May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11
GE Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA)
Kirk is Technology Leader, Additive Manufacturing at the GE Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA), in Pittsburgh, PA. He has used additive technology to solve manufacturing problems since 2010. Prior to CATA, Kirk spent a short time outside of GE, proceeded by 15+ years at GE Healthcare, Refractory Process Innovations. Dr. Rogers has 25 years of experience in materials processing, primarily powder metallurgy. He has also done research on novel joining methods, novel molybdenum and tungsten alloys, recycling and sustainable manufacturing. Kirk obtained his B.S. Materials Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and masters and Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering from Purdue University. He completed postdoctoral work at Ohio State University, and is a certified Six Sigma Blackbelt.