MIT Professional Education Now Offers Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor Course

Enrollment is Open to U.S. and International Engineering, Science and Architect Professionals for Course Starting July 21, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 23, 2014 — MIT Professional Education has added Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor to their Short Programs offerings. Designed for US and international manufacturing and design engineers, science, and architect professionals who seek the MIT experience in a condensed timeframe, the course will focus on a comprehensive overview of additive manufacturing spanning from fundamentals to applications and technology trends.

Enrollment is now open to qualifying professionals from the U.S. and abroad through the MIT Professional Education website.

The course will be held July 21 – 25 on MIT’s campus in Cambridge, Mass. and will be taught by John Hart, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mitsui Career Development Chair at MIT.

“Additive manufacturing covers many application areas including aerospace components, electronics, medical devices, architectural designs, and consumer products,” said Hart. “Participants will take part in lab sessions that will provide a hands-on experience with a variety of state-of-the-art desktop 3D printers.”

“Our Short Programs courses give professionals from around the world the opportunity to learn from MIT faculty who are leaders in their field,” said Anna M. Mahr, director of Short Programs at MIT Professional Education. “They then take home valuable skills and working knowledge that can be applied directly to their work.”

MIT Professional Education provides a variety of education and professional training programs for science, engineering, and technology professionals worldwide. MIT Short Programs offer professionals more than 40 industry focused two to five-day sessions, taking place primarily in the summer on their campus in Cambridge, Mass. Participants learn from leading MIT faculty and gain crucial knowledge to help fuel their careers or enhance their companies in a collaborative academic setting. Upon completion, participants receive an MIT Professional Education certificate of completion, continuing education units, and access to MIT Professional Education’s expansive professional alumni network.

In addition to Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor, new Short Programs for summer 2014 include Beyond Smart Cities; Engineering Leadership for Mid-Career Professionals; and Understanding and Predicting Technological Innovation: New Data and Theory.

MIT Professional Education also offers national and international professionals the capability to take Short Programs courses abroad, regular MIT academic courses offered through the Advanced Study Program, online courses, or customize an educational experience for a group of employees at a company site. Students are drawn from across the U.S. and around the world, and about 30 percent are international. For more information visit.

About MIT Professional Education

For 65 years MIT Professional Education has been providing those professionals engaged in engineering, science and technology worldwide, a gateway to renowned MIT research, knowledge and expertise through advanced education programs designed specifically for working professionals.


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