Education

Handheld, Chip-Based 3D Printer Demonstrated in DARPA-Funded Project

In a study funded by organizations including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of…

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Powering the Future: EOS’s Fabian Alefeld on Additive Manufacturing

In the world of 3D printing, innovation is a constant. However, the industry faces a complex landscape marked by opportunities and challenges. In 2023, the global 3D printing market totaled…

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Yale’s First In-House “3D” Surgical Case: A Leap in Medicine

Surgeons at Yale School of Medicine pioneered the first fully in-house 3D surgical procedure to fix a misaligned bone near the wrist. Dr. Lisa Lattanza, Chair and Ensign Professor of…

Penn State to Host Intensive Additive Manufacturing Workshop

Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) is inviting industry professionals and academics to register for its upcoming three-day additive manufacturing (AM) workshop. The event, hosted by the university’s Center for Innovative…

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ASTM/ISO Meetings Bring 3D Printing Experts on Quintus Technologies & OSU Facility Tours

I recently attended the biannual ASTM F42/ISO TC 261 meetings at The Ohio State University in nearby Columbus, Ohio. It was one of the most well-organized industry events I’ve ever…

Tinkering for Change: 12th Grader’s Universal Fit 3D Printed Prosthetic at 2024 Regeneron Competition

This year’s Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS), the nation’s oldest and most famous science competition, has brought 40 candidates into the limelight, all competing for $1.8 million in prizes. Now…

3D Printing Ethics: Navigating the Gray Areas of 3D Technology

From crafting custom birthday presents to building life-saving prosthetics, 3D printing has revolutionized how we interact with the physical world. But with great power comes great responsibility, and the democratization…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 20, 2024: FDM, LPBF, Underwater 3D Printer, Racing, & More

We’re starting off with a process certification in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to research about solute trapping, laser powder bed fusion, and then moving on…

Medical Training Gets 3D Printing Upgrade via New Axial3D-Bioskills Partnership

With its AI-driven medical model Segmentation-as-a-Service platform, Axial3D is actively pursuing partnerships, collaborating with a range of organizations including a Swiss hospital, Stratasys, Ricoh, and GE Healthcare. This strategy aligns…

3D Printed Medical Trainers Give First Responders Key Familiarity with Altered Airways, Study Shows

The medical field has been one of the greatest success stories for additive manufacturing (AM), with AM now touching virtually every market segment within the healthcare industry. According to Additive…

Dot Foods Takes STEM Support to New Heights with 3D Printer Donations to Illinois Schools

Dot Foods, a company whose roots trace back to 1960, has significantly evolved over the years, not just in its business operations but also in its approach to community engagement…

“Pandemic Panic”: COVID-Inspired Board Game Made with 3D Printing

When you’re wrapping up your senior year of college, it’s not easy to pay your tuition and complete your degree, all while pursuing your passion of crafting tabletop games. But…

3D Printing News Briefs December 31, 2023: Surgical Implants, Probiotics, Drones, & More

We’re starting with metal 3D printing research in this New Year’s Eve edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a 3D printed surgical model and probiotics…

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The U.S. Navy’s 3D Printing Innovation Is just Getting Warmed up

Back in September, Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. (BPMI) awarded a contract to ATI Inc. to build a metal additive manufacturing (AM) facility in the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida area, in support…

BASF Expands North American Apprenticeship Program for Second Straight Year

New Jersey-based BASF Corporation, the North American affiliate of the world’s largest chemicals supplier, has expanded its North American Apprenticeship Development Program for the second year in a row. BASF…

How 3D Printing Drives New York High School’s Robotics Club

The Birch Wathen Lenox School’s FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team, Birch Bots, eagerly participates in a New York City Regional Competition every year with a brand-new robot. For those unfamiliar,…

3D Printing for Dummies, 3rd Edition: Breezy, Educational, Essential

I’ve never had the highest opinion of the For Dummies series. I always thought of these books as the kind that people give to dads and uncles to support a…

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HBD Debuts in Kazakhstan via Kozybayev University Collaboration with Top 3D Shop

Kozybayev University has forged a strategic partnership with Top 3D Shop, marking the introduction of the HBD-350, a sophisticated industrial metal 3D printer, into Kazakhstan’s educational and technological sphere. This…

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Society of Plastic Engineers Acquires 3D Printing Workshop Organizer ImplementAM

The Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE), one of the plastics industry’s largest trade organizations, has acquired ImplementAM, a Portland, Oregon-based company that organizes and facilitates one-day additive manufacturing (AM) workshops….

3D Printing News Briefs, September 30, 2023: Drone Customization, 3D Printed Bandage, & More

We’re kicking off 3D Printing News Briefs with software, as Meltio has a new toolpath generator. Moving on, a collaborative project is making drone customization and production with 3D printing…

3DPOD Episode 170 — From Automobiles to Education: 3D Printing with Steve Cox, Amfori

After decades of engineering and leading teams at Jaguar Land Rover, Steve Cox made an unexpected career shift to focus on 3D printing education through his own company, Amfori. This…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 9, 2023: MES Software, Hearing Aids for Refugees, & More

Kicking off 3D Printing News Briefs, Nexa3D is celebrating a milestone achievement, AMFG is partnering with Elite Mold and Manufacturing Inc., and Lehvoss will present several application examples of its…

Full STEAM Ahead: Construct3D Inspires Birch Wathen High School Student with 3D Printing

Last week, I had the privilege of attending the 2023 Construct3D conference, a remarkable event centered on the essential aspects and innovations of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM)…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 29, 2023: Sales Partner, Metallic Gels, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs, Meltio welcomes a sales partner for the metal AM market of the DACH region, the Drone Logistics Ecosystem is partnering with Sedaxis, and Missouri S&T…