Our aim to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.
To provide a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent solutions adopted in the fields of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.
Abstract Submission Deadline
August 29, 2022
Early Bird Registration
August 15, 2022
November 10-12, 2022
Global Conference on 3D
Printing and Additive Manufacturing is scheduled to be held from November 10-12,
2022 at Valencia, Spain and will provide a meeting
place for researchers in all fields of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
organized by PAGES Conferences, the conference provides wonderful opportunities
to introduce new participants to this field and will highlight innovative tools
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applications. 3DPAM2022 will discuss some of the key areas in this field 3D
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discussions, oral and poster presentations, technical workshops, and social
events that will provide huge networking opportunities for the participants.
The organizing committee will include leaders in the field of 3D Printing and
Additive Manufacturing and will guide the participants on the latest
developments and emerging challenges in these fields.
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Director NCAMEAuburn UniversityUSA
Prof. Dr. Nima Shamsaei is currently the Philpott-WestPoint Stevens Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University, where he is also the founding director of the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME), a NASA and NIST funded research center focused on advancing the additive manufacturing (AM) technology. NCAME is also one of the two U.S.-based founding partners of the ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM CoE) with the aim to guide multi-disciplinary research and foster effective collaborations amongst industry, government, academia, and non-profit organizations for ensuring a coordinated, global effort for rapidly closing standards and workforce development gaps in advanced manufacturing. Prior to joining academia, Dr. Shamsaei spent many years in the industry, including in leadership positions, specializing in fatigue analysis and durability test development. Dr. Shamsaei then took his skillset to Mississippi State University in 2013 and initiated a university-level AM research track. The focus of his research was on the structural integrity of AM metallic materials, which is his continued primary area of interest at Auburn University. His research work has resulted so far in publishing over 220 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings as well as 90+ technical presentations including 50+ invited talks or keynote/plenary speeches in the areas of fatigue, fracture, mechanics of materials, and AM material/part qualification, certification and standardization. Several government agencies and private companies sponsor many of his research projects in order to advance AM technology for faster industrial adoption. He has served as the guest editor for the International Journal of Fatigue 1st, 2nd, and 3rdspecial issues on Additive Manufacturing in 2017, 2019, and 2021, as well as theJournal of Materials Processing Technology’s special issue on AM process qualification in 2021. Dr. Shamsaeialso organizes multiple AM-related symposia and conferences in ASTM, TMS, and ASME.
Carnegie Mellon UniversityUSA
Professor Emeritus Shi-chune Yao received his Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley in 1974. He worked at Argonne National Lab for 3 years before joining Carnegie Mellon University in 1977. He also served as the Pao YuKang Chaired professor at the Zhejiang University in China since 2010 for twice of three-year terms. Prof. Yao has conducted research on multi-phase systems for over 30 years. He performed research on boiling, spraying, and cooling electronics. Recently he has focused on MEMS micro thermal systems and modeling of additive manufacturing of metal products. Dr. Shi-chune Yao is a LIFE FELLOW of the ASME and served as the chairman of the Fire and Combustion Committee and the Long-Range Planning Committee previously. He has organized various national and international conferences. He also served twice as the interim Head of the Mechanical Engineering Dept. at CMU.
Prof. Dr. Shuai Shao is currently an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University (AU). Before joining AU, he was an assistant professor at Louisiana State University (LSU) from 2017 to 2019. He has published over 75 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has given more than 35 invited/regular presentations. His expertise is in computational and experimental materials science as applied to additively manufactured materials. Dr. Shao’s research projects are sponsored by several government agencies and private industry. Dr. Shao has also been serving as referee for prestigious journals in the field, including (but not limited to) Acta Materialia, Additive Manufacturing, International Journal of Fatigue, and Nature Communications. He has been active in organizing symposia in international conferences, such as the MS&T conference, International Conference of Plasticity, and the International Conference on Additive Manufacturing. He has received the “2020 ASTM Additive Manufacturing Young Professional Award”, “2019 LSU Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Teacher Award”, “2019 LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award”, “2018 LSU Summer Research Stipend”, the “2015 TMS Hysitron Presentation Silver Medal Award”, the “2011 Student Fellowship for NSF CMMI Grantee’s Conference” and the “2010 Travel Grant of WSU”. His article “Relaxation, Structure and Properties of Semi-coherent Interfaces” made the cover of the Jan 2016 issue of the JOM journal.
Prof. Dr. Mark Yampolskiy is an Associate Professor at Auburn University, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE). He is also an Affiliated Faculty with Auburn Cyber Research Center (ACRC) and National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME). He was among the pioneers and is one of the leading experts in the field of Additive Manufacturing Security. His research interests include cyber-physical means of attack and defense in AM.
UFPI, Federal University of PiauiBrazil
Thomas J. Webster’s (H index: 108; Google Scholar) degrees are in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh (B.S., 1995; USA) and in biomedical engineering from RPI (Ph.D., 2000; USA). He has served as a professor at Purdue (2000-2005), Brown (2005-2012), and Northeastern (2012-2021; serving as Chemical Engineering Department Chair from 2012 - 2019) Universities and has formed over a dozen companies who have numerous FDA approved medical products currently improving human health. Dr. Webster has numerous awards including: 2020, World Top 2% Scientist by Citations (PLOS); 2020, SCOPUS Highly Cited Research (Top 1% Materials Science and Mixed Fields); 2021, Clarivate Top 0.1% Most Influential Researchers (Pharmacology and Toxicology); and is a fellow of over 8 societies.
International Center for NumericalMethods in EngineeringSpain
Prof. Dr. Michele Chiumenti Education: Civil Engineer and MCs in Structural Analysis (Politécnico di Milano,1994), Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - UPC, 2004), Ph.D. degree as Dr. Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (UPC, 1999)Position: Professor of Continuum Mechanics and Structural Analysis (Dep. of Civil and Environmental Engineering – DECA, UPC, since 2004), Full Research Professor (Industrial Manufacturing group) at the International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering – CIMNE, Research activity: 110 research papers in JCR scientific journals (h-index=31, Scopus 2022) Participation in 100 national and international research conferences Keynote in several international congresses: COBIM (2003), COUPLED (2009, 2021) and NUMIFORM (2013), Sim-AM (2017), AM-Bench (2018), FSWP (2019), CASICAM (2021) Chairman of the COMPLAS Conference series Member of the Spanish Society for Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI). Project leader of several financed European and Spanish research projects Awards and fellowships: Fellowship from the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs of China through the High-end Experts Recruitment Program. Research interests: Finite element technology for highly non-linear analysis including the incompressible limit, strain-localization and tensile cracking. Non-linear constitutive modelling for coupled thermo-mechanical problems including phase-change. Numerical simulation of metal forming processes for the manufacturing industry such as metal casting for foundry processes, EB welding, Additive Manufacturing (AM) by metal deposition and Frictional Stir Welding (FSW).
University of TrentoItaly
Prof. Dr. Matteo Benedetti is an associate professor in Machine Design at the University of Trento, where he has been since 2007. In 2004 he got his PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of Trento. In 2003-2004 he was a visiting researcher at the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg (Germany). His research interests include (a) characterization and modelling of the mechanical behaviour of materials under static and cyclic loadings, (b) manufacturing-related fatigue issues in 3D printed cellular lattice materials, (c)measurement and modelling of residual stress fields and their incorporation into fatigue design, (c) structural integrity of machine elements and structural details. He co-authored more than 90 journal papers and 120 conference articles. He gave some invited seminars and plenary lectures. He served as the chairman of the Technical Division “Residual Stresses” of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (USA). He currently serves as Associate Editor for the journals "Material Design & Processing Communication" and "Additive Manufacturing Letters".
Ecole Polytechnique Federal De LausanneSwitzerland
Prof. Dr. Roland Logé is an associate professor at Ecole Polytechnique Federal De Lausanne (Switzerland), with a primary affiliation to the Materials Institute, and a secondary affiliation to the Electrical and Microengineering Institute. He is the head of the Laboratory of Thermomechanical Metallurgy, and is active in the field of processing of metals and alloys in the solid-state, focusing on the ability to tailor microstructures and the associated material properties. Phenomena of interest include recrystallization, precipitation, grain growth, textures, grain boundary engineering, phase transformations, internal stresses, and cracking phenomena, with applications to bulk metal forming and additive manufacturing, and have led to more than 140 academic papers. Prof. Logé received in 2008, with Yvan Chastel, the ALCAN award from the French Academy of Sciences; in 2019, the Materials Science best teacher award from EPFL; and in 2021, the THERMEC Distinguished Award. He has been a member of the Editorial Board of Metals, of the Scientific Advisory Board of the SEAM laboratory of Excellence (France), of the Swiss Spallation Neutron Source Scientific Committee (PSI, Switzerland), of the THERMEC International Advisory Committee, of the CNRS National Committee, of SF2M and TMS.
The Chalmers University of TechnologySweden
Prof. Dr. Eduard Hryha is a Professor in Powder Metallurgy and Metal Additive Manufacturing at the Department of Industrial and Materials Science, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. He is also director of the Competence Centre for Metal Additive Manufacturing – Metal (CAM2: https://www.chalmers.se/en/centres/cam2) that involves more than 30 national and international research and industrial partners focusing on powder-based metal additive manufacturing (AM). He received his MSc in Applied Physics from Uzhorod National University, Ukraine, in 2003 and Ph.D. in Materials Science from IMR SAS in Slovakia in 2008.
King Fahd UniversityUAE
Prof. Dr. Bekir Sami Yilbas is the University Distinguished Professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. His research area covers harsh environments and energy harvesting, and self-cleaning applications for photovoltaic panels, surface sciences, and engineering, thermal processing, and energy materials. He published over 500 journal papers in Internationally reputable journals and presented over 120 papers in Conferences. His academic research work received over twelve thousand citations. In addition, he was involved with many industrial projects. Because of his contributions to scientific knowledge, Dr. Yilbas received many awards over the years. Some of these include President of India’s Prize for 1988, India, the best researcher awards from KFUPM (1997, 2002, 2007), Silver Jubilee Medal for the outstanding achievements in Materials and Manufacturing 2005 by Silesian University of Technology, Poland, Doctor of Engineering Degree from Birmingham University (2005), UK, Donald Julius Groen Prize for 2007 from by Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Manufacturing Industries Division, UK, Professor W. Johson International Gold Medal for 2008 awarded by the Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies Steering Committee, Ireland. Professor Fryderyk Staub Golden Owl Award by World Academy of Metals, Poland, and Almarai’s Distinguished Scholar Prize, awarded by King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia. He is currently a Distinguished University Professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Bekir Sami Yilbas supervised many students at graduate and undergraduate levels. He is currently advising many coops and senior design project students.
Georgia Institute of TechnologyUSA
Prof. Steven Y. Liang holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1987 and an MS from Michigan State University, USA. Currently Morris M. Bryan, Jr. Professor for Advanced Manufacturing at Georgia Institute of Technology. Served as Georgia Tech’s founding Director of Precision Machining Research Consortium and Director of Manufacturing Education Program, President of Walsin Lihwa Corporation (publicly-traded with $6+ billion revenue), President of North American Manufacturing Research Institution (NAMRI), Chair of Manufacturing Engineering Division of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (MED/ASME). Serving as Technical Editor of Int’l Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing (Springer) and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing (MDPI). Technical interests lie in precision engineering, extreme manufacturing, and technology innovation. Supervised over 80 Post-Doctoral studies, Ph.D. dissertations, and M.S. theses and published over 700 archival scientific articles and 5 books. Has been invited to deliver more than 70 keynote speeches and seminars in over 20 countries. Recognized by Robert B. Douglas Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award of Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Ralph R. Teetor Education Award of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award of ASME, Milton C. Shaw Manufacturing Research Medal of ASME, and others. Fellow of ASME, SME, and Academy of Engineering and Technology (AET).
Vice-Director CDRSPPolytechnic Institute of LeiriaPortugal
Prof. Dr. Geoffrey Mitchell is Professor and Vice-Director of the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development at the Polytechnic of Leiria in Portugal. He is Adjunct Professor at the Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering in Mysore India and Visiting Medical Physicist Oxford Univeristy Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford UK. Geoffrey Mitchell carried out his doctoral work at the University of Cambridge in the UK and subsequently held a post-doctoral fellowship at Cambridge and a JSPS Fellowship at Hokkaido University in Japan. Prior to his current position he was Professor of Polymer Physics at the University of Reading, UK and from2005 the founding Director of the Centre for Advanced Microscopy at Reading. His research work bridges physics, biology, chemistry and technology and he is passionate about the opportunities afforded by Additive Manufacturing. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Physics and the Royal Society of Chemistry as well as the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and a Member of the Institute for Physics and Engineering of Medicine
Rey Juan Carlos University Spain
Prof. Dr. Monica Campo Gomez Professor of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in Rey Juan Carlos University, where he has been since 2001. She is graduated from Chemistry (Complutense University, 2001) and in 2005 she got her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering (Rey Juan Carlos University). She co-authored more than50 research journal papers and more than 65 conference articles (H index of 19). The main lines of research are focused on epoxy matrix composites with carbon nanofillers (carbon nanotubes and graphene) for obtained nanocomposites and multiscalar materials. The last lines of research are the process of epoxy coatings with carbon nanostructures (graphene and nanotubes) with high wear resistance and anti-icing and de-icing properties for application in parts of wind turbines, airplanes, or aircraft composites. And the processing of nanocomposites by additive manufacturing or 3D printing by Direct Write and DLP process.
CEOINDAERO GRUPO EMERGYSpain
Darío González Fernández studied Industrial Technical Engineering at the University of Seville and did business internships in the AIRBUS Tablada Plant Engineering department. In 2004 he was selected for the 50K program of San Telmo Business School and in 2006 he completed the Master of Aeronautical Management at the School of Industrial Organization. In 2002 he cofounded the company INDAERO GRUPO EMERGY dedicated to the manufacture of machined parts and the design of equipment for aircraft. In 2014 he acquired his first additive manufacturing equipment and the company has developed projects with this technology for important companies in the sector such as AIRBUS, ACITURRI, SENER Aerospace, ITP, AERONNOVA. In the space sector, the company delivers more than 800 pieces per year for different satellite constellations and in 2021 the first structure of the NEPTUNE satellite manufactured in ULTEM by 3D printing was launched. INDAERO GRUPO EMERGY has research agreements with different Technological Centers and Universities and carries out Innovation projects related to digital manufacturing and aerospace engineering.
ArcelorMittal Global Research and DevelopmentSpain
Manuel Sánchez-Poncela is Scientist researcher and Project Manager at the Department of Additive Manufacturing at ArcelorMittal Global Research and Development, where he has been since February 2018. Since then, he has been involved in different R&D projects related to Additive Manufacturing, both private and public funded (regional, national, and European calls) and has been granted with some patents in the field. His background is industrial engineer by the Polytechnic Schools of Gijón (ES) and Grenoble INP (FR), with a further specialization in material science by LMU and TUM universities (Munich, GR). Before joining ArcelorMittal, he worked at CEA Cadarache: studying the relaxation cracking with numerical simulation of austenitic steel welding and FRM II as data analyst of residual stresses in welding.
Partner& Associate DirectorThe Boston Consulting GroupGermany
Wilderich Heising is a Partner& Associate Director at the Boston Consulting Group. He is a core member of BCG's Innovation Center for Operations and very active in BCG's Healthcare, Consumer Products and Industrial Goods practices. His focus at BCG is on advanced manufacturing topics such as additive manufacturing/3D printing, digitalization and the Factory of the Future/Industry 4.0 as well as on manufacturing strategy and network optimization.He joined BCG in 2006 after graduating in from Darmstadt University of Technology with a masters degree in industrial/mechanical engineering. He holds a PhD in engineering from Technical University of Berlin.
Dr. Mostafa Yakout is a Postdoctoral Fellow and Instructor in the Additive Manufacturing Group (AMG) at McMaster University. He is also an Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Western University. His research interests include metal additive manufacturing, design for additive manufacturing, insitu monitoring for additive manufacturing, and hybrid manufacturing. After completing his B.Sc. and M.Sc. at Alexandria University, he received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University in 2019. He is a voting member of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing; Committee D20 on Plastics; and Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys. He is also a member of the American Society for Metals (ASM International), Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
University of West BohemiaCzech
Prof. Dr. Ludmila Kucerova completed her Ph.D. in the year 2006 and habilitated in 2011 at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. She is head of the Laboratory of Metallography and head of the research program Material engineering in Regional technological institute of UWB in Pilsen. Her research work deals with the relationship between processing parameters, microstructure, and mechanical properties of metals, with a particular interest in the development and characterization of advanced high-strength steels. She is involved in the material analysis of additively manufactured composites and metals and post-processing heat treatment of additively manufactured metals. She has published more than 45 papers in journals and 45 in proceedings in WOS/Scopus and is the supervisor of seven Ph.D. students
Dublin City UniversityIreland
Prof. Dr. Dermot Brabazon holds a Full Professorship in Materials Science and Engineering in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Dublin City University (DCU). He received his BEng (Mechanical Engineering) and Ph.D. (Materials Science) from University College Dublin. From 1995 to 2000 he worked with Materials Ireland, a state materials science research center. From 2000 he was appointed as a lecturer at Dublin City University, promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2006, Deputy Head of School in 2007, Associate Dean for Research in 2009, Professor in 2014, and Full Professor in 2020. In recognition of his academic achievements and contributions to the development of engineering technologies, he was conferred with the President’s Award for Research in 2009, Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineering in 2015, received Invent Commercialization awards in 2015 and 2017, and the AMPT Gold Medal for Contributions to Materials Processing Research and Education in 2018. Since 2012, he has been Director of the Advanced Processing Technology Research Centre at DCU; was co-founder in 2017 and deputy Director of the I-Form, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre; and established in 2019 and is Director (RoI) of the Advanced Metallic Systems-Centre for Doctoral Training. He has published over 250 internationally peer-reviewed papers and supervised more than 35 postgraduate researchers to project completion. His research is focused on the areas of materials science and engineering, including Additive Manufacturing, Near Net Shape Forming, and Laser Processing. These overlapping activities are focused on the development of advanced materials science and engineering knowledge to enable improved product and production, capability and quality, for the benefit of companies and the broader society.
Prof. Dr. Daolun Chen is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. He received his BSc and MSc from Northeastern University (China), Ph.D. from Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Dr.rer.nat. from the University of Vienna, Austria. Dr. Chen has published over 440 refereed journal (355) and conference (87) papers in the area of advanced materials and key engineering materials, and their deformation, fatigue, fracture, welding, and joining, plus over 210 non-refereed conference papers/research reports. His seminal work on nanocomposites leads to a well-known method that bears his name and is twice identified by the Council of Canadian Academies to be one of the top 1% most highly cited papers in his field worldwide. He is a recipient of Premier’s Research Excellence Award, Canadian Metal Physics Award, G.H. Duggan Medal, MetSoc Award for Research Excellence, MetSoc Distinguished Materials Scientist Award, Sarwan Sahota Distinguished Scholar Award. Dr. Chen is an associate editor or Editorial Board Member of 28 journals, including Journal of Magnesium and Alloys, Journal of Materials Science and Technology, Materials and Design, and Materials Research Letters. He has been invited by science reporters to give interviews and comments on some key scientific breakthroughs published in the journals of Nature and Science. Dr. Chen is an elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE), Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (MEASA), Fellow of Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (FCIM), Fellow of Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (FCSME), Fellow of CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau) Association (FCWBA), Fellow of Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (FIMMM).
Nanyang technological UniversitySingapore
Prof. Dr Wei Min Huang has over 20 years of experience on various shape-memory materials (alloy, polymer, composite and hybrid), he has published over 200 papers in journals, such as Accounts of Chemical Research, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, and Materials Today, and has been invited to review manuscripts from over 290 international journals (including Progress in Polymer Science, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, and Advanced Functional Materials, etc), project proposals from American Chemical Society, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, etc, and book proposals from Springer, Elsevier, and CRC. He has published two books (Thin film shape memory alloys – fundamentals and device applications, Polyurethane shape memory polymers) and is currently on the editorial board of over three dozen of journals.
Technical University of KoszalinPoland
Dariusz Jacek Jakóbczak was born in Koszalin, Poland, on December 30, 1965. He graduated in mathematics (numerical methods and programming) from the University of Gdansk, Poland in 1990. He received the Ph.D. degree in 2007 in computer science from the Polish – Japanese Institute of Information Technology, Warsaw, Poland. From 1991 to 1994 he was a civilian programmer in the High Military School in Koszalin. He was a teacher of mathematics and computer science in the Private Economic School in Koszalin from 1995 to 1999. Since March 1998 he has worked in the Department of Electronics and Computer Science, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland and since October 2007 he has been an Assistant Professor in the Chair of Computer Science and Management in this department. His research interests connect mathematics with computer science and include computer vision, artificial intelligence, shape representation, curve interpolation, contour reconstruction and geometric modeling, numerical methods, probabilistic methods, game theory, operational research and discrete mathematics.
Soshu Kirihara is a doctor of engineering and a professor at Joining and Welding Research Institute (JWRI), Osaka University, Japan. In his main investigation “Materials Tectonics as Sustainable Geoengineering” for environmental modifications and resource circulations, multi-dimensional structures were successfully fabricated to modulate energy and materials flows effectively. Ceramic and metal components were fabricated directly by smart additive manufacturing, design and evaluation (Smart MADE) using high power ultraviolet laser lithography. Original stereolithography systems were developed, and a new start-up company “SK-Fine” was established through academic-industrial collaboration.
Prof. Dr. Akiyoshi Osaka is a Project Professor and Professor Emeritus of Okayama University, Japan, associated with Faculty of Engineering, and also affiliated with the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Henan University of Science and Technology, PR China, as a Distinguished Professor under the 1000 Talents Plan. He earned B.E. from Okayama University, and M.E. and PhD from Kyoto University. His research area extends from glass and glass ceramics in borates, phosphates, silicates, tellurites, borosilicates, or borophosphates, and to the sol-gel preparation of oxides and organic-inorganic hybrids as well as their biomedical applications. He is an author of over 250 publications and over 10 book chapters. Dr. Osaka was awarded for his achievements with Excellent Ceramic Scientist Award from the Ceramic Society of Japan 1994. He has been elected as Fellow of the Ceramic Society of Japan. Dr. Roger Narayan is a Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University. He is an author of over two hundred publications as well as several book chapters on processing of biomedical materials. He currently serves as an editorial board member for several academic journals, including as editor-in-chief of Medical Devices & Sensors (Wiley) and associate editor of Applied Physics Reviews (AIP Publishing). Dr. Narayan has also edited several books, including the textbook Biomedical Materials (Springer), the handbook Materials for Medical Devices (ASM International), and The Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering (Elsevier). He has previously served as director of the TMS Functional Materials Division and the ASM International Emerging Technologies Awareness Committee; he currently serves as chair of the American Ceramic Society Bioceramics Division. As the 2016-7 ASME Swanson Fellow, Dr. Narayan worked with America Makes, the US national additive manufacturing institute, on several activities to disseminate additive manufacturing technology, including the development of an workforce/education/outreach roadmap for additive manufacturing, and the development of a repository containing educational materials related to additive manufacturing. Dr. Narayan has received several honors for his research activities, including the NCSU Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Achievement Award, the University of North Carolina Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine, the National Science Faculty Early Career Development Award, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, and the American Ceramic Society Richard M. Fulrath Award. He has been elected as Fellow of AAAS, ASM International, AIMBE, and American Ceramic Society.
NOVA University LisbonPortugal
Prof. Dr. Isabel Maria Mercês Ferreira is an Associate Professor at CENIMAT/I3N, Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT/UNL), Nova University of Lisbon, Caparica Campus, Portuga. Her academic background: Ph.D. in Hydrogenated amorphous and nanocrystalline Silicon produced by HWPA-CVD Technique, October 2002 at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT-UNL), in the field of Materials Engineering, specialization in Optoelectronics and Microelectronics. Since 2013 is an Associate Professor at the Department of Materials Science (DCM) of "FCT-UNL, being an Assistant professor in the period 2002-2013 at FCT-UNL. Member of the scientific board of DCM (2002-2014). Vice-director of the Materials Research Centre-CENIMAT (2008-2014), responsible for the Electronic Materials and Nanotechnologies group (2006-2013); member of the executive board of the DCM (since 2008) and Coordinator of the Master Course in Micro and Nanotechnologies of FCT-UNL ( 2013-2014).
University Hospital BrusselsBelgium
Dr. Giacomo Talevi is a Ph.D. student in Medicine focused on the application of additive manufacturing in cardiology at the Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel. He achieved his Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Università Politecnica delle Marche. He obtained his master's degree in Biomedical Civil Engineering specialized in Biomechanics and Instrumentation at the Université libre de Bruxelles. Co-author of three scientific articles, one of which is about the 3D Printed Surgical Guide for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft . Founder of a start-up that offers precision agriculture facilities among which customisable IoT services made by the 3D printing process.
International University of CataloniaSpain
Dr. Yomna K. Abdallah, Deputy Director of iBAG- Institute for Biodigital Architecture and Genetics and The Genetic Architectures Office at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, and Deputy Director of The Biodigital Master Program and the same university since 2020. Dr. Abdallah is an accredited Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Architecture. UIC. Dr. Abdallah is Leading the research line of Biointegrated systems and biomaterials at iBAG for synthesizing Bioactive systems and materials to achieve sustainability. She has been in Academia teaching and research on an international scale for 10 years. Dr. Abdallah specializes in Biodigital Architecture, Product design, as well as Microbiology and Bioengineering. holding two Doctoral degrees: A ph.D. in Architecture from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the same university (2025). Dr. Abdallah has several publications in Highly ranked indexed journals and editorials. Currently, she directs the BioLaB: Biosystems and Biomaterials studio at the Masters of Biodigital Architecture that has been gaining increased attention worldwide with great achievements as (winning of Swarovski Young Creatives for sustainability awards 2021 with her students of the master, and winning collaboration and internship with highly ranked industrial and design companies, institutions and universities. while as well publishing the results of the BioLaB in numerous journals and editorials since 2020).
University of BurgosSpain
Dr. Luis Borja Peral Martínez is a Ph.D. Industrial Engineer. He obtained his Ph.D. in hydrogen embrittlement and fracture topics and has published more than 15 papers in the scientific database (JCR), mainly focusing on Additive Manufacturing, Hydrogen Embrittlement Testing, including the study of hydrogen trapping and diffusion phenomena, and Corrosion Analysis Techniques in metallic materials. He has gained a postdoctoral research grant (Postdoctoral Margarita Salas) and is currently working as a Research Associate at the Civil Engineering Department at the University of Burgos, within the Structural Integrity Group of this university.
Polytechnic University of TurinItaly
Dr. Eng. Manuela Galati is an Assistant professor in Technologies and manufacturing systems at the department of Management and Production Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy. She is also a senior researcher at the Integrated Additive Manufacturing (AM) Center at Politecnico di Torino, Italy (iam.Polito.it). She received her MSc in mechanical Engineering in 2013 and Ph.D. in Management, Production, and Design in 2017. Her research spans from product quality measurements to process modelling and process performance analysis via statistical instruments, process optimization for new materials and part quality, and process qualification, including new methodologies and tools for design for AM. Specific attention is devoted to electron beam powder bed fusion (EB-PBF) processes. She is the author and coauthor of more than 40 papers on international journals and conference proceedings. He is co-author of an Italian and international patent in the field of Additive Manufacturing. She is also author of the chapter “Electron Beam Melting Process: A General Overview” included in the book “Handbook in Additive Manufacturing and Surface Treatment” - Elsevier Inc., published in May 2021. In 2020, she was awarded the Medal "Leonardo Da Vinci" for the best original scientific or artistic paper in the category of young researchers.
Polytechnic of MilanItaly
Jean Besoli graduated three different PhD in psychology, knowledge economy and advanced computational techniques. He is now full professor of advanced processes and chemical engineering at the universita di polytechnico di Milano. He published more than 100 papers and gave more 150 conferences.
University of GuelphCanada
Abdelkrem Eltaggaz is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Advanced Manufacturing Lab (AML), school of Engineering at the University of Guelph. Abdelkrem's research is in difficult-to-cut material and additive manufacturing. He is working on a current project related to developing a new 3D printing of a metal powder in cooperation with an industry partner. Abdulkarim has participated in one scientific book and published many journals, reports, and conference papers. He has been successful in several research grants. Abdelkrem has been a reviewer board member of 10 international journals. He has a strong record of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of manufacturing and industrial engineering. As a Postdoc at the University of Guelph, he has worked on several industrial projects where I used my engineering management, optimization, experimental design, solid works, Mastercam, and machine design expertise. Currently, Abdelkrem is a member of the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) and the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME).
National Research Councilof Canada (NRC)Canada
Dr. Marjan Molavi-Zarandi is a Research Officer in the Automotive and Surface Transportation Centre at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) located in Montreal, Canada. After completing her Ph.D. studies in Mechanical Engineering at McGill University, she worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Advanced Structure Core Engineering Department at Bombardier Aerospace focusing on design and topology optimization for laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) additive manufacturing. In 2015, she joined Siemens Canada as a Postdoctoral Fellow to expand her expertise in advanced manufacturing by the development of a high fidelity finite element model to simulate the LPBF process with applications in gas turbine components. Since joining the Numerical Modelling and Simulation team at NRC in 2016, Marjan has been pursuing her R&D activities by engaging in several collaborative research projects in numerical modelling for fluid and structural mechanics, heat transfer, multi-physics topology optimization, composite forming, and additive manufacturing processes.
University of MinhoPortugal
Dr. Flavio Bartolomeu is currently a postdoctoral junior researcher on Center for Microelectromechanical Systems (CMEMS-UMinho) focused in Multi-material Laser Powder Bed Fusion for advanced developments: technology, fabrication and prototypes validation. He graduated in 2015 with a master thesis regarding the Selective Laser Melting manufacturing optimization for different metallic materials. In 2016, he started his PhD in Mech working on a thesis entitled: Smart design of multi-functional and multi-material NiTi-Ti6Al4V cellular structured implants by Selective Laser Melting. He earned his PhD in 2019. Flavio Bartolomeu has currently 33 ISI/Q1 journal publications with more than 1000 citations (h17). He has more than 25 contributions in international and national conferences and he was supervisor work in 2 master students' theses, was the jury in 6 MSc theses, 2 PhD theses and contributed to more than 40 peer-reviewing processes for high-quality journals. Currently, he is the supervisor/tutor of 3 PhD students, 3 MSc students, and he is guest editor for Metals and Materials (MDPI). Flavio Bartolomeu is responsible for the development of novel solutions by exploiting a disruptive technology developed in his laboratory (Multi-material Laser Powder Bed Fusion). Since 2016, he has been daily working at CMEMS-UMinho, immersed in Additive Manufacturing, including several materials and structures, and exploiting creative design thinking to fabricate new solutions for high-value applications. Flávio Bartolomeu is an enthusiastic Mechanical Engineering determined on a meaningful research career as the leader of an Advanced Additive Manufacturing research group focused on innovative multi-functional products with the true potential to be applied in industry.
University of PortoPortugal
Asst. Prof. Dr. Ruben Pereira is an Assistant Professor of Biomaterials at ICBAS – Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (University of Porto) and Assistant Researcher at the Biofabrication Group at i3S – Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde. He holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences with a specialization in 3D bioprinting of cell-instructive hydrogel bioinks. Rúben Pereira has been collaborating with the pharmaceutical industry in the design of biomaterials for skin repair and has been invited as a professor atPolytechnic Institute of Leiria (ESSL) and the University of Porto(ISEP). He has also been involved in research projects supported by the industry, national and international agencies in the fields of bioengineering, 3D bioprinting, and tissue engineering. His research interests focus on the development of dynamic hydrogels and bioinks for the bioprinting of biomimetic cell microenvironments and in vitro tissue models for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications, in particular, to address relevant challenges in skin healthcare.
Defence Institute of Advanced TechnologyIndia
Mahesh Naik is a Ph.D. Scholar in Mechanical Engineering at Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, Maharashtra. He has completed B.E in Mechanical Engineering from Sanjivani College of Engineering, Kopargaon, Maharashtra, India (2015) and M.Tech in Manufacturing Engineering from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat (2017). His Ph.D. research area is Additive Manufacturing of polymer composite for Aerospace applications. He has worked for one year as Assistant Professor at Sandip Institute of Management and Technology, Nashik. Additive manufacturing, optimization of process parameters, mechanical and material characterization of fiber-reinforced polymer composite, and metal additive manufacturing are his research area of interest. He has published more than 15 research papers in National & International Conferences and Journals. He has been granted the International Travel Grant by DST, Govt. of India and CSIR-HRDG, Govt. of India.
Dr. Ankit Sharma is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Mechanical Engineering, Chitkara College of Applied Engineering of Chitkara University, Punjab, India. He has completed his doctoral from Thapar institute of engineering and technology, India. He has authored numerous national and international publication in SCI, Scopus and web of science indexed journal. He has filed/published 20+ National/International patents. His research interest includes 3D printing, modern machining, machining of hard & brittle materials, additive manufacturing, etc. He has vast experience in Industry as well as academics.
Founder & CEO Iris HubKigali-Rwanda
Benjamin has 5 years’ experience in management, technology, marketing, media and entrepreneurship. He holds directorships and advisory roles on various startup boards, and is a world Speech National Ambassador,African Innovation Week Ambassador, Aegist Trust Ambassador, Peace Tech Alumina and startup mentor, Transformative Technology Academy Alumini, Hold a Bachelor in Information Technology and doing Masters in Technology and Entrepreneurship. Founder and CEO of Iris Hub An innovation, incubation center that is using technology to address youth and women unemployment in Rwanda. and Giant Africa Hub representative, He is a Co-Founder and author of Iris Magazine, Oasis Group Audio-Visual Startup and. Benjamin is a young entrepreneur mentor and speaker about technology, Innovation, Creativity and entrepreneurship, He is always passionate and optimistic in Entrepreneurship, Creativity, innovations and Sustainable Development Solutions solving community problems.
Manager at FabLabRwanda
Danny Bizimana is General Manager at FabLab Rwanda, where he has been since 2016. He also currently serves as a Senior Consultant at Rwanda ICT Innovation Strengthening Project. During 2019-2020 he was visiting different countries like Japan, Israel and Paris where he attended VIVA TECH a worldwide event. He received Associate Degree of Rapid Prototyping from Fab Foundation in 2019, and a Bachelor Degree from the University of Kigali. He received his Professional training on Innovation Ecosystem Buildingfrom the MASHAV Training CenterIsrael in 2019, eventually as a Mechanical Engineer.
Ali Matin Nazar is a Researcher at the Zhejiang University. He received his Master’s degree in Ocean Technology and Engineering from the Department of Port, Coastal, and Offshore Engineering, Zhejiang University, China. He is pioneering the field of “self-powered monitoring” based on the Triboelectric and Piezoelectric Nanogenerators which enables using for sensing, energy harvesting and mechanical tunability functionalities. He has authored one book, several patents and publications in archival journals and conference proceedings. He has received a number of award certificates during his educations. His research interest includes Multifunctional Structures, Structural Health Monitoring, Triboelectric and Piezoelectric Nanogenerators, Self-Powered Sensors and Energy Harvesting.
Moulay Ismail UniversityMorocco
Prof. Dr. Yousef FARHAOUI, is Professor at Moulay Ismail University, Faculty of sciences and Techniques, Morocco. Chair of IDMS Team, Director of STI laboratory. Local Publishing and Research Coordinator, Cambridge International Academics in United Kingdom. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Security from Ibn Zohr University of Science. His research interests include learning, e-learning, computer security, big data analytics, and business intelligence. Farhaoui has three books in computer science. He is a coordinator and member of the organizing committee and also a member of the scientific committee of several international congresses, and is a member of various international associations. He has authored 6 Book and many Book Chapters with Reputed Publishers such as Springer and IGI. He is served as a Reviewer for IEEE, IET, Springer, Inderscience and Elsevier Journals. He is also the Guest Editor of many Journals with Wiley, Springer, Inderscience, etc. He has been the General Chair, Session Chair, and Panelist in Several Conferences. He is Senior Member of IEEE, IET, ACM and EAI Research Group.