Sheku Kamara is the Dean of Applied Research at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and oversees the activities of the Applied Technology Center (ATC). The ATC uses MSOE faculty, staff and student expertise to solve technological problems confronting business and industry. He has been involved with additive manufacturing since 1996 and was director of the Rapid Prototyping Consortium at MSOE. Kamara holds the RTAM Master Level Certificate on additive manufacturing from SME and was named a DINO (Distinguished INnovator Operator Award) from the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), for his contributions to the technology and industry. Kamara has served as a technical advisor to the RAPID conference since 2004 and is a past chair of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG).