UC Santa Barbara researcher awarded $3M to develop 3D printing tech for ‘extreme-use’ materials

UC Santa Barbara researcher awarded $3M to develop 3D printing tech for 'extreme-use' materials

Tresa Pollock, a scientist at UC Santa Barbara, has been awarded a $3 million grant which will go towards funding her advanced materials research project. More specifically, Pollock’s project is seeking to develop a 3D printing platform that will enable the discovery of advanced materials for extreme conditions. These materials could be used to build such things as rockets, aircraft engines, and even hypersonic flight vehicles. Tresa Pollock (Image: Matt Perko) The $3 million given to the UC Santa Barbara researcher makes up one of thirteen 2017 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowships, which are given out by the U.S. Department […]

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