News | Dec. 9, 2020

Vannever Bush Fellow, Prof. Tresa Pollock Designs New Superalloy for 3D printing

Professor Pollock of UCSB led a team to design novel alloys that are suitable with the unique additive processing conditions while managing to maintain properties of the given material in demanding environments that are encountered in energy, space, and nuclear applications. The applications of this new and improved superalloy are tremendous finds in the field of 3D printing. In particular, this discovery can lead to advancements made by commercial aircraft, which lead to increased safety of passengers on board.