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

Stefano Beretta

NCAME adds world-class structural integrity scholar to research roster

Dean Mario Eden (left) meets with Adm. Christopher W. Grady, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a tour of the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence inside Auburn University's Gavin Engineering Research Lab.

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff tours Auburn Engineering research centers

Jingyi (Ginny) Zheng, Shuai Shao, Lauren Beckingham, Maria Auad and Nima Shamsaei

NSF award to significantly boost Auburn metal AM qualification research