Andre DeLeon is the Lab Operations Manager at ASTRO Mechanical Testing Laboratory. He currently develops full test plans for qualification and certification of AM machines, designing and carrying out mechanical testing to support structural analysis of flight hardware. He also develops manufacturing procedures and processes to ensure compliance with industry standards and requirements.
Per graduating as a mechanical engineer from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, his career has evolved in additive manufacturing environments for R&D and production flight hardware. Andre's primary experience is in the integration of product and quality management systems, process quality assurance, inspection planning and process validation and verification.