3D-Printing Method Creates Shape-Shifting Objects That Change Permanently: Page 2 of 2

A cross-institutional team of researchers has developed a new 3D-printing method that creates objects that can change their original shapes permanently in response to heat.

formal design tools, Qi added.

“We are also exploring potential application for deployable structures and devices in our lab,” he said. “We are also open to industrial collaborations so that our work can be transferred to practical industrial applications.”

Elizabeth Montalbano is a freelance writer who has written about technology and culture for more than 15 years. She currently resides in a village on the southwest coast of Portugal.

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