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July 2017
Research Publication:
M. Valdez, C. Kozuch, E.J. Faierson, and I. Jasiuk, "Induced Porosity in Super Alloy 718 through the Laser Additive Manufacturing Process: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties," Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 725, pp. 757-764, 2017.

May 2017
Research Publications:
S. Wolff, S. Lin, E. Faierson, W. Liu, G. Wagner, K. Ehmann, and J. Cao, “A Framework to Link Localized Cooling and Properties of Directed Energy Deposition (DED)-Processed Ti-6Al-4V,” Acta Materialia, vol. 132, pp.106-117, 2017.

S. Wolff, T. Lee, E. Faierson, K. Ehmann, and J. Cao, “Anisotropic Properties of Directed Energy Deposition (DED)-Processed Ti-6Al-4V,” Journal of Manufacturing Processes, vol. 24, pp.397-405, 2016.

December 2016
QCML is partnered with Western Illinois University, University of North Texas, Temple University, and University of Southern Mississippi on a research program entitled “Advanced Ballistics Technology: Material Development, Characterization, and Computational Modeling.”   This program is led by Temple University and is a two year cooperative agreement with the US Army Research Lab to develop improved armor for US soldiers.  QCML will fabricate novel armor materials and structures through advanced manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing, Spark Plasma Sintering, Friction Stir Welding, and Coldspray.  Microstructural and mechanical analyses will be performed, and we will collaborate with partner organizations for integrating the data into computational models in order to improve and predict the ballistic performance of armor materials and structures.

August 2016
QCML is partnered with Western Illinois University in an 18 month subcontract with GE Global Research on an Intelligent Machining program with the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII)

May 2016
QCML completed a 2.5 year subcontract with Northern Illinois University on a Measurement Science in Advanced Manufacturing (MSAM) program with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

January 2016
Research Publication:
S. Palanivel, A.K. Dutt, E.J. Faierson, and R.S. Mishra, “Spatially dependent properties in a laser additive manufactured Ti-6Al-4V component,” Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 654, pp. 39-52, 2016.

December 2015
QCML completed a 2.5 year subcontract with Lockheed Martin on a Nuclear Energy Enabling Technology program with the Department of Energy

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