ShaChelle Manning, Director of Corporate Innovation at Pioneer Natural Resources was hosted last week by Dr. Bill Peter and Tom Muth to discuss on-going work in failure analysis. The visit included a briefing by Dr. Amy Elliot on binder jet technology during a tour of the MDF.
Richard Garard of Lambda Technologies toured the MDF last week with Dr. Bill Peter to discuss applications in advanced manufacturing technologies. The longstanding relationship between Lambda Technologies and ORNL is based on a 20-year-old license for microwave products.
Dr. Brett Compton was recognized for his postdoctoral work at Harvard University in a Nature Communications article titled " Structural optimization of 3D-printed synthetic spider webs for high strength". The article was published May 15, 2015 and is now availableonline.