Provide and apply Skoltech led R&D effort, education and training in additive manufacturing technologies.
Verification of multiscale modelling and inverse design methodology to assist in navigating complex process-structure-property relationships
Produce a new foundation for CAD systems to overcome the limitations of existing solid modelling in representing complex geometries and multiple materials
Search of new materials, fabricate functionally gradient materials and multiple materials (Rapid Alloy Prototyping), and embed components during fabrication processes
The Russian Foundation of Basic Researches (RFBR) has awarded support from 2021 until 2022 to our project No 20-51-56011 – “Topological design and selective laser melting of porous nitinol implants and scaffolds for medical applications”. Project leader – Shishkovsky I.V.
The Russian Science Foundation has awarded support from 2020 until 2022 to our Project No 2020-19-00780 “The novel manufacturing approach to the production of highly efficient lead-free textured piezo-ceramic materials using additive manufacturing technologies”. Project leader – Shishkovsky I.V.
Ongoing industrial activities
Study of new materials produced by Oerlikon and Polema:
Novel Materials for Ceramics based AM
Elaboration of SLM process for Advanced Materials: high-temperature alloys, high entropy alloys, metal & polymer matrix composites
Multiscale Multiphysics Modeling and Simulation of SLM process
In house SLS/M machine design and process optimization
The State Corporation RosAtom (VNIEF, Sarov) has funded from 2019 until 2021 the Project in frameworks of own the Unified Industry Thematic Plan ЕОТП-МТ-097 “3D Virtual Printer“. Project leader in CDMM (Skoltech)- Shishkovsky I.V.
Initiative R&D activity:
Geometrical modeling and Topology optimization
Direct Energy Deposition (DED) of hot resistance powdered alloys and fabrication of the Functional Graded Structures with special properties
4D printing. Computer modeling and fabrication of electro-physical and biochemical properties of Micro-/Nano-EMS (electro-mechanical systems)
Bioprinting of implants, tissue engineering scaffolds, sustainable (green) devices etc.
Collaboration with industries and academia that are potential users of additive manufacturing technologies are being vigorously pursued. Several modes of interaction are envisioned between the AML and industry partners, including adjunct professorial appointments, research exchange programs, the establishment of an industrial advisory board, workshops to review research results, and summer job placements for graduate and undergraduate students. Polema, TUM, RusAT, Sibur, MMK Metiz, Oerlikon, Gazprom Neft etc.