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Recent News

ARI awarded REMADE grant to recycle aerospace scrap

November 13, 2019   The Arizona desert is home to several aircraft graveyards. Planes that are no longer in circulation are left abandoned there. The Applied Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is hoping to give these planes a second chance by recycling their aluminum alloys (principally the high-end AA7075).
Ribbon cutting

GE, Illinois Engineering celebrate installation of DMLM system at ARI

April 26, 2019   Representatives from GE and the University of Illinois gathered Thursday for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the installation of the Concept Laser Mlab 100R direct metal laser melting (DMLM) additive manufacturing system.
Discovery Partners Institute

First 9 recipients of Discovery Partners Institute seed grants announced

March 28, 2019   The UI announced the first nine recipients Wednesday, saying they represent the kind of work the Chicago-based research institute wants to focus on — solutions to "grand challenges" in areas such as the environment and health, quantum computing, education and urban resilience.
Concept Laser 200R

Illinois Awarded a DMLM Additive Manufacturing System from GE

September 6, 2018   GE Additive concluded the 2018/19 cycle of its Additive Education Program (AEP) by announcing that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of five universities in Europe and the United States that will receive a Concept Laser Mlab 200R direct metal laser melting (DMLM) additive manufacturing system.

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