America Makes Leadership Attend Welcome Reception for UTEP’s New President, Dr. Heather Wilson to Strengthen Strategic Partnership
America Makes leadership proudly attended a welcoming reception yesterday evening for the new president of The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), Heather Wilson, Ph.D., hosted by UTEP’s Chancellor James B. Milliken at the Larry K. Durham Sports Center.
Former UTEP President Named America Makes Ambassador
Former UTEP President Diana Natalicio was named an ambassador of America Makes, the nation’s leading public-private partnership to innovate and accelerate additive manufacturing technology. The company announced the distinction during President Natalicio’s visit Aug. 1, 2019, to its National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Youngstown, Ohio.
UTEP Brings Tech Center to Segundo Barrio
The University of Texas at El Paso is opening a tech center, equipped with some of its most sophisticated 3D printing technology, in an old manufacturing building in the Segundo Barrio. With $2 million in funding from federal grants and private contributions, the university is expanding its W.M. Keck Center at 410 S. Cotton.
3-D Printing is Focus of New Graduate Certificate
UTEP’s Department of Mechanical Engineering is now offering a graduate certificate in 3-D engineering and additive manufacturing. The program, starting in fall 2017, supplements existing graduate degrees or can be a standalone certificate for a professional engineer wishing to expand his or her résumé.