Jiten Shah, founder and president of PDA LLC, brings over 35 years of experience with metal casting design and manufacturing in various alloys and processes including rapid prototyping, additive manufacturing of metal castings, digital manufacturing, advance physics based simulation, light-weighting and design optimization, design for AM, AI and data analytics, contract research and contract manufacturing of low-volume complex castings, reverse engineering using 3D scanning, redesign and new product development. He is a member of America Makes, LIFT (Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow) and MxD (Manufacturing times Digital) — various manufacturing innovation institutes — and has worked on various research projects for each MMIs. Shah has worked extensively with military, automotive, construction, mining, power generation, agriculture OEMs, casting manufacturers and suppliers and tool shops in North America over the last 27 years. Shah has master’s degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace, Industrial Engineering and Foundry Technology; has published and presented over 50 technical papers at various professional societies including RAPID-TCT , is the lead author on a pocket book on 3D Printed Precision Sand Casting process published by AFS and holds various patents. Shah has worked and managed various contract research projects funded by DOD, DARPA, DLA, DOE and NASA over the past 25 years on various topics such as agile manufacturing, new casting alloys and processes, AM (3D Printed sand/wax using binder jet process), light-weighting, simulation in micro-gravity environment, online database for cast alloys, data analytics and intelligent manufacturing including UQ.
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