YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — America Makes is pleased to welcome Dr. Prabhjot Singh as the new chairperson of the Roadmap Advisory Group (RMAG). A well-recognized industry expert in additive manufacturing (AM) process development, advanced design tools, and digital manufacturing, Dr. Singh is the Director of the Additive Manufacturing Process Capability Center (AMPCC) at Raytheon Technologies Research Center in East Hartford, CT. Prior to joining Raytheon, he was the Research Science Manager and Associate Fellow for Manufacturing Technologies at Lockheed Martin Space’s Advanced Technology Center in Colorado.
As RMAG chair, Dr. Singh will lead the group’s strategic direction, drive initiatives, recruit new members, engage working groups, and organize meetings. He will also manage the roadmap at the strategic level working with America Makes to maintain the data and digital storefront and collaborate with Brandon Ribic, America Makes Technology Director, to align strategic priorities.
Serving as an ambassador for AM and America Makes, he will be responsible for briefing the executive committee on project call topics and other initiatives. Dr. Singh Prabhjot has led/co-led several programs funded by DoD Manufacturing USA Institutes, ARPA-E, NASA, and NIH. He serves on the Industry Advisory Board of SAMPE and was previously on the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) board of directors.
“It is a privilege to work alongside someone of Dr. Singh’s caliber and I look forward to collaborating,” stated Ribic. “Under his guidance, I am confident the RMAG will continue to evolve and identify projects suitable for public-private partnerships and promote technical advancements across the industry.”
Dr. Singh earned a doctorate in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and subsequently joined GE Research in 2004 where he worked on laser powder directed-energy deposition (DED) and digital light processing (DLP)-based ceramics additive processes. In 2011, he founded GE Research’s AM lab which focused on maturing technologies for additive new product introductions in aerospace, energy generation and healthcare sectors. In 2017, Dr. Singh established the GE Additive Business Programs office with oversight responsibilities for business-funded, product-focused research at GE Research. He has 20-issued patents and numerous technical publications in peer-reviewed journals.