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Welcome to the Naval Postgraduate School's (NPS) Additive Manufacturing (AM) wiki.

News! NPS approved a new Center for Additive Manufacturing in June 2019. 


Stay tuned for further information and future website.

This page shows past work. 

Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing involves


processes and technologies used to make three-dimensional (3D) objects.


The AM wiki seeks to build a collaborative environment and community of interest for the advancement of additive manufacturing and 3D printing research at NPS.  This website links


Additive Manufacturing (AM) projects, assets and capabilities of interest to faculty and students across NPS.  All interested NPS faculty, staff and students are welcome to contribute.

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The Naval Postgraduate School's Additive Manufacturing Community of Interest:

      • Reaches across the Navy, Marine Corps, Department of Defense, Academia, and Industry
      • Provides a virtual, collaborative environment for the advancement of additive manufacturing and 3D printing
      • An inclusive community for all disciplines
      • Encompasses the successful research, education, and experimentation efforts in additive manufacturing

We are now inviting participation: mailing list for NPS participants is  Please contact Amela Sadagic and Don Brutzman if you are interested.

Related activity: Joint Additive Manufacturing Region (JAMR) Southwest

Site Outline


  • Meetings (NPS, JAMR, 3DNA, etc.)
  • Lab visits
  • IPR round table


  • Summaries and links to each NPS project
  • Graduate theses: description + thesis proposal for each


  • Equipment (Printers and Scanners)
  • Software
  • Exemplars