April 23-26, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX | Exhibits April 24-26

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Monday May 08, 2017
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Regulatory & Quality System Considerations for 3D Printed Medical Devices

WORKSHOP LEADER: Janelle Schrot, Materialise

INSTRUCTORS: Matthew DiPrima, Food & Drug Administration; Kim Torluemke, 3D Systems, Jenny Jones, Materialise; Beatrice Ogembo, American Preclinical[...]
Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program Workshops
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

3D Printing in Hospitals: What You Need to Know

WORKSHOP LEADERS: Jonathan Morris, MD & Jane Matsumoto, MD, Mayo Clinic

INSTRUCTORS: Andy Christensen, LimbForge; Amy Alexander, Mayo Clinic; Nicole Wake, New York University; Adam Jakus, Nort[...]
Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program Workshops
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Bioprinting Fundamentals

WORKSHOP LEADERS: Roger Narayan, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

INSTRUCTORS: Phil Campbell, Carnegie Mellon University; Prashant Kumta, University of Pittsburgh; Adam Feinberg,[...]
Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program Workshops
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Fundamentals of Additive Manufacturing

INSTRUCTOR: Graham Tromans, GP Tromans Associates

This workshop introduces participants to the world of 3D printing/additive manufacturing technologies. It covers how the most commonly known techno[...]
Workshops
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Fundamentals of 3D Scanning and 3D Modeling

INSTRUCTOR: Giles Gaskell, Wenzel America Ltd

This workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to 3D scanning technologies, software, and processes, highlighting the differences among data captu[...]
Workshops
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Metal Part Fabrication Using Additive Manufacturing Technologies

INSTRUCTOR: Frank Medina PhD, EWI

This workshop provides a detailed overview of the additive process used for creating metal parts. Methods for metal part fabrication range from casting metal parts[...]
Workshops
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Realizing Value with Additive Manufacturing

INSTRUCTORS: Mark Cotteleer, Jim Joyce, Kelly Marchese, Brenna Sniderman, & Mark Vitale, Deloitte LLP

Leaders who hope to realize broad business value from the deployment of additive manufactur[...]
Workshops
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Additive Manufacturing with Metals & its Impact on Plastic Injection Molding

INSTRUCTOR: Scott Young, BasTech, Inc. 

This workshop is an introduction into how additive manufacturing (with metals) is revolutionizing injection molding and mold-making industries. Plastic inj[...]
Workshops
08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Casting Processes and Materials

INSTRUCTOR: Zayna Connor, PhD, American Foundry Society

Metal casting can be one of the most efficient and economical processes to manufacture a metal component. To make maximum use to the capabili[...]
Workshops
01:30 pm - 05:00 pm

KEYNOTE: Networked Matter and the Nature of Things

Machine learning and automation are poised to eat the world. But this trend isn't emerging in a vacuum. The so called "Internet of Things" is providing data and connectivity; digital manufacturing is [...]
Keynotes
01:30 pm - 05:00 pm

What’s New: Roundup of the Latest 3D Printing and 3D Scanning Products

Catch up on all of the new products in 3D printing and 3D scanning. With what seems to be weekly announcements of new and improved solutions, it can be a challenge to stay on top of it all. View the b[...]
01:30 pm - 05:00 pm

PANEL: Transformation of Manufacturing

3D printing is transforming manufacturing into a digital technology, moving the industry from an analog to a digital realm. This change is a turning point for the industry. View the below video to see[...]
Keynotes
01:30 pm - 05:00 pm

State of America Makes

America Makes is the nation’s first Manufacturing Innovation Institute and is part of Manufacturing USA. America Makes is currently in its fifth year of existence and is dedicated to the advancement[...]
Tuesday May 09, 2017
08:00 am - 09:45 am

PANEL: New Frontiers in Metal 3D Printing

As metal 3D printing becomes competitive with traditional production processes, it will have a profound impact on the way companies manufacture products across all major industries, far beyond aerospa[...]
Keynotes
08:00 am - 09:45 am

KEYNOTE: Brilliant Factory: A New Era of Manufacturing

From the Industrial Revolution to the age of the assembly line, and now the emergence of digital and 3D printing technologies, manufacturing has always been an incubator for ingenuity. GE is reimagini[...]
Keynotes
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

Dynamic Industrial CT: Its Benefits Within Manufacturing and Inspection

Alex Doukas, Lead Imaging Specialist, Kinetic Vision

Since its inception Computed Tomography (CT), has developed from predominantly a medical application to a variety of industrial and advanced sca[...]
3D Imaging / Scanning I, II
10:15 am - 10:25 am Novice

Low Cost and Equipment Methods to Create Flexible Anatomical Models

Joseph P. Higgins, Director of Technology and Product Development, Cardiovascular Systems Inc

Creating water tight and tissue simulating models is not yet fully available from economical 3D printer[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

SLM-Optimization of Aero-Engine Components: SLM Bleed Valve

Scott P. Lathrope, ALM Capability Manager, Meggitt Control Systems

Meggitt Aerospace and Ashton & Moore have developed a design optimization process for selective laser melting (SLM). Utilizing[...]
Applications
10:15 am - 10:40 am Novice

A 73 Year-Old Machine Shop’s Journey into Metal Additive Manufacturing

Wesley J. Hart, Marketing Director, Imperial Machine & Tool Co
Christian G. Joest, Vice President of Sales & Business Development, Imperial Machine & Tool Co

This presentation will [...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
10:15 am - 11:40 am Novice

MetalCasting Seminar – Integrating Design Efficiency with Additive Manufacturing to Improve Time to Market

Zayna Connor PhD, Vice President - Technology, American Foundry Society

Metalcasting can be one of the most efficient and economical processes to manufacture a metal component. To make maximum use [...]
Castings I, II
10:15 am - 10:25 am Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing Standards Development Roadmap

Lauralyn McDaniel, Industry Manager, SME
Jim Williams, President, All Points Additive

With participation of many Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) and over 200 stakeholder volunteers, the[...]
Digital Thread & Standards Power Up
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

The Value of Traditional Manufacturing Materials in the Age of Digital Fabrication

Graham Bredemeyer, CEO, Collider

In this presentation we will take a look at the high costs of development, research, and approval processes to non-traditional manufacturing materials being used in[...]
Materials I, II, III
10:15 am - 10:40 am Novice

3D Printing: The Impact of Post-processing

Frank Marangell, President and CEO, Rize Inc

The perception and promise of commercial 3D printing are that it provides a simple, fast and automated digital workflow, a process where complexity is f[...]
Post Processing I, II
10:25 am - 10:45 am Expert

Development of Low Cost Hand Prostheses by Additive Manufacturing

Jorge Lino Alves PhD, Associate Professor, University of Porto / INEGI / Faculty of Engineering
Daniel Sousa Ferreira, Researcher, University of Porto / Faculty of Engineering

The main goal of thi[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:30 am - 10:40 am Expert

Framework for Developing Additive Manufacturing Standards

Mohsen Seifi PhD, Director of Additive Manufacturing Programs, ASTM International

A recent joint ASTM and ISO Partner Standards Developing Organization (PSDO) agreement has provided a unique opport[...]
Digital Thread & Standards Power Up
10:45 am - 11:10 am Intermediate

New Advances in Computed Tomography Helping Accelerate Development & Quality of Additive Manufacturing Products & Processes

Brett A. Muehlhauser, R&D Technical Fellow, North Star Imaging

With the accelerated pace of development in Additive Manufacturing (AM) and its applications comes new challenges in accessing the[...]
3D Imaging / Scanning I, II
10:45 am - 11:10 am Intermediate

Direct Digital Manufacturing of Flight Hardware for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Shayne A. Kondor, Professional Advisor, Georgia Tech Research Institute
Warren Lee, Research Engineer II, Georgia Tech Research Institute

The Robotics and Autonomous Systems Division of the Georgi[...]
Applications
10:45 am - 11:10 am Novice

Additive Manufacturing – From Fiction to Factory

John Dulchinos, Vice President, Digital Manufacturing, Jabil

When 3D printing initially gained mindshare with consumers, a jetsonian future crystallized, where we built rather than bought. A future[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
10:45 am - 10:55 am Intermediate

American Welding Society D20 Committee Development of a Metal Additive Manufacturing Standard

Jessica Coughlin, Principal Engineer, Naval Nuclear Laboratory

The American Welding Society (AWS) D20 committee is developing a standard for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal components. Thi[...]
Digital Thread & Standards Power Up
10:45 am - 11:10 am Intermediate

Effect of 3D Printing Process Parameters on Electrical & Mechanical Properties of Nylon/PEEK-CNT Composite

Yan Shao PhD, Lead Engineer, Polymers & Nanocomposites, Eaton

Additive Manufacturing/3D printing of polymer composite has progressed significantly in last 2 years, as has the feasibility of usi[...]
Materials I, II, III
10:45 am - 10:55 am Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing of Silicone Prosthetic Implants with Heterogeneous Properties

Farzad Liravi, Graduate Student, University of Waterloo
Ehsan Toyserkani PhD, PEng, Professor, University of Waterloo

Conventional manufacturing techniques, such as molding, are widely used for pr[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:45 am - 11:10 am Novice

Post-processing – The Untold Story Regarding Industrial Resin Based 3D Printing

Edward T. Graham, Engineering Manager, ProtoCAM

One common misunderstanding regarding 3D printing is the perception that parts are printed then removed from the printer and put into use. The presen[...]
Post Processing I, II
10:55 am - 11:05 am Novice

Development of a Custom Ankle-Foot Orthothis

Arif Sirinterlikci PhD, University Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering/Head, Robert Morris University
April Krivoniak, Student Researcher, Robert Morris University

This presentat[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:00 am - 11:10 am Novice

An Open Material Database for Additive Manufacturing

Yan Lu, Industrial Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Paul Witherell PhD, Mechanical Engineer, NIST

In this presentation, we will discuss the open Additive Manufacturing Mate[...]
Digital Thread & Standards Power Up
11:05 am - 11:15 am Intermediate

Simulation of Coronary Atrial Intervention Challenges, Learnings, and Final Methods

Joseph P. Higgins, Director of Technology and Product Development, Cardiovascular Systems Inc

The intervention on complex coronary arterial disease involves a multiple faceted treatment path with c[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

High Resolution to High Volume: Keys to Controlling Industrial Processes

Leah L. Lavery PhD, Materials Scientist, Carl Zeiss X-ray Microscopy Inc
Luke Hunter, Solutions Manager, Carl Zeiss X-ray Microscopy Inc

How do you evolve a 3D printed prototype to industrial prod[...]
3D Imaging / Scanning I, II
11:15 am - 11:40 am Novice

3D Scanning/Printing for the Automotive Restoration and Customization Industry

Paul A. Vorbach, Co-Founder, HV3Dworks LLC
William R. Vorbach, Co-Owner, HV3Dworks LLC

Using HV3Dworks as a test case, we will discuss how cutting edge 3D Technologies can be applied to "traditio[...]
Applications
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

Adaptive Manufacturing with Universal Metrology Automation

Paul M. Oberle, Director, 3D Infotech

3D metrology is widely accepted in manufacturing. Quality organizations use various coordinate measurement machines, laser scanners, and camera-based systems t[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
11:15 am - 11:25 am Intermediate

Cybersecurity Risks in Additive Manufacturing

Kelly K. Marchese, Principal, Deloitte Consulting
Gregg Schmidtetter, Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP

The digitalization of physical products through AM opens the supply chain to entirely new thr[...]
Digital Thread & Standards Power Up
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

From Desktop 3D Printing to Large Area Additive Manufacturing – The Challenges of Polymer Development

Kevin Cable PhD, Principal Polymer Applications Engineer, Eastman Chemical Company
Ed Ferber, Business Development, Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman Chemical Company started developing polymers ta[...]
Materials I, II, III
11:15 am - 11:40 am Novice

Using 3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) to Produce Low Cost Simulation Models for Medical Training

Peter C. Liacouras PhD, Director of Services, 3D Medical Applications Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Department of Radiology

Task trainers, which are models of variable fidel[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:15 am - 11:40 am

Automation of Post-Processing Through Energy Optimization

Daniel Hutchinson - CTO and Founder & Michael Frauens - Principal Process Development Engineer, PostProcess

This session will discuss the application of energy management for automated post-pri[...]
Post Processing I, II
11:30 am - 11:40 am Novice

A Copyright Protection Technology for 3D Printing Models

John Choi PhD, CEO, MarkAny

One of the emerging issues in 3D Printing is how to protect copyright of 3D modeling, STL, including distributing and managing 3D contents.

In this presentation, an i[...]
Digital Thread & Standards Power Up
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Expert

Assessing the Internal Features of Additive Manufactured Parts

Herminso Villarraga-Gómez, X-ray CT Metrology Specialist, Nikon Metrology Inc

Additive Manufacturing (AM)-based precision engineering devices and components that have complex shapes can be easily [...]
3D Imaging / Scanning I, II
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Development of Additive Manufactured Production Parts at Caterpillar

Paul A. Zwart, Market Development Consultant, Caterpillar Inc

Caterpillar is actively exploring opportunities to apply additive manufacturing to meet the demanding challenges of the markets we serv[...]
Applications
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Improving Industrial 3D Printing with MRP Integration, Big-O Analysis, and Generative Geometry

Michael Crockett PE, Mechanical Engineer 3D Printing, HP

Successful integration of Additive Manufacturing for long term industry adoption requires increased investment in improving convenience, rea[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Novice

Beyond Prototyping: The Future of Printed Patterns in Investment Casting

Thomas J. Mueller, President, Mueller AMS

Less than 25 years since their introduction, printed patterns, or investment casting patterns created by an additive manufacturing process, have become the[...]
Castings I, II
11:45 am - 11:55 am Novice

The Intersection of 3D Printing and Intellectual Property

Christopher Higgins, Attorney, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Vann Pearce, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Every technology developer needs strategies for protecting intellectual pr[...]
Digital Thread & Standards Power Up
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

The Impact of 3D Printing on Part Performance

Thomas Fabian PhD, Research Manager, Commercial & Industrial R&D, UL
Melissa Albrecht, Global Operations Manager, UL Digital Manufacturing Technologies, UL

Existing standards are sufficien[...]
Materials I, II, III
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Potential Best Use Cases for 3D Printing for Cardiothoracic Surgery

Justin Ryan PhD, Research Scientist, Phoenix Children's Hospital

In the last few years, clinical institutions have started to embrace 3D printing to augment diagnostic images and provide clinicians[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Expert

Integration of PAAW and Digital Workholding for Post-processing Additive Manufactured Parts

Chip Potter, President, Advanced Simulation Technology Inc
Edward C. De Meter PhD, Professor, The Pennsylvania State University

Metallic pre-forms fabricated using DMLS must be post machined. Due [...]
Post Processing I, II
12:00 pm - 12:10 pm Novice

Covert Fingerprints for Intellectual Property Protection of Metal 3D Printing

Sharon Flank PhD, CEO, InfraTrac

New work is emerging in the authentication of parts made using AM. This presentation will detail initial experiments in metals directed energy disposition (or DED) [...]
Digital Thread & Standards Power Up
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Longer Range Point Cloud Scanning and 3D Printers Used in the Production and Sale of Large Mining Haul Truck Components

LeRoy G. Hagenbuch PE, Director & Chief Engineer, Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc
Quinton Burcar, Design Engineer, Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc

As “The Custom Shop of Off-Highway Trucks,” one might think[...]
3D Imaging / Scanning I, II
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Novice

3D Printing – The Pattern Makers Friend

Steven R. Murray, Consultant and Manufacture Representative, Hoosier Pattern Inc

We will discuss what 3D printing methods are being used in the foundry tooling industry. How Pattern Makers, the fou[...]
Castings I, II
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

A Computer-Aided Design System for Additive Manufacturing

David W. Rosen PhD, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Suraj Musuvathy PhD, Staff Scientist, Siemens Corporate Technology

The idea of design for additive manufacturing is to explore new d[...]
Design Considerations
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Fabrication of Multifunctional 3D Printed Devices via a Multitechnology Hybrid Printer

David Espalin, Associate Director, W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation / UTEP

Multi-functionality- enabled by multi-technology or hybrid additive manufacturing- enables traditionally structural comp[...]
Direct Write Printed Materials / Electronics
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Novice

Metallographic Characterization Techniques for Additive Manufacturing Powders and Parts

Thomas F. Murphy, Scientist, Research and Development, Hoeganaes Specialty Metal Powders LLC
Christopher T. Schade PhD, Director of Advanced Powders, Hoeganaes Specialty Metal Powders LLC

An integ[...]
Material Properties I, II, III
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Retro Engineering the Feyh-Kastenbauer Retractor System for Transoral Robotic Surgery Using Surface Scanning & 3D Printing

Jonathan Morris MD, Neuroradiologist, Mayo Clinic

Transoral robotic surgery using the FK retractor system is increasingly being used to maximally retract the jaw and soft tissues allowing robotic a[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Multiscale Post-processing of Metal Additive Manufactured Parts by Electro-polishing Technology

Lucas Hof, COO EGE Group, Concordia University
Rolf Wuthrich PhD, Associate Professor, Concordia University

Advances in Additive Manufacturing (AM) allow for high resolution fabrication of complex[...]
Post Processing I, II
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Novice

Techniques and Methods for 3D Scanning Internal Geometry with Replicating Rubber

Steven B. Lelinski, Director of Engineering, Advanced Simulation Technology Inc

Parts with internal or occluded features, translucency, or high reflectivity have long been the most difficult to mea[...]
3D Imaging / Scanning I, II
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Intermediate

Ceramic Additive Manufacturing for Complex Precision Castings

Dan Z. Sokol, Managing Partner, Renaissance Services Inc
Ben Rampulla, Senior Engineer, PCC Structurals

The idea of “on-demand” components for aerospace and automotive applications is both int[...]
Castings I, II
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Expert

An Additive Design Revolution

Ted D. Blacker PhD, Manager Simulation Modeling Sciences, Sandia National Laboratories

The true power of the AM revolution is not in new processes for creating materials and parts, but in the immen[...]
Design Considerations
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Intermediate

3D Printing of Soft Electronics & Functional Microfluidics via Liquid Metal Direct-Writing

Dishit P. Parekh, PhD Student, North Carolina State University

Gallium-based liquid metal alloys offer the electrical and thermal benefits of various metals like gallium and indium, combined with t[...]
Direct Write Printed Materials / Electronics
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Expert

Z-axis Anisotropy Study of Additively Manufactured Components

Robert N. Yancey PhD, Vice President - Additive Manufacturing, Altair
Prashant P. Hiremath, Senior Application Engineer, Altair Engineering Inc

Additive manufacturing or 3D printing is a process [...]
Material Properties I, II, III
02:45 pm - 02:55 pm Intermediate

3D Printed Wear Model to Simulate Tissue Ablation: Equipment, Materials, Technologies, and Tools Used by Interventionalists

Jacob Draxler, Product Development Engineer, Cardiovascular Systems Inc
Joseph P. Higgins, Director of Technology and Product Development, Cardiovascular Systems Inc

Vascular atherectomy and inter[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Intermediate

CoolPulse Technology for Finishing of 3D Printed Parts

Patrick Matt, Manager R&D (Global), Extrude Hone

Basic for the Physical Phenomena or COOLPULSE effect, are: 1) Peaks & edges on part surfaces have higher current density than flat areas, 2)[...]
Post Processing I, II
02:55 pm - 03:15 pm Novice

Single Institution Experience in 3D Modeling of Congenital Heart Defects

Robert Wesley, Biomedical Engineer-Research, Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Costs associated with the implementation of 3D modeling should be justified by improvements in patient outcomes and communi[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Non-Contact Methods for Validating Industrial Additive Manufacturing Parts

Ryan D. Timboe – Sales Engineering and Engineering Specialist, Industrial Inspection & Analysis Inc

With the emergence of additive manufacturing, one of the various benefits that has a lot o[...]
3D Imaging / Scanning I, II
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Multifunctional Composite Lattice Structures by Embedding in 3D Printed Sand Molds

Christopher Williams PhD, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
Alan Druschitz, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

Cellular materials offer high strength accompanied by low-density and can offer high[...]
Castings I, II
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

A Topology Optimization Paradigm for Additive Manufacturing

Ahmad Barari PhD, PE, Assistant Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Amirali Lalehpour, PhD Student, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Additive manufacturing (AM) h[...]
Design Considerations
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Fracture Mechanics of Additively Manufactured Plastic Parts

Devendra Bajaj PhD, Senior Scientist, SABIC
Peter Johnson PhD, Lead Scientist, SABIC

Additive Manufacturing (AM) offers several advantages over traditional subtractive manufacturing processes, inc[...]
Material Properties I, II, III
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Creation of Functional Finger Prostheses Combining 3D Printing with Traditional Materials

Irene R. Healey CCA (Certified Clinical Anaplastologist), Director, New Attitude Prosthetic Designs Inc

3D printing enables the use of new materials and new designs for external body prostheses. Th[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Surface Finish Control of Additive Manufactured-Inconel 625 Components Using Combined Chemical-abrasive Polishing

Neda Mohammadian, Master Student, Polytechnique de Montreal
Sylvain Turenne PhD, Professor, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal

Little is understood about how to improve the interior surface quality o[...]
Post Processing I, II
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

3D Scanning Accuracy vs Resolution: Why it Matters and What it Means

Mike Formica, President & Founder, threeRivers 3D

Despite their use across numerous industries, the terms ‘accuracy’, ‘precision’, ‘resolution’ and ‘repeatability’ are used almo[...]
3D Imaging / Scanning I, II
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Prototype Castings, Shorter Lead Times for Less Money

David W. Rittmeyer, Customer Care & Additive Manufacturing Manager, Hoosier Pattern Inc

With the pressures of reduced lead times and budgets, knowledge of what is available is crucial to making[...]
Castings I, II
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Hollow Metal Additive Manufacturing versus Conformal Cooling

Scott Kraemer, Directing Manager: New Technology, Corporate Design, PTI Engineered Plastics

While conformal cooling is a good start for plastic injection mold inserts, there is a better solution - [...]
Design Considerations
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Powdered Metals – What to Expect When You Build Metal Additively

Himanshu Sahasrabudhe PhD, LENS Applications Engineer, Optomec Inc

This presentation will share information on what to expect when using additive manufacturing technology to build, repair, and coat[...]
Direct Write Printed Materials / Electronics
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Fatigue Life Prediction for AlSi10Mg Parts Produced by Selective Laser Melting

Ming Tang, PhD Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University
Petrus Pistorius PhD, POSCO Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

The fatigue strength of metals is critic[...]
Material Properties I, II, III
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Separating Conjoined Twins: Applying Virtual Surgical Planning and 3D Printing

Hayeem L. Rudy, Medical Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Katie Weimer, VP, Medical Devices, 3D Systems - Healthcare

The separation of craniopagus twins is an extremely difficult undert[...]
MMI: Clinical Applications I, II Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Improving Mechanical Performance of Additive Manufactured Components by Chemical Accelerated Vibratory Finishing

Agustin Diaz PhD, Senior Research Chemist, REM Surface Engineering

In this presentation, we will discuss different strategies that we are using to target the challenge of producing reliable surface[...]
Post Processing I, II
Wednesday May 10, 2017
08:00 am - 09:45 am

KEYNOTE: New Materials for 3D Printing in Medicine: What’s Next is Closer than You Think

Personalized care enabled by additive manufacturing is already making an impact in medicine. With recent advances in functional biomaterials development for 3D printing, what’s next may be closer th[...]
Keynotes Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
08:00 am - 09:45 am

PANEL: Medical 3D Printing Applications – Growth Beyond Surgical Guides

With anatomical models and surgical guides closer to standards of care, and device manufacturers taking advantage of the unique structures additive manufacturing can build, new applications are growin[...]
Keynotes Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:15 am - 10:40 am Expert

Combinatorial Assessment of High Entropy Alloys: Microstructure, Microhardness, and Magnetic Properties

Tushar Borkar PhD, Assistant Professor, Cleveland State University
Rajarshi Banerjee PhD, Professor, University of North Texas

Laser additive manufacturing is becoming increasingly important in ad[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
10:15 am - 10:25 am Novice

Developing Teaching Aids for Blind Computer Science and Information Systems Students

Arif Sirinterlikci PhD, University Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering/Head, Robert Morris University

This presentation is a continuation of the original work published at the 201[...]
Applications Power Up
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing’s Role in the TechBelt Region’s Renewed Growth

Ralph Resnick, President and Executive Director, National Center for Defense Manufacturing & Machining (NCDMM), America Makes
Petra Mitchell, President and CEO, Catalyst Connection

As the nati[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
10:15 am - 10:40 am Novice

Utilizing Additive Manufacturing in Sustainment of Fielded Systems

Frederick J. Herman, Manager- Engineering and Technical Services, SHEPRA Inc
Jason Ray, Consultant, JTR and Associates

Additive Manufacturing has a significant potential to impact the support, mai[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

Integrated Printed Electronics and Additive Manufacturing Solutions for the US Army

James L. Zunino, Materials Engineer, US Army ARDEC

Experts predict that in the next 10 to 15 years, Additive Manufacturing will revolutionize how industry and the Department of Defense (DoD) design[...]
DoD AM Research & Applications I, II
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

Optimizing TiAl EBM Parameters for Aerospace Components

Francisco Medina PhD, Technology Leader, EWI
Andrew Heidloff PhD, AM&E Powder Plant Engineering Manager, Praxair Surface Technologies Inc

In the past decade metals Additive Manufacturing (AM) [...]
Material Properties I, II, III
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

Drug-eluting Polymeric Additive Manufacturing for Applications in Orthopaedics

Martin J. Petrak P.Eng, President, CEO, Precision ADM / Orthopaedic Innovation Centre
Trevor C. Gascoyne P.Eng, Clinical Research Manager, Orthopaedic Innovation Centre

Biocompatible materials; po[...]
MMI:  Biomaterials Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

The Next Level of Additive Manufacturing Inspection and Control

Dieter Ghysbrecht, Global Sales Manager - Materialise Control Platform, Materialise

The 3D printing industry is reaching maturity and is taking its place as a real alternative for traditional manuf[...]
Process Monitoring, Control and Qualification
10:30 am - 10:40 am Novice

3D Printed Tooling and Fixtures for Assembly Operators with Disabilities

George R. Allman, Manufacturing Engineer-Supervisor, Liberty Electronics Inc

As many manufacturers are implementing the use of 3D printed tools and fixtures into the workplace environment, and seei[...]
Applications Power Up
10:45 am - 11:10 am Expert

Microstructure Tailoring by Selective Laser Melting Pulse Optimization

Mathieu Brochu, Associate Professor, McGill University

The concept that microstructures yielding improved properties can be obtained with AM technologies has been demonstrated. However, the capabil[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
10:45 am - 10:55 am Intermediate

Reducing Build Failures Through Predictive Simulation

Brent Stucker, CEO, 3DSIM
Tim Gornet, Manager of RPC Operations, University of Louisville

A growing community of users is beginning to rely upon physics-based process simulation tools to provide i[...]
Applications Power Up
10:45 am - 11:10 am Intermediate

Industry-inspired Additive Manufacturing Processing Research at Carnegie Mellon

Jack Beuth PhD, Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Director, NextManufacturing Center, Carnegie Mellon University

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon are experts in a wide range of additive manufactu[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
10:45 am - 11:10 am Intermediate

Digital Technical Data Package Business Models for Spare Parts Produced Using Additive Manufacturing

Brett Conner PhD, Associate Professor, Youngstown State University
Ashley Martof, Graduate Research Assistant, Youngstown State University

The Department of Defense is exploring the potential of [...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
10:45 am - 11:10 am Expert

High Strain Rate Testing of Gyroid Cellular Structures

Miriam Dennis, Graduate Student, University of Florida
Amanda Schrand PhD, Principle Investigator, Air Force Research Laboratory

The incorporation of 3D printed structures into systems is progress[...]
DoD AM Research & Applications I, II
10:45 am - 11:10 am Expert

Investigation of Minor Elements on Built Properties of C300 Maraging Steel Powder

Satyajeet Sharma PhD, Manager, Materials R&D, Additive Manufacturing, Oerlikon
Kumar Kandasamy PhD, Additive Manufacturing R&D Manager, Oerlikon

The Selective Laser Melting process uses al[...]
Material Properties I, II, III
10:45 am - 10:55 am Intermediate

3D Printing Soft Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) Elastomer Toward Custom Fit Wearable Devices

Sara Abdollahi, PhD Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University / Department of Biomedical Engineering
Adam Feinberg PhD, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Three dimensionally (3D) printed[...]
MMI:  Biomaterials Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:45 am - 11:10 am Expert

Proactive Monitoring of Additive Builds Using Artificial Intelligence Based Optical Recognition

Gerry Libertelli, CEO, Solid Innovations LLC
Joseph M. Sinclair, Chief Technical Officer, Solid Innovations LLC

This presentation will discuss the challenges and complexities of object recognition[...]
Process Monitoring, Control and Qualification
10:55 am - 11:05 am Intermediate

3D Bioprinting Collagen Scaffolds for Engineering Human Cardiac Tissue

Andrew Lee, Graduate Student, Carnegie Mellon University
Adam Feinberg PhD, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

3D printing is an emerging approach in biofabrication because it is capa[...]
MMI:  Biomaterials Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:00 am - 11:10 am Novice

Will It Break? Putting an Additive Manufactured Optimized Design to the Test

Adam Rivard, Additive Manufacturing Specialist, LAI International

Additive Manufacturing offers the unique opportunity for optimized designs to move from theory to reality. The two challenges holdi[...]
Applications Power Up
11:05 am - 11:15 am Intermediate

3D Printing Collagen Type I Using Freeform Reversible Embedding of Suspended Hydrogels (FRESH)

Thomas J. Hinton, Doctoral Student, Carnegie Mellon University
Adam Feinberg PhD, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Collagen type I (COL1) is the most abundant extracellular matrix ([...]
MMI:  Biomaterials Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:15 am - 11:40 am Expert

Control of Solidification Microstructure Across Additive Alloy Systems

Sneha Prabha Narra, Doctoral Student, Carnegie Mellon University

In this presentation, solidification microstructure control across alloy systems and Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes is demons[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
11:15 am - 11:25 am Intermediate

Integrated Additive Manufacturing with MetlAFB1: Pushing 3D Printing into Industry for Full Functional Parts

Ilko Bosman, Manager Finance & IT, Additive Industries

This presentation will introduce the brand new industrial additive manufacturing system MetalFAB1. This comprehensive system embodies the [...]
Applications Power Up
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

Industry-inspired Additive Manufacturing Materials Research at Carnegie Mellon

Anthony Rollett PhD, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering and Associate Director, NextManufacturing Center, Carnegie Mellon University

The Carnegie Mellon NextManufacturing Center is focuse[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
11:15 am - 11:40 am Novice

Effective Ways to Manage the Combustible Dust Hazards Associated with Additive Manufacturing

Jason P. Reason CIH, CSP, CHMM, Senior Vice President / Consultant, Lewellyn Technology LLC

Because of their complexity, combustible dust hazards are frequently overlooked in many facilities and in[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
11:15 am - 11:40 am Novice

US Navy Additive Manufacturing Applications at the Naval Surface Warfare Center-Philadelphia Division

Philip Greiner, Mechanical Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center - Philadelphia Division
Scott A. Storms, Mechanical Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center - Philadelphia Division

The Naval Surf[...]
DoD AM Research & Applications I, II
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

The Influence of Powder Aging Characteristics on 316L Steel Processed by Selective Laser Melting

Keith Murray, European Sales and Marketing Manager, Powders, Sandvik Osprey
Mary Kate Johnston, Business Development Manager, Americas, Powders Group, Sandvik Osprey

In the last 5 years there has [...]
Material Properties I, II, III
11:15 am - 11:25 am Expert

Control of Gelatin Particle Size and Uniformity to Improve Fidelity Using FRESH 3D Bioprinting

Andrew Hudson, Research Staff, Carnegie Mellon University
Adam Feinberg PhD, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

3D printing of soft materials with an elastic modulus < 1 MPa, such [...]
MMI:  Biomaterials Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

In-Process Monitoring and Control of Selective Laser Melting Using a Low-Cost Sensor Fusion Approach

John R. Middendorf, Research Scientist, Universal Technology Corp
Glen P. Perram PhD, PE, Professor of Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology

This presentation will investigated a number of wo[...]
Process Monitoring, Control and Qualification
11:25 am - 11:45 am Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing of Biodegradable Photopolymers and Ceramics

Johannes Benedikt PhD, CTO, Lithoz GmbH

This contribution will mainly focus on a dedicated AM process for shaping of ceramics. Lithography-based ceramic manufacturing (LCM) is a slurry-based proces[...]
MMI:  Biomaterials Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:30 am - 11:40 am Novice

Additive Manufacturing for Pattern Based Secondary Processes

Carl Dekker, President, MET-L-FLO

Additive Manufacturing can produce any shape or complexity with great ease but material properties and costs can be limiting factors. When combining AM and convent[...]
Applications Power Up
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Expert

Melt Pool Geometry and Thermal Emission Monitoring in Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Brian A. Fisher, PhD Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University
Jack Beuth PhD, Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Director, NextManufacturing Center, Carnegie Mellon University

Powder Bed Laser Mel[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
11:45 am - 11:55 am Novice

3D Printing for Large Aerospace Tooling

Rick Neff, BAAM Sales Manager, Cincinnati Incorporated

3D Printing has migrated from small prototype parts to production. While some additive manufacturing techniques are well suited to small parts[...]
Applications Power Up
11:45 am - 11:55 am Intermediate

Accelerating Industry Adoption of Additive Manufacturing: Perspectives from an Additive Manufacturing Demonstration Facility

Timothy W. Simpson PhD, Professor, Penn State College of Engineering

Penn State’s Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D) is the Manufacturing Demon[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Novice

Metal AM Process & Facility Safety. Are You Prepared?

Paul Bates, Manager, Additive Manufacturing Competency Center (AMCC), UL
Norman Lowe, Global Program Manager, Equipment Compliance & AM Facility Safety Services, UL

The introduction of metal A[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing of a Wind Tunnel Force Balance

Devin Burns PhD, Force Balance Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

The presentation will highlight the significance of a wind tunnel force balance in ground-based experimental aeronautics resear[...]
DoD AM Research & Applications I, II
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Expert

Effect of Compositional Variations in MetcoAdd HX-A Powder on Crack Susceptibility, Microstructure, and Mechanical Properties

Kumar Kandasamy PhD, Additive Manufacturing R&D Manager, Oerlikon
Shawn Kelly PhD, Head, AMCC, Oerlikon

Hastelloy X is a nickel based solution strengthened superalloy known for oxidation resis[...]
Material Properties I, II, III
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing of Polymeric Biosensors and Drug Delivery Devices

Roger Narayan, Professor, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Over the past decade, we have examined use of several additive manufacturing technologies such as digital micromirror d[...]
MMI:  Biomaterials Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing Rocket Engine Qualification and Testing

Jeff D. Haynes, Program Manager, Aerojet Rocketdyne

Additive Manufacturing has been infused into the Aerospace community as a new technology that can radically improve affordability, lead time and [...]
Process Monitoring, Control and Qualification
12:00 pm - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Geometrically Controlled Sound Dampening Using 3D Binder Jetting

Brandon Cary, Industrial Sales and Marketing Specialist, The ExOne Company
Tom Pasterik, Manager of Business and Process Development, The ExOne Company

The complexity of certain parts is restricte[...]
Applications Power Up
12:00 pm - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing Research and Capabilities at the University of Pittsburgh

Markus Chmielus, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh has been engaging in a wide variety of research activitie[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Expert

Multimaterial Additive Manufacture of RF Structures and Connectors

Zachary Larimore, Research Assistant, University of Delaware

In this presentation we demonstrate the ability to print RF radiating structures and feed networks with multi-layer structures which hav[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Empowering Metal Additive Manufacturing Through ANSYS Tools

David Conover, Chief Technologist, Mechanical Products, ANSYS

While Additive Manufacturing (AM) offers improved and more cost-effective designs for many industrial products and components, it requi[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Expert

Influence of Processing Parameters on the Development of Microstructure and Texture in EBM Ti-6Al-4V

Kevin J. Chaput PhD, Research Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory

This presentation investigates the effect of build geometry on the microstructure in electron beam melted (EBM) Ti-6Al-4V. Thro[...]
DoD AM Research & Applications I, II
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Expert

Magnetic Particle Alignment for 3D Printed Composites

Madhuparna Roy, Graduate Student, Florida State University

As the popularity of 3D printing to create objects for practical use increases, it is becoming increasingly important that the printed obj[...]
Materials I, II, III
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Quality Strategy Approach for Additive Manufacturing

Gilbert A. Cortes CQE, CQA, MBB, Quality Engineering Director, Johnson & Johnson

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is an innovative technology that has the capability to transform the Medical Device [...]
MMI: Quality, Regulatory & Implants Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
02:15 pm - 02:25 pm Intermediate

3D Printing: Breaking Barriers and Expanding Full Speed into Manufacturing

Roger Kelesoglu, Director of Sales Enablement, Stratasys

As manufacturers begin to align for Industry 4.0, many struggle with removing legacy barriers associated with part performance and productio[...]
New Processes Power Up
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Agile Quality Control Process for FDM Parts

Tim Yewchuk, Founder and CEO, 3D Print Western

FDM printers use a complex interplay of CAD-CAM-CNC to 3D print a part. Although the FDM technology is capable of outstanding design freedom and compl[...]
Quality & Inspection
02:15 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

3DP Education and Workforce Outreach: Delivering Impact

Leanne Gluck, Deputy Director, Workforce and Education, America Makes

Developing a strong workforce, both now and in the future, depends on a clear strategy - first understanding the impact of 3D p[...]
Workforce Development
02:30 pm - 02:40 pm Intermediate

Development of New Metal Additive Manufacturing Concepts for Large Parts Manufacturing

Filipe R. Coutinho, Product Development Engineer, ADIRA Metal-Forming Solutions S.A.
Tiago Faro, CTO, ADIRA Metal Forming Solutions S.A.

Additive Manufacturing is a new trend in processing technol[...]
New Processes Power Up
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Expert

A Curvature-Based Direct Slicing Algorithm for Precision Additive Manufacturing Using Milne-Simpson Multistep Method

Ahmad Barari PhD, PE, Assistant Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Hossein Gohari, PhD Student, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

Modeling, analysis and co[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Intermediate

GE CATA & SW PA – Mutually Assured Economic Success

Kirk Rogers PhD, Technology Leader, GE Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA)

Southwestern PA is a hub for Additive Manufacturing and associated services. The opening of GE CATA here acc[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Intermediate

Feature Based Fatigue Characterization for Powder Bed Fusion and Small Scale Propulsion Components

Onome E. Scott-Emuakpor PhD, Senior Aerospace Engineer, US Air Force Research Laboratory

Small scale turbine engine performance is currently limited by available manufacturing capabilities. Though [...]
DoD AM Research & Applications I, II
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Intermediate

Creating Highly Dense Copper Components via Binder Jetting

Yun Bai, PhD Student, Virginia Tech
Christopher Williams PhD, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

The ability to fabricate geometrically complex copper components via Additive Manufacturing (AM) h[...]
Materials I, II, III
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Expert

A Study on Removal of Additive Manufacturing Residue from Complex Parts

Matthew DiPrima & James Coburn, US Food & Drug Administration

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has enabled medical device manufacturers to produce highly intricate and patient-matched devices mo[...]
MMI: Quality, Regulatory & Implants Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
02:45 pm - 02:55 pm Intermediate

What the Next Generation of Hybrid CNCs Brings to Additive

Jason Jones PhD, Co-founder & CEO, Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies

Since its commercial debut in 2013, the advent of hybrid machine tools with integrated directed energy deposition (Additive [...]
New Processes Power Up
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Intermediate

Surface Metrology of Additive Manufacturing Components: Understanding the Complex Texture of Powder Bed-Based Surfaces

Agustin Diaz PhD, Senior Research Chemist, REM Surface Engineering

This presentation will discuss the surface anatomy of components produced by Additive Manufactured (AM) powder bed techniques. It [...]
Quality & Inspection
02:45 pm - 03:10 pm Novice

Is Your Workforce Ready for Additive Manufacturing?

Joseph W. Lampinen CMfgE, Senior Director, Engineering Services, KellyOCG

Availability of a workforce properly trained in Additive Manufacturing (AM) concepts and practices is essential for manufac[...]
Workforce Development
03:00 pm - 03:10 pm Novice

NanoParticle Jetting Technology – Redefining Metal Additive Manufacturing

Dror Danai, CBO, Xjet Ltd

This presentation will introduce 3D Metal Jetting and its associated NanoParticle Jetting™ technology; a new and revolutionary approach to Metal Additive Manufacturing. [...]
New Processes Power Up
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Expert

A Computationally Efficient Finite Element (FE) Framework to Predict Residual Stress Evolution in Parts During SLM

Ajit Achuthan, Associate Professor, Clarkson University

This presentation will discuss the development of a new multi-scale Finite Element (FE) framework to determine the residual stress evolution [...]
Academic Research I, II, III
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Aerospace is Making a Future with Additive Manufacturing

John Barnes, Vice President, Advanced Manufacturing & Strategy, Arconic

The aerospace market is one of the leading industries embracing Additive Manufacturing for real production parts. In this[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Enabling Expeditionary Battlefield Manufacturing Using Recycled, Reclaimed, and/or Indigenous Materials

Marc S. Pepi, Materials Engineer, US Army Research Laboratory

Additive Manufacturing provides many advantages to industry in terms of cost savings, the ability to manufacture complex and unique des[...]
DoD AM Research & Applications I, II
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Creation of an Affordable Aerospace Grade Aluminum Alloy via Computational Alloy Design Methods

Alex McCloskey, Research and Development Engineer, Northrop Grumman
Eric Barnes, Technical Fellow, Northrop Grumman

The current state-of-the-art for Additive Manufacturing (AM) aluminum alloys and[...]
Materials I, II, III
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Novice

Addressing Challenges in Custom Orthopedic Implants Using Additive Manufacturing

Maryam Jahanzad, Graduate Researcher, Pennsylvania State University
Guha Manogharan PhD, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University

Applications of Additive Manufacturing (AM) in biomedica[...]
MMI: Quality, Regulatory & Implants Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
03:15 pm - 03:25 pm Intermediate

MagnetoJet Liquid Metal 3D Printing: Cutting the Costs Using a Drop-on-Demand Approach

Scott Vader, Co-Founder and President, Vader Systems

Liquid Metal 3D printing is an important new Additive Manufacturing (AM) process because it's dramatically faster and cheaper than powder bed fu[...]
New Processes Power Up
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Visual Identification, Error Detection, and Compensation for Additive Manufacturing Material Deposition Systems

Gijs van Houtum, Graduate student, Eindhoven University of Technology

This presentation will detail a vision system, consisting of a camera and a line laser, that is able to detect the deposition i[...]
Quality & Inspection
03:15 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Training the Workforce for Future Fabrication

Sarah Boisvert, Founder, Fab Lab Hub
Mike Adelstein CPA, President and CEO, Potomac Photonics Inc

The tools of digital fabrication are central to fab labs and makerspaces, giving participants han[...]
Workforce Development
03:30 pm - 03:40 pm Intermediate

Tailoring FFF Parts for Increased Strength Using Real 3D Printing

Natalie M. Rudolph Dr.-Ing., Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) has become one of the fastest growing Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies. Be[...]
New Processes Power Up
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Powder Characterization and Development for Additive Manufacturing

Brian Morrison, Business Manager / Additive Team Leader, ATI Powder Metals

Industrial interest in Additive Manufacturing has exploded with the promise of dramatic decrease in lead time and final pa[...]
Building Regional Leadership in AM I, II
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing and Its Effect on Hybrid Rocket Motor Performance

Michael G. Morales, Student, United States Naval Academy

The evolution of Additive Manufacturing over the past 30 years has given engineers the ability to manufacture parts from designs that could [...]
DoD AM Research & Applications I, II
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Expert

Gas Atomized Powder Synthesis Improvements for Additive Manufacturing

Iver E. Anderson PhD, Senior Metallurgist, Ames Lab (USDOE)
Emma M. White PhD, Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory of USDOE

By significantly increasing quality and yield of metallic alloy powder[...]
Materials I, II, III
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Anisotropic Behaviors of 3D Printed Dental Jaw Bone Implants

Xiong Yu PhD, PE, Professor, Case Western Reserve University
Russel Wang, Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University

This paper describes the design and performance assessment of 3D-prin[...]
MMI: Quality, Regulatory & Implants Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
03:45 pm - 03:55 pm Intermediate

Three-Dimensional Metal Printing by Thixotropic Metal-based Paste Deposition

Michael R. Sullivan, Graduate Student, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is innovatively conducted by thixotropic metal-based paste deposition.[...]
New Processes Power Up
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Novice

Update on Quality Assurance for Additive Manufacturing

Jeremy Straub, Researcher, University of North Dakota

Quality assurance is a key area of need in Additive Manufacturing. Numerous examples of quality issues (or prospective quality issues) exist. I[...]
Quality & Inspection
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Novice

Bridging Educational Excellence with Advanced Manufacturing: How to Cultivate Win-Win Partnerships in Your Community

Owen Schoeniger, Communications Officer, MakerGear LLC

Partnerships between educators and professionals in engineering and manufacturing not only have the potential to inspire the next generation t[...]
Workforce Development
03:45 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Constructing the DMLS Processing Window from Computational Modeling

Patcharapit Promoppatum, PhD Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University
Shi-Chune Yao, PhD – Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

A processing window is a convenient tool in selecting the printing [...]
Academic Research I, II, III
04:00 pm - 04:10 pm Intermediate

Electromagnetic Nozzle Technologies for Material Extrusion Additive Manufacturing

Charles B. Sweeney, Additive Manufacturing Engineer, Essentium Materials

Electromagnetic extrusion technology provides a solution for producing components that rival the performance of injection-mo[...]
New Processes Power Up
Thursday May 11, 2017
08:00 am - 09:45 am

PANEL: So Where Do We Go from Here?

A panel of industry experts discuss the global impact of announcements, product launches and technology advancements during RAPID + TCT 2017. The panelists share some of the key takeaways from this y[...]
Keynotes
08:00 am - 09:45 am

KEYNOTE: The Future of Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing

Few anticipated how far the additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry would advance in the past 12-18 months. As patents continue to expire and new machine and material producers enter the busin[...]
Keynotes
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

Filled Thermoconductive Plastics for Fused Filament Fabrication

Tom Mulholland, PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Although thermoplastics have traditionally been ignored as heat transfer materials, filled thermally conductive plastics fabricated [...]
Academic Research I, II, III
10:15 am - 10:25 am Novice

Advanced Economies Collaborative Initiatives in Advanced Manufacturing

Bart Pascoli, Project Coordinator, Italian Trade Agency

The discussion will address innovations in the marketplace for advanced manufacturing practices, along with current examples of cross border [...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
10:15 am - 10:25 am Intermediate

Realizing the Promise of Next Generation Manufacturing with Additive Manufacturing

Ryan DeHoff PhD, Group Leader, Deposition Science & Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Bruce Bradshaw, Chief Marketing Officer, Arcam AB

ORNL is collaborating with equipment manufacture[...]
Innovative Applications Power Up
10:15 am - 10:40 am Expert

Microstructure Improvement of SS17-4PH Fabricated by Laser Powder Bed Fusion by Modified Heat Treatment

Sunil B. Badwe PhD, Chief Metallurgist, North American Hoganas
Somayeh Pasebani PhD, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University

17-4PH is a popular alloy, due to its high strength and corrosion [...]
Material Properties I, II, III
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

How Advances in Powder Metallurgy are Driving the Price of Metal 3D Printing Way Down

A. John Hart PhD, Co-Founder, Desktop Metal

This presentation will discuss a major advance in materials science for metal 3D printing that drops the cost of materials by an order of magnitude, whil[...]
Materials I, II, III
10:15 am - 10:40 am Expert

Additive Manufacture of Stiffness Matched Skeletal Fixation Devices

David Dean PhD, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

Additive manufacturing (3D Printing) has been used to produce metallic medical devices, including custom skeletal fixation devices. Th[...]
MMI:  Metals Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:15 am - 10:40 am Intermediate

When Risks Cannot Be Seen: Regulating Uncertainty in Emerging Technologies

Jaime Bonnin Roca, PhD Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University
Parth Vaishnav PhD, Research Engineer, Carnegie Mellon University

Commercializing an emerging technology that employs an immature produ[...]
Part / Product Certification
10:30 am - 10:40 am Novice

800,000 Additive Manufactured Parts Analyzed: An Overview of the Usage & Performance of Additive Manufacturing Machines and Materials

Dan Grigoras, Director of Business Development, 3D Hubs

As the largest online matchmaker of Additive Manufacturing (AM) service providers and customers, 3D Hubs has unique data on how additive manu[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
10:30 am - 10:40 am Novice

Metal Additive Using Directed Energy Deposition and Hybrid Manufacturing

Jeffrey Crandall, Research & Applications Additive Manufacturing Senior Engineer, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc (CCAT)

The presentation will provide an overview of Directed Ene[...]
Innovative Applications Power Up
10:45 am - 11:10 am Expert

Capacitance-based Nondestructive Evaluation of Three-dimensionally Printed Polymer

Naga B. Gundrati, Graduate Student, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Deborah D.L Chung PhD, Professor, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Three-dimensio[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
10:45 am - 10:55 am Novice

How 3DP Can Create More Business and Create More Jobs

Steven R. Murray, Consultant and Manufacture Representative, Hoosier Pattern Inc

In this presentation, we will explain typical growing pains experienced by adding Additive Manufacturing into the ma[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
10:45 am - 10:55 am Novice

3D Printing Kit for Technical Schools

Cristian Sandre, Industrial Designer, INTI (National Institute of Industrial Technology) of Argentina

In this presentation, we will provide an analysis of various existing cases concerning educatio[...]
Innovative Applications Power Up
10:45 am - 11:10 am Expert

How Helium Improves Additive Manufacturing of Ti-6Al-4V and IN718 Parts

Grzegorz Moroz, Program Manager, Metals & Glass, Linde LLC

This presentation will present facts from two studies investigating the influence of shielding gases like Helium and Helium/Argon mixtures[...]
Material Properties I, II, III
10:45 am - 11:10 am Intermediate

Design Considerations and Capabilities for Implants Manufactured with Integrated Porous Structures

Oscar Hedin, Senior Applications Engineer, Team Leader Medical, Arcam AB

EBM technology is already in full use for the production of CE-certified, FDA-cleared, and CFDA-approved orthopedic implants[...]
MMI:  Metals Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:45 am - 11:10 am Expert

Design to Certification – Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace Applications

Shaun Kroeger, Director-Partner Sales, Americas, solidThinking Inc

Additive Manufacturing (AM) provides significant design freedom which can lead to reduced weight and higher performing parts. The [...]
Part / Product Certification
11:00 am - 11:10 am Novice

Developing a Strategy for Additive Manufacturing

Phill Dickens, Managing Director, Added Scientific Limited

This presentation will discuss how the UK has developed a national strategy for Additive Manufacturing and how lessons from this can be ap[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
11:00 am - 11:10 am Intermediate

Innovative Uses of Geometric Search to Advance Additive Manufacturing

Anusha Iyer, Computer Vision Engineer, Authentise Inc
Andre Wegner, CEO, Authentise Inc

Assessing CAD data effectively and accurately is the first step to efficient and successful build processes.[...]
Innovative Applications Power Up
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

Raster Printing for Fiber Encapsulation and Sensor Manufacturing

Jolie B. Frketic, Graduate Student, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

The progression of polymer composite manufacturing has transferred from manual hand processing to high throughput automated techn[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
11:15 am - 11:25 am Intermediate

Creative Disruption: How Additive Manufacturing Can Impact Traditional Supply Chain. Lessons Learned for the Media and Entertainment Industries

Stephan Thomas, Co-Founder, Identify3D

There are lessons the Manufacturing world can learn from the music, film or publishing industries which had to react to the digitization of their assets about[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
11:15 am - 11:25 am Intermediate

Next Generation Heat Exchangers Realized Through Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing

Mark Norfolk PE, President & CEO, Fabrisonic

Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM) is a 3D metal printing technology which does not utilizes melting for part formation. Instead, ultrasonic sc[...]
Innovative Applications Power Up
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing of Ceramics and Composites: Microstructure, Properties, and Applications Examples

Prashant Karandikar PhD, Director of R&D, M Cubed Technologies Inc

Additive Manufacturing offers significant advantages (over conventional processing) including enabling design freedom, complex[...]
Material Properties I, II, III
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

Crack Remediation in Difficult to Weld NiCr-alloys When Processed by Additive Manufacturing Using the Laser Powder Bed Process

William J. Jarosinski, Associate Director, Materials, Praxair Surface Technologies Inc

Currently only a small fraction of the existing NiCr Superalloys are utilized in the laser powder bed process [...]
Materials I, II, III
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

Different Metal Additive Manufacturing Laser Methods Compared to EBM for Serialized Production of Orthopedic Implants

Emanuele Magalini, R&D Manager, Eurocoating s.p.a.

The main advantage of AM is design freedom, because it can manufacture complex surface components in a cost-time competitive manner. Indeed on[...]
MMI:  Metals Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

Evaluation of Standard Metal Additive Manufacturing Test Articles

Trevor Hicks, Advisor Engineer, Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Jessica Coughlin, Principal Engineer, Naval Nuclear Laboratory

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is working on the design and development [...]
Part / Product Certification
11:30 am - 11:40 am Novice

Secrets to Money Making in Metal Additive Manufacturing

Bob Henderson, Director of Additive Manufacturing Operations, Linear AMS

The roadmap to success usually starts with selecting the additive printer you are going to purchase. But this is only the be[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
11:30 am - 11:40 am Expert

Optimization of Additively-manufactured Metal Meshes Embedded in Phase Change Materials for Thermal/Energy Applications

Lien Chin Wei, PhD Student, Carnegie Mellon University

Additive manufacturing (AM) is ideal to fabricate complex metal architectures. These metal frameworks can hold phase change materials (PCMs) i[...]
Innovative Applications Power Up
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Expert

In-Situ Thermoplastic Impregnation of a Dry Composite Fiber Tow for Additive Manufacturing (Expert)

Daniel F. Walczyk PhD, PE, Professor and Center Director, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Daniel A. Kaczmarek, Graduate Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The goal of this research is to d[...]
Academic Research I, II, III
11:45 am - 11:55 am Intermediate

Metal Additive Manufacturing: Cost Competitive Beyond Low Volumes

Ria Laureijs, Student, Carnegie Mellon University

Additive manufacturing (AM) is increasingly of interest for commercial and military aerospace applications due to its potential to create novel geo[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
11:45 am - 11:55 am Novice

Additive Manufacturing Techniques with Professional Championship Sports Rings

Anthony J. Maietta, Design Director, Herff Jones

This presentation will cover the evolution of Professional Championship Sports Rings (PCSR) design and manufacturing and how Additive Manufacturing [...]
Innovative Applications Power Up
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Additive Manufacturing of Enhanced Alnico Magnets

Emma M. White PhD, Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory of USDOE

Alternatives to rare earth magnets, such as alnico, will eliminate supply instability and decrease costs of permanent magnets for ap[...]
Material Properties I, II, III
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Expert

Optimizing Metal Powder Chemistries for Use in Additive Manufacturing

Nathan Kistler, Application Engineer, LPW Technology Inc

As metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) moves from research and development to production scales, the requirement for stable and predictable ma[...]
Materials I, II, III
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Effect of Powder Morphology on Mechanical Properties of Cobalt-Chrome Alloy for the Dental Industry by Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Ivy Li, R&D Engineer, Material Technology Innovations Co Ltd

Laser powder bed fusion parts using cobalt-chrome metal alloys are of great interest for the dental industry. Since metal powder all[...]
MMI:  Metals Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Qualifications Challenges in Printed Structures with Embedded Electronics

Nathan B. Crane PhD, Associate Professor, University of South Florida

The geometric freedom of Additive Manufacturing (AM) has opened many opportunities and new business areas. However, the possibi[...]
Part / Product Certification
12:00 pm - 12:10 pm Novice

The 5Ps of Additive Manufacturing at Lockheed Martin

Robert G. Ghobrial, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Lead, Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that is principally engaged in the research, design, developme[...]
Business & Economic Considerations I, II, Power Up
12:00 pm - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Topologically Optimized & 3D Printed Component on Its Way to Space!

Ivan Madera, Chief Executive Officer, Morf3D Inc

RAUG Space, Morf3D and Altair team to demonstrate Additive Manufacturing as an enabling technology for smaller, lighter, cheaper, and faster access [...]
Innovative Applications Power Up