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A renaissance for American manufacturing

Lehigh is partnering with a national network of manufacturers along with eight other research universities and five community colleges from across Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia in a $70-million federal-, state- and privately-funded effort focused on revitalizing American manufacturing. The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) – the first of 15 proposed technical hubs of this nature around the nation – will link research and teaching institutions with manufacturing firms to advance research while educating workers in the latest techniques. A diverse team of Lehigh researchers, initially from materials science and from civil, environmental, industrial and mechanical engineering will contribute their expertise, along with their peers from CMU, Case Western, Penn State, Pitt, and Youngstown State, among others.

U.S. Department of Energy