FIAT Chrysler Automobiles
Thomas has been with FCA, LLC for more than 30 years, with 24 years as supervisor – vehicle engineering development, rapid prototyping development, wood, plastic, CNC, and carbon fiber shops. He has over 30 years of experience in automotive design and engineering and more than 24 years of experience in rapid prototyping. Along with publishing numerous articles in the field of rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, and photoelastic stress analysis using stereolithography, he has been a presenter/speaker at several technical conferences. Thomas’s affiliation with SME includes 25 years on the advisory committee for RAPID; co-chair of the Bright Minds Mentor Program; board of advisors, Additive Manufacturing Community; and, AUTOFACT advisory committee. He is currently holds the master level certificate for rapid prototyping. He also serves as an executive board member for the Additive Manufacturing Users Group for over 25 years. In 2007, Thomas was voted by his industry peers as one of the Top 25 Most Influential People in Rapid Product Development and Rapid Manufacturing by TCT Magazine (UK).