Pictured above, Dr. Lonnie Love hosts materials experts from Imerys at ORNL’s MDF. Imerys is a world leader in mineral-based materials and has an interest in utilizing additives for high performance parts as well as the development of micro-fibrillated cellulose and bio-based composite materials. During their time at the MDF, ORNL staff demonstrated the manufacturing of test articles using Imerys material.
July 16: Dr. Ryan Dehoff will present Advances in Additive Manufacturing Technologies: Materials, Systems and Applications at SEMICON West 2015 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.
Dr. Brian Post hosted the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (SiMT) to discuss Additive Manufacturing equipment, materials development, and educational support programs.
ModernTech recently hosted their bi-annual Industry Day, which included a tour of the MDF and presentations from FARO Technologies and Stratasys. The focus of this event was on additive manufacturing applications and workflow.
Nearly forty University of Tennessee alumni toured the MDF last week as part of UT's " Alumni Summer College" program developed as a continuing education platform for alumni. This year's program theme is "The New South", focusing on advanced manufacturing in the southeast.
The 17th annual National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering, or NXS 2015, recently visited the MDF. Sixty students were selected to participate in this 14-day school that is jointly conducted by Oak Ridge and Argonne National Laboratories.