) project has released an online course on additive manufacturing.

Society of Additive Manufacturing Enthusiasts Has Successful Launch at the Milwaukee School of Engineering

This group aims to advance awareness of AM and its applications. One hundred students signed up at the first event.

DMG MORI to Relocate U.S. Headquarters to Chicago’s South Side

The move aims to address the coming need for engineering talent. Locating close to the Illinois Institute of Technology will provide access to students and expose them to manufacturing technology including additive, which was an important part of the discussion with IIT.

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