The RE2 inflatable system will look less like Johnny Five and more like the Michelin Man.
“It's all about planting those seeds of awareness that manufacturing is still a viable career option and showing that we're doing some really cool stuff here in Pittsburgh."
As part of the deal, the ARM institute will receive $80 million from the Department of Defense over five years, plus an additional $173 million from partner organizations.
Catalyst Connection will pour funds into a partnership intended to benefit displaced coal workers and area manufacturing.
Proponents of the Shell cracker plant are anticipating an economic windfall. Environmentalists are waving red flags. Both make their case here.
As manufacturing companies implement advances in 3D printing, smart devices, automation and other new technologies, industry growth and job creation are sure to follow.
The NextManufacturing Center at CMU aims to shape the future of additive manufacturing with an 11-member consortium.
Pitt researchers will use a dynamic transmission electron microscope to study metal processes related to welding, joining and additive manufacturing.
17 local students worked together at the Carnegie Science Center's Fab Lab to 3-D print and assemble 10 child-sized hands for peers overseas who lack hands or digits as a result of violent conflict.
Pitt focuses on improving manufacturing with newly opened ANSYS Additive Manufacturing Research Laboratory.