Tag: Prahalada Rao



Engineering Flawless 3D Printing

Nebraska engineer Prahalada Rao envisions 3D printing no less than revolutionizing the world. But first the process must overcome a tendency to create flaws. “People call it ‘print and go.’ I call it ‘print and pray,’” said Rao, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering. To produce flawless items every time, Rao is improving the […]

NEAT Labs Show Potential to Transform Manufacturing

A new, cutting-edge 3D printing laboratory is positioning Nebraska as a hub for additive manufacturing. Opened in spring 2018, the Nebraska Engineering Additive Technology Labs feature three unique hybrid 3D printers. They can add or subtract a variety of materials – from plastics to titanium – to create complex three-dimensional shapes using less material than […]