The potential of 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, could help humans colonize Mars, improve medical implants, and help teachers.

Check out videos and stories about some of the 3D printing innovations at Washington State University.

Read about WSU innovations in 3D printing and additive manufacturing in “It all adds up,” Summer 2023 issue. 


The potential of 3D printing on Mars (WSU News, 2022)


WSU researchers use 3-D printer to make parts from moon rock
(WSU News, November 28, 2012)


3D prints may guide vets through risky brain surgery (WSU Insider, April 5, 2022)

New way found to turn #7 plastic into valuable products (WSU Insider, August 31, 2022)

New 3D printed sensor can detect glyphosate in beverages (WSU Insider, September 14, 2021)

3D printing to aid tissue replacement (WSU Insider, May 4, 2021)

Growing the future — 3D printing cryogenic heat exchangers (HyPER Lab blog, April 27, 2021)

WSU a finalist in NASA mission to Mars competition (WSU News, September 24, 2015)

More 3D printing projects at the WSU School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering