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Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
ZXY Intelligent Precision - Advanced Manufacturing (ZIP-AM)
Overview of ZIP-AM Research
Qualification of LPBF based Metal AM for Turbine Components
Multi-material 3D Printing based on Wavelength-Selective Photopolymerization
Photopolymer based Additive Manufacturing (PAM) for Ceramics
Education and Outreach
Education and Outreach Gallery
August 16, 2020
Dr. Zhao opened a new undergraduate/graduate class "Smart Manufacturing - Key to Innovations" in Fall 2020.
July 9, 2020
PI Dr. Zhao received a research grant ($25,000) from the Manufacturing Pennsylvania Innovation Program - COVID19 Challenge. Dr. Zhao will collaborate with Du-Co Ceramics. Wish the pandemic will end soon!!!!!!
May 27, 2020
PI Dr. Zhao received a research grant ($70,000) from the Manufacturing Pennsylvania Innovation Program. Thanks to this industry-academia partnership program, Dr. Zhao will collaborate with Kennametal on Ceramic 3D Printing. Congratulations!
March 11, 2020
Dr. Zhao gave a presentation at Women in 3D Printing Pittsburgh Chapter meeting.
January 27, 2020
Dr. Zhao gave a presentation at PITT's SSOE (Swanson School of Engineering) Faculty Research Symposium.
January 1, 2020
Dr. Zhao opened a new graduate class "Advanced Manufacturing Metrology and Process Control" in Spring 2020.
December 12, 2019
Dr. Zhao gave a presentation at Pittsburgh Quantum Institute
entitled "To Advance Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing with Quantum Perspectives".
October 22, 2019
Dr. Zhao gave a presentation to PITT's meeting with the Association of American Ceramic Component Manufacturers (AACCM).
August 1, 2019
Dr. Chaitanya Vallabh joined the ZIP-AM lab as a postdoctoral research associate. Welcome!
June 19, 2019
PI Dr. Zhao received a research grant ($67,720) from the Manufacturing Pennsylvania Innovation Program. Thanks to this industry-academia partnership program, Dr. Zhao will collaborate with Kennametal. Congratulations!
June 10, 2019
PI Dr. Zhao received a research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE). The total DoE award is $802,400 and the total project cost is $1,000,3000 with Pitt and GaTech finances. Congratulations!
December 11, 2018
Dr. Zhao was introduced and gave a presentation at PITT's MOST-AM Consortium.
October 10, 2018
Dr. Zhao gave a presentation at PITT's Center for Advanced Manufacturing (UPCAM).
August 26, 2018
Dr. Zhao joined PITT as a faculty and created the Laboratory of ZIP-AM.