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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Beginning Your AM Journey: One Part to Begin the Path

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Identifying the right part to begin your additive manufacturing path can demonstrate and validate the AM workflow, provide a benchmark for future work and more.
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Beginning the AM Journey: An Uphill Battle

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Faster machines, cheaper feedstocks, new standards — with all of these advances, why is additive manufacturing still “an uphill battle” for so many?              
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Avoiding Costs while Adding Value with DFAM

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM) is as much about finding value as it is about avoiding costs with AM. 
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Finding Value with Design for Additive Manufacturing

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Six questions can help you find value as you apply DFAM.
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The Value of Design for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM)

By: Timothy W. Simpson

Design is the “value multiplier” when it comes to additive manufacturing.
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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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