America Makes has announced three projects it has chosen to receive US$2.23 million to promote additive manufacturing (AM) and improve the industry’s supply chain.

Awards were made in the following technical areas: Utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence approaches to predict additively manufactured material quality, Senvol; Cross-validation of physics-based modeling and in-situ process monitoring techniques for metals additive manufacturing, Pennsylvania State University; Cybersecurity for additive manufacturing training, ASTM; Reliable manufacturing of complex scramjet flowpath components, GE Additive; Gradient printing of material systems relevant to hypersonic applications, Boeing; Tensile Behavior of AM Lattice Structures, Ohio State University.

The total funding comes from Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Technology Division and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering OUSD(R&E).

Information on the projects can be found here.

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