The Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council held its third annual Opportunities in Energy discussion on December 6, 2016. Over 60 attended the event including industry leaders and public officials. Deputy assistant secretary for energy efficiency at the U.S. Department of Energy, Kathleen Hogan, and IACMI CEO, Bryan Dods, led the “fireside chat” panel discussing public-private collaboration for clean […]
Two members of IACMI’s Board of Directors, Dr. Taylor Eighmy and Dr. Stacey Patterson, participated in the ceremonial event.
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., to relocate firm to research park
Cherokee Farm Innovation Campus announced that Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) will be the first private tenant at the […]
Photo above: STEM students, Sidney, Ezgi, Sam and Ipek work together to create a composite pennyboard.
The April 21st STEM training event hosted by IACMI drew nearly one-hundred attendees representing over 10 schools in the East Tennessee area looking to understand the basics of composites. Dr. Uday Vaidya, IACMI Chief Technology Officer and UT Governor’s Chair in […]
Become a Corporate Sponsor of the EERE Robotics Internship Program! The EERE Robotics Internship Program is seeking corporate host sites for 10-week fully-funded summer internships. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) will fund approximately 45 students to intern at corporations across […]
IACMI (The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation)- The Composites Institute partner, DowAksa, was an integral part of the cross-disciplinary research team that produced one of the most innovative 3-D printed structures in the world.
Read more from the DowAksa press release below.
To demonstrate an integrated approach to advanced manufacturing technologies […]
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited IACMI headquarters as part of a tour of three National Network for Manufacturing Innovation sites.
During her visit, she praised the team for their innovation and collaboration across industry.
“What impressed me most about this facility is the collaboration that’s going on and the enthusiasm that you see from scientists working […]
A signing ceremony Wednesday marked the formal launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, a $259 million project to develop East Tennessee into an advanced manufacturing hub.
The focus of the public-private partnership will be on accelerating the use of composite materials, especially in transportation and energy applications, spurring the growth of high-paying jobs […]
KNOXVILLE—One of the critical elements for the success of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, announced by President Barack Obama in January, is collaborating with some of the leading institutes, research centers and companies around the world.
Led by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the group […]
Remarks by the President at Announcement of Manufacturing Hub
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THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. There’s no need to stand up. Thank you so much. First of all, it’s wonderful being here in Clinton. And I want to thank Mayor Scott Burton and very much appreciate the hospitality. I […]
When Orlando Rios first started analyzing samples of carbon fibers made from a woody plant polymer known as lignin, he noticed something unusual. The material’s microstructure — a mixture of perfectly spherical nanoscale crystallites distributed within a fibrous matrix — looked almost too good to be true.
“I thought, this looks like a material that people […]