April 23-26, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX | Exhibits April 24-26
Additive Manufacturing R&D Manager
Dr. Kumar Kandasamy is a metallurgist and a welding engineer, who currently pursuing career in additive manufacturing. Dr. Kandasamy’s current position in Oerlikon is Additive Manufacturing R&D Manager. His current focus is to develop innovative materails 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 5 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 and 3 patents.