3D Printing Question of the Week: Do you mentor engineering students?

This month, we'll share some impressive stories of how educators use 3D printing to prepare students for tomorrow's engineering and design opportunities. Even with awesome instruction, exposure to experienced engineers can give kids an advantage. Did you have a…

3D Printing Expands Robotics Learning

The University of Advancing Technology’s (UAT’s) robotics program is a perfect example of the academic nexus between technology and curriculum. Soon after the program launched, it became clear that instructors were spending too much time and money acquiring or…

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3D Printed Firepower in Men In Black 3

If you’re a fan of the Men in Black trilogy and 3D printing, then this is your lucky day! Moddler is a San Francisco-based custom 3D printing shop. Using their in-house Objet Eden500 3D printer they were able to create a…

Obama Administration Likes 3D Printing

The NNMI has established the NAMII under the direction of the NCDMM. Wait.  What? To put it more simply, Stratasys joined a team of leaders from industry and education to develop a pilot institute: the NAMII (or National Additive…

Students’ 3D-Printed Remote Camera Works in Zero Gs

Raise your hand if any of your high school classes took place in zero gravity. Students at Cypress Woods High School have some of the coolest homework assignments I’ve ever seen. Through a program called HUNCH, NASA challenged them…

3D Printing Helps STARBASE Spark Kids’ Love for Engineering

  Employers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields often cite a lack of qualified engineers as one of their biggest challenges. At the same time, underprivileged kids are hungry for opportunities in growing, good-paying industries. DOD STARBASE…