Jack Beuth on PBS SciTechNow

The possibilities of 3D printing seem to be endless. At the cutting edge is Jack Beuth, professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He argues that in the next five years, metal 3D printing will provide key advances. It could revolutionize the fields of aerospace defense alternative energy and more. Watch Beuth on SciTechNow.

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November 26: 3D Bioprinted Organs – Bioengineered Organs Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University, FutureTech Podcast

September 1: The New Age of Ceramics, Green Building & Design

August 16: See How This New 3D Printing Method Could Make Your Smartphone Last Longer, Forbes

August 3: 3D Printing To Manufacture Electrodes For Lithium-Ion Batteries, Thermograde

August 2: Aerosol 3D Printing of Battery Electrodes, Design News

August 1: New 3D-printing method may improve smartphone batteries, DNA India

August 1: Longer Lasting Smart Phone Batteries Now Possible Due to 3D Printing, Tech You n Me

July 31: New 3D-printing method may improve smartphone batteries, The Tribune

July 31: Researchers 3D Print High Efficiency Batteries With Complex Geometries, 3DPrinting.com

July 31: New 3D-printing method may improve smartphone batteries, Deccan Chronicle

July 31: A Revolutionary Method to Fabricate Battery Electrodes Using Aerosol Jet 3D Printing, AZO Materials

July 31: 3D-Printed Batteries Could Mean Lightweight, Longer-Lasting Electronics, Geek.com

July 31: New Method Will Yield Better 3D Printed Batteries, R&D Magazine

July 31: 3D printing creates “major advance” for longer life batteries, 3D Printing Industry

July 31: CMU-led team develops method of aerosol jet 3D printing battery electrode materials for exceptionally high capacity batteries, Green Car Congress

July 31: 3D-printed electrodes add a whole new dimension to lithium batteries, New Atlas

July 31: 3D Printing Used to Create Better Lithium-Ion Batteries, 3DPrint.com

July 20: CMU Engineers Find Innovative Way to Make a Low-Cost 3D Bioprinter, HealthTech

July 14: ‘Big Data Challenges and Advanced Computing Solutions’ Focus of House Committee Meeting, HPCwire

June 22: eBook: Should You Use Additive Manufacturing to Produce Your Next Part?, ENGINEERING.com

June 18: 3D Printing News Sliced, 3D Printing Industry

June 13: Four Reasons Why Machines Will Always Need A Human, Forbes

June 7: Machine Learning and Metal 3D Printing Combine for Real-Time Process Monitoring Algorithm, 3DPrint.com

June 6: Novel Approach to Optimizing Soft Material 3D Printing Detailed in New Research Paper, 3DPrint.com

June 1: EGO Approach Helps Manufacturers Optimize Soft Material 3D Printing, World Industrial Reporter

June 1: CMU researchers design EGO method to optimize soft material 3D printing, 3ders.org

June 1: CMU expert algorithm can predict biomaterial 3d printing parameters, 3D Printing Industry

May 29: Carnegie Mellon Designs Low-cost, High-Efficiency 3D Bioprinter, Robotics Tomorrow

April 30: Improved 3D Printing Compatibility Could Broaden the Use of Ceramics in Industrial ManufacturingENGINEERING.com

April 4: Carnegie Mellon University: 3-DIY – Printing Your Own Bioprinter, Additive Manufacturing

March 29: Carnegie Mellon University researchers publish designs for open-source 3d bioprinter, 3D Printing Industry

March 29: Could this $500 open-source printer be the RepRap of 3D bioprinters?, 3ders.org

March 29: University Researchers Give DIY Instructions for Building Personal 3D Bioprinter, Tech You n Me

March 28: Need to print a new spleen?, Electronics Weekly

March 28: Here’s how you can build your own 3-D bioprinter at home, Qrius

March 28: Carnegie Mellon Researchers Release Files for Open Source DIY 3D Bioprinter, 3DPrint.com

March 27: Watch: Researchers Create DIY 3D Bioprinter from a Commercial 3D Printer, Electronics 360

February 17: 3D Printing Looks to Disrupt Medical Wearables, Machine Design

February 9: Carnegie Mellon Deploys Aerosol Jet Printers, RapidReady by Digital Engineering

February 7: 3D Printing Looks to Disrupt Medical Wearables, Machine Design (Optomec)

January 17: New 3-D printing technique for manufacturing strain gauges, 3D Printing Progress

January 15: 3D Printing Remakes the Strain Gauge, Industrial Heating

January 15: Research into 3D Micro-Additive Manufacturing leads to creation of manufacturing processes for sensors, antennas and energy harvesting devices, 3D Adept

January 12: New 3D printing method for more sensitive strain gauges, Daily Excelsior

January 12: Researchers use aerosol jet 3D printing to develop strain gauges with unprecedented sensitivity, 3ders.org

January 12: Computer Vision System Automates Characterization of Metal Powder, Additive Manufacturing Magazine

January 11: Carnegie Mellon Explores 3D Micro-Additive Manufacturing with Optomec System, Digital Engineering

January 11: 3D Printing Put to Use to Create More Sensitive Strain Gauges for High-Temperature Applications, 3DPrint.com

January 10: Carnegie Mellon University's Engineering department deploys Optomec's Aerosol Jet Technology, TCT Magazine

January 10: 3-D printing remakes the strain gauge, Phys.org

 January 9: Carnegie Mellon Extends Research into 3D Micro-Additive Manufacturing with Optomec System, Printed Electronics Now



November 30: 3D Printing in Manufacturing: Visualizing A New Mode of Production, Business News Daily

October 4: Trib to moderate discussion on 3D printing with PwC, CMU, TribLive

October 2: Integrating Metal Additive Manufacturing – 10 Questions to Ask, ENGINEERING.com

September 6: Argonne efforts accelerate 3-D printing journey, Argonne National Labs

August 15: Carnegie Mellon researchers identify suitable 3D printing alloys with new rapid screening method, 3ders.org

August 10: Industry experts explore growth of additive manufacturing in Pittsburgh and beyond, NEXTPittsburgh

August 1: Rapid Screening Method for New 3D-Printing Alloys, Industrial Heating

July 10: 7 Issues to Look Out for in Metal 3D Printing, ENGINEERING.com

June 7: Controls for additive manufacturing, 3-D printing, Control Engineering

June 7: Carnegie Mellon engineers sort metal 3D printing powders with 95% accuracy using new machine vision tech, 3ders.org

June 6: Could Pittsburgh Become the Silicon Valley of 3D Printing?, OZY

May 22: Public-Private Coordination Building Bridge to Pittsburgh's 3D Printing Future, U.S. News & World Report

May 18: Science in the Age of Experience Focuses on Digital Pathway from Concept to Production with Additive Manufacturing Symposium, 3DPrint.com

May 9: Reimagining 3D Metal Printing, Industrial Heating

May 4: Printed Planes, Plane & Pilot

May 2: RAPID + TCT Event To Demonstrate $6 Billion 3D Printing Industry Strength, Forbes

April 23: 3-d printing, industrial revolution could be forming in Clark County, The Columbian

April 3: RAPID + TCT Returns to “The Steel City” as Metal 3D Printing Advances, 3DPrint.com

March 30: Winner Announced for the Modeling Challenge for Additive Manufacturing, America Makes

March 27: Metal 3D printing, PBS SciTech Now

March 27: Printing out a plane, piece by piece, Scienceline

March 17: RAPID + TCT to Feature 3D Printed Pittsburgh Bridge Replicas, 3DPrint.com

March 13: The NextManufacturing Center at Carnegie Mellon University, AdditiveManufacturing.com

February 24: Why benefits of 3D printing are attracting more manufacturers, TechTarget

February 10: 3D Metal Printing—What's Next?, 3D Metal Printing Magazine

January 11: What will 2017 mean for 3D printing with metals?, Manufacturers' Monthly



December 29: 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Will Grow in 2017: New and Better Materials, DesignNews

December 28: 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing Will Grow in 2017: Manufacturing Processes, DesignNews

November 25: Transforming Industry With 3D Printing, Manufacturing Business Technology

November 14: Overcoming the Challenges of 3D Printing with Metals (Part Two), Industrial Heating

November 11: 3-D Printing Expands to Metals, Showing Industrial Promise, The Wall Street Journal

October 31: SME Hosts 3D Scan of Pittsburgh Bridge for Upcoming RAPID + TCT 3D Technology Event, 3DPrint.com

October 31: Len Boselovic’s Heard off the Street: Clemente Bridge souvenirs show off 3-D printing, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

October 26: SME Hosts First-Ever 3D Scan of Pittsburgh Bridge, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

October 21: Educators and Industry Discuss Need for Engineering Education to Adapt to AM, AM Magazine

October 13: SAE International Signs on as Founding Member of CMU NextManufacturing Center Additive Manufacturing Consortium, SAE International

October 7: From Assembly Line To Digital Thread: The Factory Of The Future Is Here, And It’s Here To Stay, GE Reports

September 26: Overcoming the Challenges of 3D Printing with Metals, Industrial Heating 

September 16: Solving Porosity Issues in Metal 3-D Printing with Anthony Rollett of Next Manufacturing Center (Podcast)

September 14: Microfabrica’s Tiny Revolution, Michael Belfiore

August 15: Carnegie Mellon Launches 3D Print Consortium, RapidReady by Desktop Engineering

August 9: NextManufacturing Center launches consortium to promote additive manufacturing, NEXTPittsburgh

August 3: Carnegie Mellon U aims to unlock industrial 3D printing potential with new consortium that includes GE, Alcoa and United States Steel, 3ders.org

August 2: Carnegie Mellon U Launches 3D Printing Initiative, Campus Technology

July 30: New 3-D view of manufacturing, Times Union Albany

July 29: CMU launches consortium to unlock potential of 3-D printing, Pittsburgh Business Times

July 26: New additive manufacturing consortium sets out to unlock the potential of 3-D printing in the U.S., Phys.org

July 23: CMU center relives city’s industrial past, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Reading Eagle, Imagine Pittsburgh

June 8: What 3-D Printing Can Do for Metals, The Wall Street Journal

May 13: 3D Printing’s ‘Tipping Point’, Manufacturing Engineering

March 25: Pittsburgh stands poised to become a hub for 3-D printing, Pittsburgh Business Times

March 23: Taking a close look at metal 3-D printing, U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Science

March 21: Taking a close look at metal 3-D printing, Phys.org

March 21: 3D Printing Industry Catches Capitol Hill Attention, Composites Manufacturing

March 17: Policymakers Want to Know More About 3D Printing & Economic Impact—Carnegie Mellon Faculty Participate in Briefing to Congress, 3DPrint.com

March 4: Intense X-rays expose tiny flaws in 3-D printed titanium that can lead to breakage over time, Argonne National Laboratory

February 22: 5 Key Advances for Metal Additive Manufacturing, Engineering.com

February 16: 3D metals printing: how will it look in five years?, Global Manufacturing

February 12: Carnegie Mellon professor predicts 5 key advances in metal 3d printing, www.3ders.org

January 4: Additive manufacturing takes off in aerospace industry, ASSEMBLY Magazine 



November 20: Pittsburgh Region’s Additive Manufacturing Boom, WPXI’s Our Region’s Business 

November 2: Why Pittsburgh is becoming a hub for additive manufacturing (think 3D printing), NEXTPittsburgh

June 16: Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering projects top 10 list for 3D printed metal applications, www.3ders.org

June 15: What’s hot in 3D printing out of metal, 3D Printing Progress

June 14: What’s Hot in 3D Metal Printing – Carnegie Mellon Professors Tell Us, 3DPrint.com

May 12: Carnegie Mellon University Stays True to History with ‘Additive Manufacturing for Engineers’ Course, 3DPrint.com

May 11: Carnegie Mellon Offers 3D Printing Courses, Campus Technology


Campus News

3D printing the next generation of batteries

The intersection of 3-D printing and machine learning

Combining experts and automation in 3-D printing

Is 3-D printing the future for ceramics?

Capturing atomic beauty

3-DIY: Printing your own bioprinter

Measuring macro with micro

3-D printing remakes the strain gauge

Looking through the eyes of a 3-D printer

Kara and Ulu's development means lighter weights, lower costs in additive manufacturing

Using machine vision for 3-D printing

NextM to host 3-D printing symposium

Undergrads build with new metal 3-D printer