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March 23, 2013

Printing small Virginia Tech Hokies for an upcoming lab tour

March 20, 2013

Great news from the DreamVendor team:  All Makerbot Thing-O-Matics have been upgraded to provide higher quality prints

March 12, 2013

Dr. Williams give a webinar on how Virginia Tech Engineering uses Additive Manufacturing technologies to Invent the Future

March 11, 2013

We're excited about our new Spectra upgrade on our ExOne R2 upgrade

February 21, 2013

A new story on Dr. Williams' NSF Career Award for 3D Printing Copper

January 2, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Williams for being awarded a NSF Career Award!  Dr. Williams will explore Additive Manufacturing of Copper

December 19, 2012

Mariette DiChristina moderated a panel on Emerging Technologies That Could Change Our Future holding DreamsLab showpiece

December 12, 2012

Congratulations to Jacob Moore for successfully defended his Master's work:  "Fatigue Characterization of 3D Printed Elastomer Material"

December 11, 2012

Late night 3D Printing Additive Manufacturing final projects

November 10, 2012

Dr. Williams holds a "Dive into 3D Design" workshop at the Taubman Museum of Art

November 9, 2012

The DREAMS Lab hosts Oak Ridge National Lab giving a talk to our Virginia Tech students about Additive Manufacturing

November 1, 2012

Dr. Williams is on stage at the Open Innovations Forum with Scott Summit from FormLabs talking about 3D Printing

October 31, 2012

Dr. Williams is at the Open Innovations Forum in Moscow.  Here he will serve on a panel

October 27, 2012

Students in Additive Manufacturing class show up on Saturday for a Deep Dive event

October 25, 2012

Getting young folks excited about engineering and the DreamVendor

October 24, 2012

Dr. Williams is at Southern Virginia Higher Education Center - the Symposium on the US Renaissance in Additive Manufacturing speaking on Additive Manufacturing

October 24, 2012

An Objet blog entry has a nice picture of a multi-material 3D printed human elbow model made by VT students 

October 16, 2012

Dr. Williams attends Atlantic Council to discuss global emerging trends of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

August 24, 2012:

The DREAMS Lab and the DreamVendor was reported on WSLS 

August 20, 2012:

Dr. Williams attends the Additive Manufacturing Summit at the White House Conference Center

August 15, 2012:

Dr. Williams, Y. Lee and J. Gero were presented the Best Paper Award at the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference

August 14, 2012:

Dr. Williams and J. Gero present their paper "Exploring the Effect of Design Education on the Design Cognition of 2 Engineering Majors" at the ASME IDETC conference in Chicago

August 13, 2012:

We have 42 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in our Additive Manufacturing course for this fall

August 13, 2012:

Dr. Williams is in Chicago for the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference

August 12, 2012:

Spotlight:  Virginia Tech engineering students use 3-D printers to make models, tools, totems.

August 9, 2012:

Dr. Williams receives the 2012 International Outstanding Young Researcher in Freeform and Additive Manufacturing Award

August 9, 2012:

Ph.D. Candidate Amy Elliott presents "An Investigation of Quantum Dot Nanoparticles on Photopolymer Resin or Use in PolyJet 3D Printing" at the International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium in Austin Texas

August 8, 2012:

Ph.D. Candidate Jacob Moore presents a poster titled "Using Additive Manufacturing to Create Tactile Instructional Models for the Visually Impaired" at the International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium in Austin Texas

August 8, 2012:

Dr. Williams gives a talk on "Examining Variability in the Mechanical Properties of Parts Manufactured by PolyJet Direct 3D printing

August 8, 2012:

Ph.D. Candidate Jacob Moore gives a talk on "Fatigue Characterization of 3D Printed Elastomer Material" at the International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium in Austin Texas

August 7, 2012:

Dr. Williams and Dr. C. Seepersad presents: "Design for Additive Manufacturing Curriculum - A Project-Based Approach"

August 7, 2012:

Ph.D. Candidate Nick Meisel presents "Lightweight Metal Structures via Indirect 3D Printing and Casting" at the International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium in Austin Texas

August 6, 2012:

Dr. Williams presents "Designing Hybrid AM Processes" at the International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium in Austin Texas

August 5, 2012:

The DREAMS Lab heads to Austin, TX for the International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium

July 11, 2012:

Dr. Chris Williams takes us inside the college's unique 3D printing lab in the Virginia Tech news video

June 27, 2012:

The DREAMS Lab holds a workshop on 3D printing for K-12 STEM teachers at the NSF Center for E-Design's "Research Experience for Teachers"

June 25, 2012:

Congratulations to Dave McCarthy on his MS thesis:  "Creating Complex Hollow Metal Geometries using Additive Manufacturing and Metal Plating"

June 25, 2012:

The DREAMS Lab holds a summer camp at Roanoke's Taubman Museum of Art focused on 3D printing called "Dive into 3D Design"

April 18, 2012:

Dr. Williams has been invited to chair a session on additive manufacturing at the 2013 NAE G/A FOE Symposium

March 25, 2012:

Congratulations once again to Jacob Moore, Austin Amaya, Ethan Groves, and Dr. Williams in the DREAMS Lab for being awarded the 2012 XCaliber Award for the integration of technology in teaching and learning for their work using additive manufacturing to create physical representations of math models for blind students

March 24, 2012:

Congratulations to Jacob Moore, Austin Amaya, and Ethan Groves for their work with Dr. Williams and the DREAMS Lab producing physical representations of math models which was granted the 2012 Excellence in Access and Inclusion Award by Virginia Tech's Services for Students with Disabilities

March 16, 2012:

The DREAMS Lab proudly unveils our newest creation: The DreamVendor!

March 6, 2012:

Dr. Williams speaks at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville, VA on additive manufacturing

January 30, 2012:

Dr. Williams visits the Department of State to present on additive manufacturing technologies and their impact on policy

December 9, 2011:

ASME's Journal of Mechanical Design publishes A Functional Classification Framework for the Conceptual Design of Additive Manufacturing Technologies

November 12, 2011:

The DREAMS Lab and Virginia Tech's undergraduate/graduate additive manufacturing course spends the day in a Deep Dive working with prosthetics to help improve the Jaipur foot

November 4th, 2011:

Congratulations to Jacob Moore, Austin Amaya, and Ethan Groves for winning first place in the poster competition at the Interdisciplinary Research Symposium for their work using additive manufacturing to create physical representations of math models to aid learning for the visually impaired

October 17, 2011:

The DREAMS Lab and the Atlantic Council release a collaborative policy briefing on additive manufacturing entitled "Could 3D Printing Change the World?"

October 13, 2011: 

Dr. Williams presents "Effects of Design Education on Design Cognition: A Preliminary Study of a Sophomore Design Course" at the Frontiers in Education Conference

October 12, 2011: 

The DREAMS Lab exhibits its research in the atrium of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

October 5, 2011:

The DREAMS Lab exhibits its work at the National Defense University's STAR-TIDES event

August 30, 2011:

Dr. Williams and Jacob Moore present two papers at the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference on their work in design education

August 19, 2011:

Dr. Williams and Dr. Campbell present "Additive Manufacturing: State of the Art, Potential, and Implications" at the National Defense University

August 18, 2011:

The DREAMS Lab displays its research at the VT Mechanical Engineering alumni event in the newly opened VT Advanced Research Institute in Arlington, VA

August 8-10, 2011:

The DREAMS Lab presents three papers at the International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium in Austin, TX

August 1, 2011:

Dr. Williams and Dr. Camelio lead a week-long short course on Advanced Manufacturing for members of the Air Force Research Lab

June 30, 2011:

DREAMS Lab hosts a "Product Design and Manufacturing" workshop for the NASA Inspire summer camp

June 21, 2011:

DREAMS Lab offers a workshop on 3D Printing for participants of the 4H Virginia State Congress

June 11, 2011:

DREAMS Lab hosts a "3D Printing in Art, Architecture and Engineering" exhibition at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, VA

May 10, 2011:

Dr. Williams receives the W.S. "Pete" White Innovation in Engineering Education Award (see the article here)

May 5, 2011:

Dr. Williams receives the Charles and Joan Nunnally Outstanding Engineering Education Faculty Member Award

April 15, 2011:

Justin Stiltner and Daniel Dressner present at the 9th Annual Virginia Tech Undergraduate Research and Prospective Graduate Student Conference

April 9, 2011:

DREAMS Lab hosts hands-on additive manufacturing booth at VT Kid's Tech University

April 1, 2011:

Dr. Williams gives seminar titled "Additive Manufacturing of Metals, Ceramics and Biomaterials" to the Virginia Tech Materials Science and Engineering Department

March 10, 2011:

Dr. Williams to give a talk entitled, "Additive Manufacturing and its Implications", to the Atlantic Council on March 23rd

March 5, 2011:

ICTAS identifies additive manufacturing as an Emerging Technology research thrust area, partners with the DREAMS Lab

February 25, 2011:

Jacob P. Moore awarded the Virginia Tech Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence Award

February 14, 2011:

DREAMS Lab to host a booth at Kids Tech University on February 26

January 25, 2011:

A ZCorp Z402 3D Printer has been recently added to the DREAMS Lab

January 14, 2011:

Dr. Williams awarded the 2010 Emerald Engineering Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in the field of Additive Manufacturing

December 17, 2010:

Jesse Bernardo has successfully completed his M.S. degree!

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