Zayna Connor, ZMC Consulting, Inc., is an independent consultant. She is active in the AFS committee activities, AFS consortium research projects, ASTM Additive Manufacturing committee and American Society of Materials, Past Chair of the Technical Books Committee. Zayna received her BS in Metallurgical Engineering from Missouri S&T and her PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from Northwestern University. Her dissertation on the quantitative analysis of fatigue cracks in riveted joints using scanning acoustic microscopy was under the direction of Prof. Morris Fine. She is a National Science Foundation Fellow and an Amelia Earhart fellow. Zayna has spent more than 30 years working in materials, castings, forgings extrusions and rolled products. She has helped develop casting suppliers in China, Poland, Turkey, Italy, US, Mexico, England, and Canada. She was the R&D manager for non-heat treat alloys at Alcan Rolled Products. She has helped on the supplier side to solve customer problems and on the customer side to help solve supplier problems.
Zayna Connor, PhD
ZMC Consulting Inc.