2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This webinar will first give an introduction of AM technologies along with their applications in the aerospace, healthcare, electronics and other industries. Then, an overview on recent advances in AM equipment and technologies in the U.S. and abroad will be provided. Finally, future AM research and innovation opportunities will be presented.
Dr. Ming Leu is the Keith and Pat Bailey Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA, where he is also the Director of the Intelligent Systems Center. He founded Missouri S&T’s Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies in 2004 and served as its director until 2016.Previously, he was a Program Director at the National Science Foundation (USA), 1996-1999, the State Chair Professor in Manufacturing Productivity at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1987-1996, and a faculty member at Cornell University, 1981-1987. Professor Leu obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1981 from the University of California at Berkeley. He has published over 430 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He has received numerous professional awards and is a Fellow of ASME and CIRP.