Another big congratulations to now “Dr. Maryam Tilton” on her defense of her dissertation titled “Multi-Objective Design and Characterization of Orthopaedic Implants and Meta-Biomaterials Fabricated via Additive Manufacturing”
Big congratulations to our own, “Dr. Xi Gong” who successfully defended his dissertation titled “Machining Behavior and Material Properties in Additive Manufacturing of TI-6AL-4V Parts”
Congratulations to Jay Sim for being awarded Third Best Presenter at the Undergraduate Research Exhibition for work on Reinventing Foundry in a Box for the 21st Century.
Congratulations to SHAPE Lab member Phil King, who was awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) for work on numerical modeling and experimentation with novel 3D runner geometries.
Congratulations to Jay Sim, who was selected for a 2020 PSU Erickson Discovery Grant for research in casting science.
Congratulations to Jay Sim, who was awarded the Spring 2020 Equity REU Grant to continue research redesigning AFS Foundry-in-a-Box.
SHAPE Lab member Israel Monroy presented research work/findings at the Fall 2019 Design Showcase at University Park.
Congratulations to Jay Sim, who was awarded the Fall 2019 Equity REU Grant to begin research on redesigning AFS Foundry-in-a-Box.
Congratulations to Israel Monroy, who was awarded a scholarship from the College of Engineering for acceptance into the 2019 Fall REU program
SHAPE Lab member Daniel Martinez gave two technical presentations on “In-Direct Hybrid AM: Advancing Metal Castings via 3D Sand-Printing” and “Influence of 3D Sand-Printing Processing Conditions on Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Molds” at SFF 2019 in Austin, TX
Congratulations to Greg Bicknell, who successfully defended his MS-Thesis in Mechanical Engineering titled “Electrical Discharge Machining Process for Post-Processing Stainless Steel 316L Additively Manufactured Parts”.
Congratulations to Daniel Martinez, who was awarded the EESL Green Dollars grant for his project titled “Image Analysis of Pore Networks in 3D-Sand Printed Specimens Using Computer Tomography Scanning”.
Maryam Tilton presented her work at the Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting 2019 in Austin, TX, Mechanical Behavior of Additive Manufactured Proximal Humerus Fracture Fixation Plate: Experimental Study on Unstable 3-Part Fractures with Osteoporosis and Patient-Specific Prosthesis for Load-Bearing Reconstruction of Proximal Humerus After Tumor Resection .
Congratulations to Santosh Reddy Sama, who published his paper on “Novel Sprue Design in Metal Casting via 3D Sand-Printing” in Additive Manufacturing. Check it out here: DOI: 10.1016/j.addma.2018.12.009
Congratulations to Santosh Reddy Sama, who published his paper on “Non-conventional mold design for metal casting using 3D sand-printing” in the Journal of Manufacturing Processes. Check it out here: DOI: 10.1016/j.jmapro.2018.03.049
SHAPE Lab member Maryam Jahanzad gave a technical presentation on “How Can Additive Manufacturing Improve Fatigue Life in Fracture Fixations: An Experimental Study in Proximal Humerus Fractures” at RAPID 2018 in Fort Worth, TX
Congratulations to Jiayi Wang, who published his paper on “Re-Thinking Design Methodology for Castings : 3D Sand-Printing And Topology Optimization” in the International Journal of Metalcasting. Check it out here: https://rdcu.be/L0h7
Congratulations to our own undergraduate Honors lab member Michael Szczesniak, who won the 2nd best presentation at the 2018 Undergraduate Research Exhibition for his thesis project titled, “Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) Utilizing a Low Cost, Closed Loop Current Control System”
Jiayi Wang successfully defended his thesis on “Part Design and Topology Optimization for Rapid Sand and Investment Casting” and is graduating with a Masters in Engineering Design. His research was sponsored by America Makes through AM4MC grant. Congratulations to Jiayi!
Invited talk on “Advanced Hybrid Manufacturing: Roadmap of Technological Challenges” was presented in 2017 Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium (SFF Symp 2017)
Invited talk on “Hybrid Manufacturing – Integrating Additive Manufacturing with Traditional Technologies” was presented at MetalStorm 2017
SHAPE Lab member Maryam Jahanzad gave a technical presentation on “Addressing Challenges in Custom Orthopedic Implants Using Additive Manufacturing” at RAPID 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA