Jan 11, 2017 | By Tess
The Polytechnic School at Arizona State University (ASU) is now home to the largest additive manufacturing research facility in the Southwest United States. The 3D printing research center, the “Manufacturing Research and Innovation Hub,” was realized in partnership with 3D printing company Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc. (PADT, Inc.).
Even before the new additive manufacturing center was established, ASU’s Polytechnic School was the only school in the state of Arizona to offer an undergraduate program for manufacturing engineering—the program is also one of only 22 ABET accredited manufacturing engineering programs in the whole country. Now, there is little doubt that their program will become even more reputable as students and faculty now have access to a 15,000-square-foot 3D printing center.
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