MIT Professional Education adds ‘Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor’ course to its offering


MIT Professional Education has enriched its Short Programs offering by adding the Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor course, which focuses on providing US and International design engineers, science and architects professionals with comprehensive overview of additive manufacturing to help them gain crucial knowledge and advance their careers in a collaborative academic setting.

Image credit: flickr User: SEMINARIUM INTERNACIONAL
Image credit: flickr User: SEMINARIUM INTERNACIONAL

According to the press release on MarketWatch, the Additive Manufacturing: From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor course will be held from July 21–25 on MIT’s campus in Cambridge and will be taught by John Hart, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Mitsui Career Development Chair at MIT.

“Additive manufacturing covers many application areas including aerospace components, electronics, medical devices, architectural designs and consumer products. Participants will take part in lab sessions that will provide a hands-on experience with a variety of state-of-the-art desktop 3D printers,” said Hart.

“Our Short Programs courses give professionals from around the world the opportunity to learn from MIT faculty who are leaders in their field. They then take home valuable skills and working knowledge that can be applied directly to their work,” said Anna M. Mahr, director of Short Programs at MIT Professional Education.


MIT Professional Education provides a broad range of education and professional training programs for engineering, science and technology professionals from around the world. Apart from the From 3D Printing to the Factory Floor course, MIT’s new Short Programs for summer 2014 also include Beyond Smart Cities ; Engineering Leadership for Mid-Career Professionals and Understanding and Predicting Technological Innovation: New Data and Theory, taught in two to five-day sessions at MIT’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MIT Professional Education also provides national and international professionals with the opportunity to take Short Programs courses abroad and online, or customize an educational experience for a group of employees at a company site.

Enrollment for MIT’s Short Programs courses is now open through the MIT Professional Education website.

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