Youngstown, Ohio — May 28, 2014. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), proudly welcomes four new members:
Advanced Methods in Innovation (AMI)—AMI is committed to empowering students with innovative curriculum and use of technology to encourage creativity and interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. AMI offers the INVENTORcloud Program, standard-aligned courses for students K-12 that bring design thinking and additive manufacturing equipment, such as 3D printers into the classroom.
Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)—MSOE is a private, non-profit university, offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business, mathematics, and nursing, that is committed to fostering a higher standard of academic programming and research, and personalized service, instruction and guidance.
University of Notre Dame—Notre Dame is a leading American research university that offers undergraduate, professional, and graduate students a unique academic environment and is continually rated among the nation’s top 25 institutions of higher learning in surveys conducted by U.S. News and World Report, Princeton Review, Time, Kiplinger’s, and Kaplan/Newsweek.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville—As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.
“We are excited to welcome Advanced Methods in Innovation, the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville to the America Makes community,” said America Makes Director and NCDMM Vice President Ed Morris. “Each new member gained helps us to develop a balanced membership community of diverse organizations. Through our collaborative efforts, we are accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing and 3D printing technologies in the U.S.”
As a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, and workforce development resources, America Makes offers three levels of membership—Platinum, Gold, and Silver. Each membership tier features invaluable benefits.
For more information on America Makes membership tiers or on how to become a member, visit the Web site at http://americamakes.us.