Research

AAML is working on various research on 3D printing processes, materials and applications.

New process development

  • Liquid-bridge microstereolithography
  • Multi-scale 3D printing
  • Conformal 3D printing
  • Low-cost 3D Ceramic/Metal printing
  • Electroplating of 3D printed parts

New materials development

  • Rheology-controlled polymers
  • Electrically functional polymers including ionic liquids
  • Binder-coated ceramics/metals
  • 3D printable rubbers

Applications

  • Tactile sensors for smart tires, smart insoles, robotics/prosthetics, wearable electronics
  • 3D printed polymeric batteries
  • 3D structural electronics
  • Biomedical devices and structures
  • 3D printed actuators