With more than 20 researchers from across disciplines, the NextManufacturing Center remains at the forefront of the additive manufacturing field by researching the interrelated processing, materials, cost, and design challenges of this technology.

Affiliated faculty

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AM Process Mapping
Jack Beuth
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website
Video: “Process Mapping Methods”
Video: “Process Mapping for AM”
Video: “U.S. Congressional Briefing on Additive Manufacturing: Metals AM”

 

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AM Robotics and Automation
David Bourne
Principal Systems Scientist, Robotics Institute
Website
Video: The Future of Making Things

 

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Design Optimization
Jonathan Cagan
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website
Video: Design and Innovation

 

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Neural Interfaces/Biomedical Devices/Applied Physics
Maysam Chamanzar
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Website

 

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Path Planning
Howie Choset
Professor of Robotics
Website

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Property Modeling
Kaushik Dayal
Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Website

 

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Microscopic & Nanoscopic Devices
Maarten DeBoer
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website
Video: “Microscopic & Nanoscopic Devices & Larger Structures” 

 

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Nano/Electronic AM
Gary Fedder
Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Robotics
Website

 

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Bioprinting
Adam Feinberg
Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Website
Video: “Patterning on Topography” 
Video: “3-D Printing of the Heart and Arteries” 
Video: Adam Feinberg Demonstrates 3-D Bioprinting Process
Video: “U.S. Congressional Briefing on Additive Manufacturing: 3-D Bioprinting”

 

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Technology Commercialization Modeling, Global Manufacturing, and Policy
Erica Fuchs
Associate Professor of Engineering & Public Policy
Website
Video: “Manufacturing Location and Innovation”

 

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Machine Vision of Microstructures
Liz Holm
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Website
Video: The Computer Vision Approach to 3-D Printing
Video: Automatically Evaluating Microstructures

 

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Materials (AM Process for Ceramics)
B. Reeja Jayan
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website
Video: “Giving a Second Look at Materials, from Cellphones to Clothing”

 

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Design Tools and Methods
L. Burak Kara
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website
Video: “Generating 3-D Models Using Simple Interaction Techniques”

 

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Biomanufacturing
Philip LeDuc
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website

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Phase Change of Thermal Storage Devices
Jon Malen
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website

 

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Regulation and Public Policy
Granger Morgan
Professor of Engineering & Public Policy, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Heinz College
Website

 

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Micro/Metrology
Burak Ozdoganlar
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website

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Microscale AM, Nanoparticle Printing, and Printed Electronics
Rahul Panat
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website

 

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Solidification
Chris Pistorius
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Website
Video: “Metals Production: Iron & Steelmaking”

 

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Machine Learning
Barnabas Poczos
Assistant Professor of Machine Learning
Website

 

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Microstructure and Powders
Anthony Rollett
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Website
Video: “Metallurgy: Real World Applications” 
Video: Additive Manufacturing with Metals 

 

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Kenji Shimada
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website

 

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Machine Learning
Aarti Singh
Associate Professor of Machine Learning
Website

 

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3-D X-ray Mapping of Microstructures and Responses
Robert M. Suter
Professor of Physics
Website

 

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Process Metallurgy
Bryan Webler
Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering
Website

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Bio/Electronic AM
Lee Weiss
Research Professor of Robotics
Website

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Lifecycle Design & Optimization and Public Policy
Katie Whitefoot
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy
Website
Video: Improving the Adoption of New Products in the Marketplace 

 

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Thermodynamics
Shi-Chune Yao
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website

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Geometric Design
Jessica Zhang
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Website