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Kirk Rogers, PhD

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Kirk Rogers, PhD

Kirk Rogers, PhD

Principal ADDvisor & Technical Excellence Leader
The Barnes Global Advisors
For the last 15+ years, Dr. Kirk Rogers has used additive technologies to solve manufacturing, repair, and supply chain problems. Most of Kirk’s career has been in the medical device manufacturing, where he built manufacturing lines for and qualified numerous products. Kirk has 25 years of experience in materials processing and business strategy, including metal powder production, novel joining methods, metal additive manufacturing, novel refractory alloys, sustainable manufacturing, carbon composite materials, powder metallurgy, technology portfolio management, identification, and application of new process methodologies. Additionally, he is experienced in the development of patent and technology strategy. A technical innovator, Kirk has obtained 3 U.S. patents and has filed more than 20 trade secrets and patent applications. Kirk obtained his B.S. Materials Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Purdue University. He completed postdoctoral work at The Ohio State University and is a certified Six Sigma Blackbelt.


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