Stephanie Hendrixson Contributing Editor, Modern Machine Shop

 

Stephanie (Monsanty) Hendrixson served as a Modern Machine Shop summer intern in 2012 and joined the team as an assistant editor later that fall. Today Stephanie is senior editor for sister publication Additive Manufacturing, where she writes about 3D printing applications and co-hosts The Cool Parts Show, a video series that highlights unique, unusual and weird 3D printed parts.

Stephanie is a current co-ambassador for the Cincinnati chapter of Women in 3D Printing (Wi3DP). In 2019 she was named among Temboo’s 20 Women in Manufacturing That Are Influencing the Industry, and previously appeared in a panel discussion on “Digital Transformation: Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data and Diversity” hosted by Women in Big Data at IMTS 2018. 

Stephanie holds a B.A. in English literature and history from the University of Mount Union, as well as an M.A. in professional writing from the University of Cincinnati. She currently serves on the UC Professional Writing Advisory Board.

Stephanie is an avid runner, food enthusiast and sourdough baker. She lives in Ohio with her husband Paul and rescue cat Artemis.

 

Additive

How Fluid Dynamics, 3D Printing Delivered a Better Air Duct

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Software tools such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD) reveal geometries that can only be realized through 3D printing. HP and Siemens share an example in an episode of The Cool Parts Show: an air duct. 

Additive

The Cool Parts Showcase Seeks Innovative 3D Printed Parts

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Do you solve problems with 3D printing? Enter your 3D printed parts in this first-ever contest from The Cool Parts Show. 

Additive

How Do Binder Jetting and Multi-Laser Powder Bed Fusion Match Up?

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Both metal 3D printing processes are ready for production, but which wins out for speed and cost? Research from The Barnes Global Advisors offers a case study. 

Additive

What This Golf Club Says about Reshoring Manufacturing

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

This putter showcases the possibilities of metal additive manufacturing for design and product development, but also production closer to home. 

Additive

Meet the 3D Printed Parts That Are on Their Way to Mars

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Five components of a critical instrument were made via electron beam melting, a technique able to deliver the hollow box beams and thin walls. But 3D printing was just the first step.

Additive

Blockchain-Secured Marketplace Aims to Distribute Manufacturing

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

VeriTX matches OEMs with the users and manufacturers who need their parts, anywhere in the world. Additive manufacturing makes this distributed model possible.

Additive

Considering 3D Printing for Production? Start Here (Video)

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

3D printing is ready for production, but it isn't plug-and-play. Editors break down the issues to consider in this high-level conversation.

Medical

4 Ways 3D Printing Is Changing Medical Implants

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Additive manufacturing provides new ways of making medical implants, but its impact is greater than this. How 3D printing is changing medical manufacturing and improving patient outcomes. 

Additive

3D Printing for Animal Enrichment: The Cool Parts Show Goes to the Zoo

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

It's not just humans who can benefit from the design advantages of additive manufacturing. A 3D printed device made by GE Additive is enriching the lives of animals at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Additive

The Circular Economy, Sustainability and Manufacturing

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Sustainability means much more than recycling. Achieving a circular economy starts with decisions made long before the part or product reaches the user; a furniture manufacturer provides an example.

Additive

3D Printing, Generative Design Put This EV on a "Diet"

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Redesigning and consolidating the components of Arcimoto's Fun Utility Vehicle (FUV) will bring this small electric car into the realm of micromobility. More in a recent episode of The Cool Parts Show.

Additive

Learn How Additive Manufacturing Will Change Production at AM In-Depth

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

3D printing will change how parts and products are manufactured. Get a front-row seat at this free educational series running through IMTS Spark.