Megan Kreiger
She graduated in 2012 with a Master's degree in Materials Science and Engineering and a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability from the at Michigan Tech. She started the program in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering and the Sustainable Futures Institute at Michigan Tech in January 2011. Megan conducted research for her thesis under Dr. Joshua Pearce starting in January 2012 and completed her thesis in one year, while earning her degree and certificate in December 2012.
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 Research Topic:
Main Topic: Improvements for manufacturing from a life cycle analysis perspective.
Topic 1: Life cycle analysis of semiconductor recycling in thin film photovoltaic manufacturing
- Specifically Silane recycling in the a-Si:H process
- Paper submitted for review
Topic 2: Life cycle analysis of distributed manufacturing vs. centralized manufacturing of plastic products
Water Spout for 2 L bottles
Topic 3: Distributed recycling of post-consumer plastic waste in rural areas
Side Project: Tensile testing of 3-D printed materials
Additional pages to manage:
How to set up a webcam to watch your 3D printer (Ubuntu)
Connect usb cord to computer.
Click "Applications" -> Ubuntu Software Center
Search "Cheese" -> Install -> Enter computer password
Wait for install to complete. (You can monitor progress by clicking "In Progress" on the left"
Click "Applications" -> "Sound & Video" -> "Cheese Webcam Booth" This will open up the program for you to see if your webcam is functional.
 3d Printer Operators & Websites for Printing Tensile Specimen
Ultimaker - In netherlands
 Fully Assembled RepRaps
3dStuffmaker<- unavailable website as of 9/10/12
- ac123dc- Europe
 RepRap Parts Kits
Full Reprapped Kits
Everything you need with RepRap-printed parts.
BotMill --- Reviews
- eMAKER Huxley
- Kent's Strapper - Italy
- Mendel-parts.com---Reviews - Europe
- RepRapPro Ltd. -UK
Everything you need with parts made other than in a RepRap.
 RepRap Parts Webshops
Lots of people sell RepRap-printed RepRap parts on Ebay.
BotMill --- Reviews
- Mendbot Shop
- Red Wizard 3D
- RepRap Ltd
- RepRap USA
- Thingfarm North America
- XYZ Printers
 Individual operators:
Jerry Nick Dr. Pearce
Do searches for open source 3d printers- there are lots of variants, hit the list serves, blogs, etc.
- Reprap forum