Tag: tony overfelt

New tools of the trade

Materials engineering faculty Tony Overfelt and Bart Prorok have been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for their additive manufacturing research. Their research study, “Layer-by-Layer X-ray Computed Tomography of Additive Manufacturing,” will examine the use of X-ray computed tomography, also known as a CT scan, as a means…




Printing the future

Throw out the old rules of manufacturing. Additive manufacturing – more commonly known as 3-D printing – is changing the game, thanks in part to the Auburn Engineering researchers making it happen. Although 3-D printing has been around for decades, technological advancements have led to new interest in this technology throughout the industry. Manufacturers now…




New Additive Manufacturing Center established, receives $1.5 million grant

Auburn University has established a new Center for Industrialized Additive Manufacturing and selected Tony Overfelt, William and Elizabeth Reed professor of mechanical engineering, as its inaugural director. Additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing, is a growing sector of the manufacturing industry. Using this advanced technology, manufacturers can save time and money by printing objects…