“3 Dimensions of Additive Manufacturing - Overviews, Perspectives and Challenges”
Senior Research Scientist
Xerox Research Centre of Canada
Coffee and donuts served at 3:20 p.m.
Abstract: The field of additive manufacturing (often referred to as 3-D printing) is experiencing a period of tremendous growth. Applications are being found and continue to emerge in numerous sectors, such as consumer products, aerospace, healthcare, automotive, and many more. Today's talk will give a brief overview of the various additive manufacturing technologies, some industrial examples will be shared, and finally, challenges within each technology will be highlighted.
Bio-sketch: Naveen is a Senior Research Scientist working in the Advanced Materials Lab at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC). He received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Western Ontario in 1991, and his Ph.D. in Chemistry in 1997 at the University of British Columbia. Following a 1 year postdoctoral fellowship at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, he joined XRCC in 1999. Naveen holds over 175 US patents, and 12 peer-reviewed technical publications. His current focus is on custom material syntheses, structure-property relationships, and developing scalable synthetic processes for ink components. Naveen also enjoys exploring new research initiatives as well as sharing his work and education experiences with high school/university students in various outreach activities.