Category Archives: Education

MIT’s online Additive Manufacturing course returns

After a successful first edition earlier this year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will run a further Additive Manufacturing course, led by Professor A. John Hart. First held in Spring 2018, enrollment is again open for Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Design and Production. Learn how to Design for Additive Manufacturing Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Design […]

CIM UPC to launch world’s “most powerful” additive manufacturing degree

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain, is launching a Master’s degree program in Design and Engineering for Additive Manufacturing (DEFAM). The course has been compiled by the university’s technological center CIM UPC, and UPC spinoff 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D Technologies. Located in Barcelona, a leading hub of 3D printing innovation, Roger Uceda co-founder and CEO at BCN3D, […]

$10 million available to support 3D printing start-ups

The Entrepreneurial Universities programme will receive a NZD$10 million boost from the Government and University of Auckland (UoA). The funds will be used to support 3D printing start-ups. Education minister for New Zealand, Chris Hipkins announced the project and also the appointment of Professor Olaf Diegel. “We are fortunate to have secured Professor Diegel, a […]

Ricoh Europe study suggests that additive manufacturing-based curriculum will equip the next generation of young professionals

Educational additive manufacturing programs are becoming more common within colleges and universities From the GE Additive Education Program (AEP), which saw GE investing $10 million over five years towards polymer and metal 3D printers for colleges and universities around the world, to the MakerBot Certification Program, which trains classroom educators into 3D printing experts, it […]

Imperial College London commences summer-long hackathon for inventors

Imperial College London (ICL), who previously released a report on the importance of additive manufacturing within molecular sciences and engineering, has launched a summer hackathon program for college inventors. The Summer of Hack, which officially commenced yesterday, will offer grants, competitions, and a variety of opportunities for the Imperial College Advanced Hackspace (ICAH) community that […]

American and European universities benefit from GE Additive’s $1.25M in metal 3D printers

The latest cycle of GE Additive’s $10 million Additive Education Program (AEP) has concluded with the gifting of five direct metal laser melting (DMLM) 3D printers. The Mlab cusing 200R machines from GE Additive owned Concept Laser will be delivered to universities in the Republic of Ireland, Germany and the U.S. in Q1 2019. The […]

American and European universities benefit from GE Additive’s $1.25M in metal 3D printers

The latest cycle of GE Additive’s $10 million Additive Education Program (AEP) has concluded with the gifting of five direct metal laser melting (DMLM) 3D printers. The Mlab cusing 200R machines from GE Additive owned Concept Laser will be delivered to universities in the Republic of Ireland, Germany and the U.S. in Q1 2019. The […]

UL and Tooling U-SME officially partner to launch Additive Manufacturing Professional Certification program

Following the release of the Additive Manufacturing Safety Certification for powder handling, UL, a global safety science company, and Tooling U-SME, a leading provider of manufacturing training solutions, have finalized an agreement to create a single source for training and professional additive manufacturing certification. With this partnership, the Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals program, previously developed by Tooling […]

I took a SolidWorks training course with Solid Solutions

SolidWorks is a CAD and CAE program published by Dassault Systèmes. Solid Solutions, a SolidWorks reseller, ran a training course for the software in London, promoting their subscription service. SolidWorks training courses As someone with limited experience of using CAD software, it was interesting to use SolidWorks. Going into the event I had some preconceptions about what […]