June 2017

IACMI-The Composites Institute and Material Innovation Technologies Partner on Carbon Fiber Project

2017-08-30T15:14:01+00:00

Knoxville, TN, May 25, 2017- The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation—IACMI-The Composites Institute, a national institute led by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announces a new project with Materials Innovation Technologies (MIT) to use big area additive manufacturing to develop preforms made with reclaimed carbon […]

IACMI-The Composites Institute and Material Innovation Technologies Partner on Carbon Fiber Project 2017-08-30T15:14:01+00:00

March 2016

IACMI March Newsletter Update

2016-03-24T13:41:26+00:00

EERE ROBOTICS INTERNS

EERE-AMO is sponsoring fifty fully-funded summer interns. The internships provide an opportunity for students to explore a range of related career paths and for the corporations to continue developing a workforce pipeline. The recent First Robotics high school graduates selected for the program will be placed with private corporations and will receive stipends, […]

IACMI March Newsletter Update 2016-03-24T13:41:26+00:00

IACMI Partners, Ford and DowAksa Receive Difference Maker Award

2016-03-17T15:43:55+00:00

IACMI partners, Ford and DowAksa are collaboratively transforming the automotive market. Their objective to make carbon fiber the sensible alternative to steel structures has earned them a Detroit Free Press Automotive Difference Maker award.

Starting with a few carbon fiber parts on the Ford GT supercar, the development project aims to create strong, lightweight vehicles with […]

IACMI Partners, Ford and DowAksa Receive Difference Maker Award 2016-03-17T15:43:55+00:00

December 2015

Tennessee’s innovation ecosystem praised as fertile ground for companies and technology

2015-12-24T04:34:06+00:00

Tennessee’s innovation ecosystem was praised as a fertile ground for companies and technologies in a Venture Nashville article this week.

The accolades were driven by the recent Nashville placement of Eve Steigerwalt, an executive scout for global automotive supplier, Dana.  As a scout for Dana Holding Corporation, she is responsible for technology acquisition, commercialization  and innovation […]

Tennessee’s innovation ecosystem praised as fertile ground for companies and technology 2015-12-24T04:34:06+00:00

June 2015

Purdue breaks ground on $50 million project to advance energy-saving technologies

2015-10-07T21:56:38+00:00

Purdue facility is part of a national five-year, $259 million DOE initiative

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – More than 200 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Indiana Manufacturing Institute, which is part of a $50 million project where Purdue University researchers will advance research of composite materials manufacturing to develop more energy-efficient technologies.

The 62,000-square-foot […]

Purdue breaks ground on $50 million project to advance energy-saving technologies 2015-10-07T21:56:38+00:00

May 2015

2015 Ford Shelby Mustang Gets Carbon Fiber Wheels

2015-06-10T03:20:50+00:00

Back in January, Ford and DowAksa announced they would be joining forces to be a part of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), announced by President Obama as part of the larger National Network for Manufacturing Innovation supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. The JDA will facilitate the companies’ efforts in conjunction […]

2015 Ford Shelby Mustang Gets Carbon Fiber Wheels 2015-06-10T03:20:50+00:00

January 2015

Ford Accelerates Carbon Fiber Research to Drive Innovation in Manufacturing Technology

2017-01-19T05:39:09+00:00

DETROIT – Ford and DowAksa are accelerating joint research to develop high-volume manufacturing techniques for automotive-grade carbon fiber – aiming to make vehicles lighter for greater fuel efficiency, performance and capability.

The companies will be part of the newly formed Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, created by the U.S. government. The institute is part of the […]

Ford Accelerates Carbon Fiber Research to Drive Innovation in Manufacturing Technology 2017-01-19T05:39:09+00:00

September 2014

Engineering Students Help ORNL, Local Motors Print Drivable 3D Car

2017-01-19T05:39:09+00:00

The only “car” that most people associate with printers is a “car-tridge” of ink, but may soon change, thanks in part to several UT students.

UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Local Motors, Cincinnati Incorporated, and Oak Ridge Associated Universities teamed up to print a working, drivable car over the weekend at the International Manufacturing […]

Engineering Students Help ORNL, Local Motors Print Drivable 3D Car 2017-01-19T05:39:09+00:00

January 2010

DOE Selects NREL as a New Biofuels R&D Program Leader

2015-06-10T03:16:22+00:00

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will co-lead a new national program to develop advanced biofuels that are compatible with the nation’s existing hydrocarbon fuels infrastructure.

The $33.8 million in funding for this research effort comes as part of a larger package of biofuels investments under the American Recovery and Reinvestment […]

DOE Selects NREL as a New Biofuels R&D Program Leader 2015-06-10T03:16:22+00:00