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December 21, 2017
Blade 0, pictured above, is the first wind blade manufactured from a 3D-printed mold through a partnership between the Advanced Manufacturing Office, Wind Energy Technologies Office, national labs, and private sector partners
2017: A Year of Achievement
Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) partners include a diverse group of national laboratories, companies (for-profit and not-for-profit), state and...
December 18, 2017
Pictured (Left to Right): Therkelsen, Rao, Aghajanzadeh, Sheaffer, Miller, Tutterow, Wu, Liu, Adesola.
Lawrence Berkeley Lab team receives prestigious award for ISO 50001 research and development
The Industrial Applications Team (IAT) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) is the recipient of...
December 14, 2017
IACMI has facilitated a research project enabling undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) to design, build, and test composite snow sled prototypes. IACMI and the UTK students are presenting the prototype sleds
Classroom to the Slopes: STEM Students Design Composite Snow Sleds
It’s a feeling almost everyone can remember from their childhood: a fresh layer of snow coats the ground and a peaceful silence hovers...
October 25, 2017
DOE’s Better Plants Partners Connect to Drive Energy Efficiency at World Energy Engineering Congress
Last month, staff from DOE’s Better Plants program convened with partners in Atlanta, Georgia, for the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC)...
October 20, 2017
Effects on Perception: Students who attended Manufacturing Day in 2016 were asked to participate in a survey administered by Deloitte. 89% were more aware of manufacturing jobs in their communities. 84% were more convinced that manufacturing provides...
Manufacturing Day 2017: Open Doors, Open Minds
One of the most basic components of human nature is curiosity about the world around us – specifically the desire to understand how things are made...
October 17, 2017
Anna Douglas, CEO of SkyNano Technologies, is a Ph.D.
SkyNano Technologies: Breaking Through Nanotube Manufacturing Barriers with New Innovations
Anna Douglas, CEO of SkyNano Technologies, is a Ph.D. student in interdisciplinary material science at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.
October 16, 2017
What is Additive Manufacturing?
Additive manufacturing allows researchers to create physical, three-dimensional objects directly from a computer design file.
October 6, 2017
ROBUST AND RESILIENT: Maximizing IMPACT in Manufacturing. Blog Series 2
Manufacturing Day – Celebrating Innovation in Manufacturing
As communities across the country celebrate Manufacturing Day today, it is an opportunity to recognize the role of industry and researchers.
September 22, 2017
4 Things to Look Forward to at the World Energy Engineering Congress
The value of attending the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in Atlanta, GA from September 27-29, is clear -
September 8, 2017
Brays Bayou next to the TECO CHP installation under normal conditions in October 2012.
CHP Installation Keeps Hospital Running During Hurricane Harvey
Our thoughts and concerns are with all the people affected by natural disasters like the recent hurricanes and storms.
August 17, 2017
Dr. Fang Ren, a postdoctoral fellow at SLAC, loads a combinatorial library on the high throughput data collector at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource at SLAC.
Artificial Intelligence: The Future of New Materials Discovery
Researchers from across the U.S. and around the world use computing power to solve problems and discover new information through modeling, design...
July 25, 2017
Better Plants Partners are Recognized at the 2017 Industrial Energy Technology Conference
Over 100 energy managers, utility experts, and other industrial sector vendors and stakeholders gathered in New Orleans on June 20-22...
July 20, 2017
Four Seasons Produce employees processing oranges at their 50001 Ready facility in Ephrata, PA.
DOE Recognizes Four Seasons Produce as First U.S. ‘50001 Ready’ Facility
In May 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy introduced the 50001 Ready program as the Department’s latest resource to support U.S. adoption...
July 20, 2017
Photo of a 3D-printed submarine hull.
Navy 3D Prints First Submersible
Through a partnership with the Navy’s Disruptive Technology Lab, Oak Ridge National Laboratory created the military’s first 3D-printed submersible.
June 28, 2017
Passing the baton to industry
Passing the Baton to Industry
The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and the private sector build relationships through public-private partnerships.
June 19, 2017
Letter from the AMO Director on the AMO Peer Review, June 13-14, 2017
In June 2017, the AMO conducted a review of the technology research and development (R&D) and technical partnerships supported by our office.
June 13, 2017
IACMI’s nine-meter wind blade prototype sits on display in the center of the Innovation Pavilion at AWEA WINDPOWER 2017.
IACMI-Industry Partnership Pushes Forward Wind Blade Manufacturing Technology Innovation
IACMI’s nine-meter wind blade prototype sits on display in the center of the Innovation Pavilion at AWEA WINDPOWER 2017.
May 26, 2017
a photo of 3 men standing in from of a large PIONEER pump.
DOE’s TIR Program Continues Collaborations Between National Labs and the Private Sector
The Department of Energy’s National Laboratories are a world-class American science and technology innovation network.
May 12, 2017
a photo of more than a dozen men and women with camouflage shirts.
Better Plants, Best Partnerships
There are many reasons that nearly 200 leading manufacturers have committed to improve energy efficiency at more than 2600 facilities across the count
May 9, 2017
a photo of MIRA the supercomputer.
3 Ways Supercomputers are Impacting your Life Today
Supercomputers at the U.S. Department of Energy's national laboratories are changing the way leading scientists are forecasting the weather, studying
May 8, 2017
the SUMMIT registration banner.
Have a Question? Ask an Expert!
The Better Buildings Summit leverages the expertise of industry leaders to discuss opportunities for greater energy efficiency in America’s homes, bui
May 3, 2017
2 American Racing Legends: Bob Bondurant and the Shelby Cobra Reunited

Racing legend Bob Bondurant recently toured the U.S. Department of Energy and reunited with an old friend - the Shelby Cobra.

April 28, 2017
a photo of 4 men, including AMO director Mark Johnson presenting an award.
Why Should I Attend the 2017 Better Buildings Summit?
You won’t find another conference on energy efficiency that offers as much value than the Better Buildings Summit.
April 18, 2017
AMO’s Mark Johnson and RAPID CEO Karen Fletcher Discuss RAPID Manufacturing Institute Launch
AMO’s Mark Johnson and RAPID CEO Karen Fletcher Discuss RAPID Manufacturing Institute Launch
On December 9, 2016, the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) announced that the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will lead the tenth..
April 13, 2017
5 Common Myths about Robotics Debunked
With the rise of robotics in both entertainment and the general marketplace, we decided to set the record straight on five common robot myths.