National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME)

Research & Standardization

NCAME directs and conducts research in several additive manufacturing (AM) thrust areas of immediate importance to industry and standardization communities

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Public-Private Partnership

NCAME currently consists of 100+ members from industry (aerospace, biomedical, defense, nuclear, and automotive sectors), government, academia, and non-profit organizations/societies) For more information contact the center director


Education and Training

NCAME aims to properly train and educate the next wave of additive manufacturing (AM) specialists, researchers, technicians, end-users, innovators, and more

We aim to guide multi-disciplinary research and foster effective collaborations amongst industry, government, academia, and non-profit organizations for ensuring a coordinated, global effort for rapidly closing standards and workforce development gaps in additive manufacturing.

Latest News

Nima Shamsaei, Shuai Shao and Peter Liu

NIST awards Auburn nearly $1M to lead NDE-based AM qualification via data analytics

Allan David

David named acting associate dean for research

Shuai Shao, LaKami Baker and Nima Shamsaei

NCAME partners in $4M NSF project on rapid qualification for AM safety-critical components