3-D printing and the environment: Manufacturing, product development and supply chain implications

Timothy G Gutowski

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tim Gutowski is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 


In this presentation we briefly review the successes, challenges, and potential consequences of this technology. 3-D printing has already demonstrated significant changes to how we design and manufacture solid objects and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Timothy G Gutowski (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. Sheng Jiang (MIT)

Topic Area

• Sustainable consumption and production


WS-6 » Special Session: “Thermodynamics in Industrial Ecology and Sustainability” (09:45 - Wednesday, 28th June, Room I)

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