Dubbed AMIE (Additive Manufacturing Integrated Energy), the innovative platform features special technology that allows a bi-directional flow of energy between a dwelling and a vehicle (Credit: ORNL)
Model of 3D building photographed from inside. Credit: Johan Gunséus
In a collaborative project worth SEK 35 million, researchers and external partners are together developing technology to make full-scale 3D prints of cellulos- based material. It is not a matter of small prints – the objective is to make houses.
Marcelo Dapino, professor and Honda R&D Americas Designated Chair in Engineering at Ohio State, has been awarded a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support research in ultrasonic additive manufacturing of multi-material structures.