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Stock image related to 3D Printing. SHAP3D is a collaboration between the University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of Connecticut, and Georgia Institute of Technology to create an National Science Foundation I/UCRC focused on 3D printing.  The Center's work will encompass many different additive printing/manufacturing methods and will enable:   Rational design and creation of new material feedstocks, Understanding the material properties, protocols, and design rules used in 3D printing, and Developing new 3D printing methods for novel materials and composites.

Partners

Government

National Science Foundation: has 40+ years of experience with the IUCRC program and provides performance oversight and external independent evaluation of the Center.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..." NSF is vital because we support basic research and people to create knowledge that transforms the future.

National Science Foundation: has 40+ years of experience with the IUCRC program and provides performance oversight and external independent evaluation of the Center.

Universities

The University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of Connecticut, and Georgia Technical are partners in the I/UCRC.