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Adam Pringle[edit]


I am a materials scientist and engineer(MSE). I have a bachelors from Michigan Technological Uniersity(MTU) and am working on my masters. One of my dreams is to make a meaningful positive impact on the world to improve the overall standard of living. I intend to do this by becoming the best MSE that I can. I am a senior member of the Michigan Tech's Open Sustainability Technology (MOST) Research Group. My particular interests are focused around sustainability and discovering novel additive manufacturing applications utilizing unconventional printing materials. Additionally, I have great enthusiasm for understanding and manipulating micro and nano scale material surfaces and associated energies for creative material selection and usage. Lastly, I sincerely hope to one day help mankind move towards colonizing space through the usage of 3D printing.


My masters research will be focused on developing a method of low cost synthesis of perovskite solar cells. This project will increase our understanding of perovskites and how they can be 3D printed and fabricated into solar cells.


  • 3D Printing
  • Nanotechnology
  • Renewable energy
  • Outer Space
  • Innovative materials
  • Product design
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Material property optimization


  This user is a member with interest and knowledge of Photovoltaics.
  This user is a member with interest and knowledge of Open Source Hardware.
  This user is a member with an interest and knowledge of 3-D printing.

Current Research[edit]

  1. low cost synthesis of perovskite solar cells
  2. Dual use of water for PV farms and aquaculture
  3. Wood Filament Fabrication

Past Projects[edit]


  1. Open source syringe pump 3-D printer
  2. Filament print settings
  3. Glass substrate cleaning method
  4. Atomic Force Microscopy(AFM) Protocol
  5. Chemtool(How to draw chemistry)
  6. Grinding Mill in Forestry Plant
  7. Transmission Measurement Procedure
  8. Composite Filament Fabrication
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