Arizona State University

NASA Phase II STTR Grant: PADT, KSU and ASU Collaboration on Bio-inspired Structures for NASA

Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies (PADT) will be collaborating with Arizona State University (ASU) and Kennesaw State University (KSU) in the development of stronger, more lightweight structures for space exploration. Together they have…

Microsoft Community Pitch-Off: Turning Plastic Waste Into Educational Supplies with 3D Printing

People across the globe are harnessing the power of new technologies in a search for sustainable, low-cost, and localized solutions to life that will eventually deal with some of Earth’s…

Partially 3D Printed Bricks Generate Electricity Through Temperature Changes

Bricks have been in use as building materials for millennia, but they can do so much more when science and technology are applied. A group of scientists led by King’s…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 19, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, a maker has published a free 3D print management app in the Play Store, while Formlabs works to continue accelerating its growth in the Asia…

Researchers Develop Dense Facial Tissue Depth Mapping Method for 3D Data Point Collection

Historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists have used 3D technology many times over the years to pull the cover back on history. There are important implications for forensic anthropology that come from…

Arizona State University and PADT Receive Grant to Research Biomimicry and 3D Printing

Biomimicry is the the practice of basing design off of natural structures, such as honeycombs, for example. It has been used frequently in conjunction with 3D printing, as researchers, designers and…

3D Printing Courses in Arizona and Dubai Will Prepare Workforce for Industry Additive Manufacturing

3D printing offers design freedom, allows companies and organizations to save on production cost and time, and often increases performance as well. As the technology becomes more widespread, we are…

Partially 3D Printed C-Turtle Robots Crawl and Adapt in the Desert

Sea turtles are amazing creatures, and if you’ve ever seen one in the wild, you’re very lucky. If you never get a chance to see a sea turtle up close,…

Further Developments Made in Dissolvable Supports for Metal 3D Printed Parts

It’s hard enough to remove supports from many plastic 3D printed parts, but more than one company has been working on developing ways to make plastic support removal easier, to the…

Exploring Psyche: Arizona State University 3D Prints a Distant Asteroid

Do you remember where you were when Pluto was stripped of its planet status? I…don’t, but I do remember feeling shocked, hurt, and betrayed on behalf of the icy little…

Southwest’s Largest Additive Manufacturing Hub Formed at ASU in Partnership with Honeywell Aerospace, PADT, Concept Laser

 “Go west, young man, and grow up with the country.” This phrase is often credited to 19th century American author and newspaper editor Horace Greeley, who heard it from a…

3D Printing Plays Role in CBS Drama and at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

3D printing has been warmly welcomed into show business. The possibilities that it provides for the creation of props and costumes made it a natural member of the theatrical team….

Pioneers in 3D Printed Models: Toddler to Have Fourth Open-Heart Surgery at Phoenix Children’s Heart Center

The 3D printed model, while certainly a huge gift to many training for medical procedures, is of vast benefit and valuable on many levels. Made to be patient specific, these…

3D Printing (re)Produces 65 Million Year Old Mating Call

As we edge closer to Valentine’s Day, many of you may be wondering: “If I were a dinosaur, how would I be able to best express my love for the object…

ASU Partners with Local Motors to Develop High-Tech 3D Printing Materials For Cars

3D printed car developer Local Motors is teaming up with Arizona State University to research and develop advanced 3D printing materials. The materials researched could be applied to the future…

The Shemer Art Center Presents “Materialize: 3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping” in Phoenix

Chosen by the Phoenix Pride Commission as a Point of Pride for the City of Phoenix, The Shemer Art Center in Phoenix, AZ,  is also a “home for the arts” that nurtures creativity and…