Dr. LeBlanc receives DOE grant to study additive manufacturing guided by machine learning

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July 22, 2020

Dr. Saniya LeBlanc has teamed with Drs. Ji Ma and Prasanna Balachandran (University of Virginia) to conduct the project “Single-step additive manufacturing of thermoelectric devices guided by machine learning and high throughput characterization.” Awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office, the $500,000 ($250,000 GW share), two-year project will use machine learning accelerated design of laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing to attain thermoelectric devices with 40 percent increased efficiency and 20 percent cost reduction.