May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11
Director of R&D
M Cubed Technologies Inc
Dr. Karandikar is the Director of R&D at M Cubed Technologies, Inc. (a division of II-VI). He has been conducting materials development, product development, manufacturing scale-up, and manufacturing yield enhancement, over the last 25 years. His industrial R&D work has spanned over metals, ceramics, polymer matrix composites (PMCs), metal matrix composites (MMCs), ceramic matrix composites (CMCs), materials processing, thin films, joining, characterization, analytical modeling, R&D management, and intellectual property (IP) management. He has conducted product development for markets such as semiconductor, LCD, armor, wear, thermal management, aerospace, automotive, and nuclear. Over the last 4 years, he has been developing additive manufacturing processes for ceramic composite components. Dr. Karandikar has MS and PhD both from the University of Delaware, and B. Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai (Bombay), India. He has more than 40 technical publications and holds 5 US patents.