As the ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division (MED) celebrates a century of contributions to manufacturing innovation and our profession, it is a great pleasure to be part of this five-part series on how these activities have influenced the world today. This is the story of the considerable contributions that ASME and the MED have made in...

UConn Today

When you think of robots, images from movies like “Transformers,” “The Terminator,” or even “Wall-E” probably spring to mind. The ways in which robots really interact with our world are much less dramatic than these action-packed, apocalyptic depictions, but they are playing an increasingly important role in manufacturing and space sectors. This is...

Industry Week
COVID-19, Digital Manufacturing

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a particularly interesting year.

The challenges, constraints and complex (and often contradictory) safety and productivity requirements COVID-19 presented the manufacturing industry have tested its people, its processes and its technologies like never before. It fundamentally changed the way the industry...

Control Global

Dean Kamen, executive director of the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI), president of Deka Research & Development Corp., and long-time inventor, entrepreneur and advocate for science, is on a new mission to solve the medical industry’s next big problem.

“Your next job is to create all the baseline engineering necessary to create...

3D Printing Industry
Additive Manufacturing

The past week has seen several 3D printing funding announcements from both the U.S. National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, America Makes, and the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK.

America Makes has awarded $2.3 million in funding across three project calls which are seeking to accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing and...