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Austin and Blaauw Receive 2008 Richard Newton GSRC Industrial Impact Award

The award recognized research that is "at least five years old and has had significant industrial impact."| Short Read
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Profs. Todd Austin and David Blaauw received the 2008 Richard Newton Gigascale Systems Research Center (GSRC) Industrial Impact Award for “development of Razor technology.”

This same technology was recognized in 2006 with the Microprocessor Report Analyst’s Choice Award for Innovation. [Read more]

The Richard Newton GSRC Industrial Impact Award is an annual award given by the MARCO/DARPA Gigascale Systems Research Center (GSRC) that recognizes research that is “at least five years old and has had significant industrial impact.” The award honors the innovative career of the late Richard Newton, former Dean of Engineering at UC Berkeley and founding director of the GSRC center. For more information on the Gigascale Systems Research Center, visit http://www.gigascale.org.

Todd Austin and David Blaauw
The 3D printed block M model made by Scott and Burns team. Photo: Evan Dougherty

3D printing 100 times faster with light

The new method also results in a stronger print than typical layered models. | Short Read