STEAM Showcase Lets Students Experience 3D Printing

In an effort to get young adults more interested in science careers, parents, students, and STEAM professionals came together to participate in the Los Alamitos Unified School District STEAM Showcase. Organized by the Los Alamitos Education Foundation, the STEAM Showcase let students experience 3D printing, psychology, robotics, biology, computer programming, product design, and more. The event…



New Grant Helps University Update 3D Printing Program

The University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom recently received a $100,000 grant from Arconic for making improvements to its department of materials science and engineering. The money, which was part of Arconic’s $600,000 global education program, will help the school update its 3D printing program to include additive manufacturing techniques. The school wants to improve…



CMU Team Creates 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm for Cello Student

Researchers at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University have created a 3D printed prosthetic arm for an 11-year-old cello player. Led by professor Jennifer Mankoff, the group is comprised of students from the School of Computer Science and volunteers from the e-NABLE group. With his new arm, Kharan Wilbur was able to perform…