UNC Charlotte And NC State Partner To Become National Leaders In 3-D Printing

Researchers from UNC Charlotte and North Carolina State University are set to join forces and focus on applying technology that is revolutionizing modern production for products that are central to energy and national defense needs. The award positions UNC Charlotte — and the UNC System — to become national leaders in the burgeoning field of additive manufacture of advanced ceramics, often referred to as 3-D printing, which makes possible the manufacture of advanced ceramic components for a number of industries at reduced cost and with increased design freedom.