Illinois Tech will be an exhibitor at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) from Monday, September 12 through Saturday, September 17, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Students and faculty interested in all aspects of manufacturing will find something of interest at the show, described as one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring more than 2,000 exhibiting companies and 114,147 registrants.
Students and staff from the School of Applied Technology/Industrial Technology and Management, Armour College of Engineering, and Undergraduate Admissions will be at the Illinois Tech booth, NC-620. All registered attendees can stop by to see Biomedical Engineering students demonstrating their project involving the use of 3D printing for creating prosthetics.
There will also be a Student Summit offering Specialty Conferences on Process Innovations, Alternative Manufacturing, Plant Operations, Automation, and Quality. The IMTS website notes that the summit will also offer “10 challenges for students to discover and use some of the technologies utilized in advanced manufacturing.” Watch a video explaining the Show and the Student Challenge Here.