OptoGear engineering trains the FAMES Lab members on polycarbonate, silica, and borosilicate glass fiber drawing.
FAMES Lab News
Over 3 days the FAMES Lab was trained by CalNano and SUGA Co. on their new spark plasma sintering system.
Prof. Gumennik’s invention “Fiber Sensor” has been granted U.S. Patent 10,338,000 issued on July 02, 2019.
ExOne Innovent+ joins the ranks of the FAMES Lab's 3D printer fleet.
The members of the FAMES Lab co-author their first publication, a review of the outlooks of the array of novel application of VLSI-Fi technology.
OptoGear's glass lathe is now installed at the FAMES Lab. OptoGear's engineering team came for two weeks from Finland to calibrate it along with our draw tower.
In the process of the laboratory's construction, the tower has finally been assembled and passed preliminary calibration tests by OptoGear's team, en route for commisioning.
Student teams earned $10,000 and $2,500 for their innovations in a tissue engineering device and 3D printed glass fiber preforms, respectively.
Prof. Gumennik’s invention “Techniques of Additive Fabrication using an Aspheric Lens” has been granted U.S. Patent 10,131,095 issued on November 20, 2018.
Prof. Gumennik’s invention “High-Pressure In-Fiber Particle Generation With Precise Dimensional Control” has been granted a U.S. Patent 10,112,321 issued on October 30, 2018.
The acquisition of a CELLINK BIO X 3D bioprinter expands the possibilities for tissue engineering and 3D printing technology within the FAMES Lab.
The Fortus 450mc production series performance system from Stratasys offers accuracy and faster manufacturing making it a great addition to FAMES Lab.
The glass lathe will alow our laboratory to produce precise optical surfaces in glass or other optical materials to integrate in our fibers.
Professor Gumennik, member of the newly founded Center for Quantum Information Science and Engineering
$3 million awarded to a four-year collaborative effort to establish a Center for Quantum Information Science and Engineering.
The tapering setup is an elaborate fiber drawing project and its delivery is yet another checkpoint crossed for the FAMES Lab.
One of the most advanced drawing tower has finally arrived from Finland to our lab. Welcome to the mid-west!
Exposing nano-engineered fiber devices for biosynthetic interfaces.
The FAMES Lab students showcase the potential of fibers in regenerative medecine.
Optimization of solar cells by quenching molten Si-Ge droplets to a dendritic morphology.
Innovation of laser-sintering powder-bed printer through Fuse 1's optical technology.
Gloriana and Stripes are offering new dining options to campus. Follow them on social media to see when and where they are serving.
Alumnus and information technology pioneer Fred Luddy's gift will establish a multidisciplinary initiative in artificial intelligence.
In an upcoming visit on October 21-22, Nava will serve as a visiting critic for the School of the Arts.
James will perform along with a showing of 1925's "The Lost World," a silent fantasy dinosaur adventure film.
Dark tourism may seem like a particularly bad form of voyeurism, but this professor says it can play a crucial role in disaster recovery.