Timothy W. Simpson Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design & Manufacturing

Dr. Timothy W. Simpson is the Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design & Manufacturing at Penn State University, as well as the co-director of the Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D). He is a regular contributor to Additive Manufacturing, and writes the monthly Additive Insights column for Modern Machine Shop.
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Industrializing AM: A Simple Cost Equation

By: Timothy W. Simpson

The costs of AM are still throttling its adoption.
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Getting Ready for Additive Manufacturing

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Readiness needs to be assessed on multiple fronts as companies seek to industrialize additive manufacturing.
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The Harsh Realities of Additive Manufacturing

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Now is the time to start talking about what is really holding additive manufacturing back.
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Additive Manufacturing in the Age of COVID-19: Ramping Up for a Fight

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Reporting from the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus, this time confronting the costs to ramp up production of needed medical products. 
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Additive Manufacturing vs. COVID-19: Protecting Your Ideas for Protecting Others

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Reporting from the front lines of the fight against the Coronavirus – battling liability and IP issues.
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How a Worksheet Can Elevate AM Success

By: Timothy W. Simpson

How a simple worksheet can help improve success with additive manufacturing.
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Additive Manufacturing Versus COVID-19: The Race for PPE

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Reporting from the front lines of the fight against coronavirus — still deep in the trenches.
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Additive Manufacturing in the Age of COVID-19

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Reporting from the front lines of the fight against Coronavirus — how my journey began.
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Card Decks Leverage the Power of Additive Manufacturing

By: Timothy W. Simpson

How custom card decks are helping people be more creative with AM.
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The Challenges of Teaching Creativity in Additive Manufacturing

By: Timothy W. Simpson

The extensive design freedoms offered in additive manufacturing can be paralyzing. With AM consistently pushing the boundaries of manufacturing, how do we teach people to take risks and be creative with AM?
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Additive Manufacturing Standards

By: Timothy W. Simpson

There are gaps in published additive manufacturing standards. Here are some resources and standards to help make sense of the growing technology.
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Additive Manufacturing with Sheet Lamination

By: Timothy W. Simpson

No longer limited to paper, sheet lamination bonds sheets of material together to form an object. Companies are exploring the possibilities of this process.
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