Study: 'Fingerprint' for 3D printer accurate 92% of time

Published April 23, 2021


Tech Xplore covered UB research led by Zhanpeng Jin that could help protect intellectual property by tracking the origin of 3D-printed items.

Jin, an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, is developing the technology as a way to track the origin of 3D-printed items. “We wanted to find something internal,” Jin said. “What would be the inherent signatures printed by my own 3D printer instead of another 3D printer?”

Read the story here. Several other news outllets, including Engineering and Technology magazine, and Science Daily covered the research.