Press Release for Friday, November 20, 2015
UNF Partners with Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain to Establish 3-D Printing Lab
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MD&D Global Services establish 3-D
Printing and Netshape Technologies Center Polymer Lab at UNF
Media Contact: Joanna Norris, Director
Department of Public Relations
University of North Florida and MD&D Global Services, LLC, part of Johnson
& Johnson Supply Chain, have partnered to establish the 3-D Printing and
Netshape Technologies Center Polymer Laboratory at UNF. The new lab, in the
College of Computing, Engineering and Construction, is dedicated to the
study, analysis, research and
development of 3-D printing technologies.
The allocation of the 3-D Printing
Laboratory space, housed in the Science and Engineering Building at UNF, will
provide cooperative educational and research opportunities for University undergraduate
and graduate students as well as faculty researchers in the engineering,
chemistry, biology and physics disciplines. The Laboratory will also assist
MD&D Global Services, LLC in its efforts to personalize health care
delivery through 3-D printing technologies.
“The collaboration represents an extraordinary
opportunity for our students to work on the cutting edge of one of the most
important technological advances in manufacturing,” said Dr. Mark Tumeo, dean
of the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction at UNF. “It also
shows just how nationally recognized UNF is becoming.”
The College of Computing, Engineering and Construction at UNF offers
exciting and demanding degree programs that lead to highly rewarding careers.
One of the College’s hallmarks is the interaction of the faculty with students
on research projects. Faculty is committed to preparing students to make
significant contributions to their chosen professions and the Northeast Florida
region and beyond.
university located on an
environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to
enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures through
a well-rounded education.