Yang wins AMUG design award
Aug. 9, 2018
Dr. Li Yang won this year's 3D Printing Design Contest at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) meeting in St. Louis. Dr. Yang's entry was a Layered Cellular Padding used to absorb energy and reduce intensity of impacts. While demonstrated in a football helmet this lattice design can be tailored for other types of helmets or pads or any other impact application.Sponsored by BASF the contest prize is a one week trip to work at the BASF Application Technology Center in Heidelberg, Germany. Additional description of the contest and Dr. Yang's design can be seen in the presentation ceremony video.