May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11
Additive Manufacturing R&D Manager
Dr. Kumar Kandasamy is a metallurgist and a welding engineer, who currently pursuing career in additive manufacturing research and development. Dr. Kandasamy’s current position in Oerlikon is Additive Manufacturing R&D Manager. His current focus is to develop innovative methods and processes to advance additive manufacturing. His previous positions include Director of Technology, Lead Engineer and principal Investigator, and Post-doctoral Fellow. Dr. Kandasamy has a bachelor Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Government College of Engineering, a master degree in Welding Engineering from National Institute of Technology-Trichy and PhD in friction stir welding from Indian Institute of Science. He has 13 years of experience in technology development and out which 4 years are dedicated to additive manufacturing. He has own several government contracts and partnered with OEMs for technology development. He has more than 20 research papers, 1 patent and 2 patent applications.