Additive Manufacturing Benchmarks 2018 (AM-Bench 2018)

June 18-21, 2018 ● National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Headquarters
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Scientific Committee

For additional information on the development of the benchmark tests for AM Bench 2018, as well as the process for participation, please visit the NIST Benchmark Tests website. Benchmark tests will be announced in February 2018.

  • Fadi Abu-Farha, Assistant Professor, Clemson University
  • Stacey Bagg, Welding Engineer, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
  • Lauren Beghini, Mechanical Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Mark Benedict, Senior Materials Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Jack Beuth, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Craig A. Brice, Research Scientist, Lockheed Martin
  • William Brindley, Technology Manager, Pratt & Whitney
  • Arthur Brown, Metallurgist, NASA
  • Carelyn Campbell, Researcher, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Jian Cao, Associate VP for Research, Northwestern University
  • Kevin Chou, Professor, University of Alabama
  • Steven Daniewicz, Professor, Mississippi State University
  • R. Peter Dillon, Technologist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Alaa Elwany, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
  • Tahany El-Wardany, Fellow, United Technologies Research Center
  • Philip Eyckens, Researcher, KU Leuven
  • Eric J. Faierson, Interim Director, Quad City Manufacturing Laboratory
  • Charles R. Fisher, Materials Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center
  • Marianne Francois, Group Leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Slade H. Gardner, Independent Researcher
  • Somnath Ghosh, Professor, Johns Hopkins University
  • Edward H. Glaessgen, Assistant Branch Chief, Durability, Damage Tolerance, and Reliability Branch, NASA Langley Research Center
  • Jonathan Guyer, Leader of Mechanical Performance Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Rainer Hebert, Associate Professor and Director, University of Connecticut
  • Larry Holmes, Principal Investigator for Materials and Technology Development, US Army Research Laboratory
  • Nik Hrabe, Project Leader, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Stefan Kollmannsberger, Chair for Computation in Engineering, Technische Universität München
  • Brandon Lane, Mechanical Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Anssi Laukkanen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Lyle Levine, Researcher, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Greta Lindwall, Assistant Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Lars-Erik Lindgren, Professor, Luleå University of Technology
  • Wing Kam Liu, Professor, Northwestern University
  • Felipe Lopez, Team Leader, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Li Ma, Research Associate, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Ade Makinde, Principal Engineer, GE Global Research Center
  • Claire McIlroy, Researcher, Georgetown University
  • Mustafa Megahed, Manager CFD & Multiphysics Centre of Excellence, Engineering System International Group
  • John Michopoulos, Head of Computational Multiphysics Systems Lab, Naval Research Laboratory
  • Kalman Migler, Project Leader, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Jorge Mireles, Additive Manufacturing Engineering, Arconic
  • Shawn Moylan, Project Leader and Mechanical Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Vicky Nguyen, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University
  • Michael North, Group Leader, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Scott Olig, Materials Research Engineer, Naval Research Laboratory
  • Peter Olmsted, Professor, Georgetown University
  • Alonso Peralta-Duran, Engineer, Honeywell Aerospace
  • Minh-Son Pham, Engineering Alloys Research Fellow, Imperial College London
  • Alberto Pique, Branch Head, Naval Research Laboratory
  • Tracie J. Prater, Aerospace Engineer, NASA
  • Daniel Reznik, Deparment of Corporate Technology, Siemens
  • Siddiq Qidwai, Program Director, National Science Foundation
  • Richard Ricker, Manufacturing Program Director, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Chris Robinson, Director of Application Engineering, 3DSIM
  • Ricardo Rodriguez, Aerospace/Defense Engineer, 3D Systems
  • Anthony Rollett, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Natalie Rudolph, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Meisam Salahshoor, Senior Engineer, Salashoor Manufacturing Consulting, LLC
  • Akihiro Sato, Senior Researcher, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Corporation
  • Benjamin C. Saunders, Team Leader – Materials & Process Modelling, Rolls-Royce PLC
  • Edwin Schwalbach, Researcher, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Federico Sciammarella, Associate Professor, Northern Illinois University
  • Mohsen Seifi, ASTM International
  • Subham Sett, Director, Dassault Systemes
  • Yung Shin, Professor, Purdue University
  • David Snyder, Sr. Materials Development Engineer, QuesTek
  • Chris Spadaccini, Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Chantal K. Sudbrack, Materials Research Engineer, NASA
  • Tao Sun, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Theodore Swanson, Assistant Chief for Technology, NASA
  • Derek Thomas, Senior Materials Scientist
  • Dogan Timucin, Group Lead, NASA
  • Hy D. Tran, Senior Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories
  • John Turner, Group Leader, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Kevin R. Wheeler, Research Engineer, NASA
  • Bill Yackabonis, Technical Manager, Autodesk
  • Yu-Ping Yang, Author, Edison Welding Institute
  • Jing Zhang, Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis

Participating Organizations

  • 3DSIM
  • Autodesk
  • Dassault Systemes
  • Engineering System International (ESI) Group
  • GE (General Electric) Global Research
  • Honeywell
  • Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries (IHI) Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • MadeInSpace
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • QuesTek Innovations
  • Rolls-Royce PLC
  • Siemens
  • United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)
  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Clemson University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Georgetown University
  • Imperial College
  • Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Luleå University of Technology
  • Northwestern university
  • Mississippi State University
  • Northern Illinois University (NIU)
  • Purdue University
  • Technische Universität München
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Leuven
U.S. Department of Commerce
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
U.S. Department of Energy
  • Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
  • Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia)
U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
  • U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
  • U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Ames Research Center
  • Glenn Research Center
  • Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Langley Research Center
  • Marshall Space Flight Center
  • ASTM International
  • Edison Welding Institute (EWI)
  • National Academies of Science, Engineering, & Medicine
  • Quad City Manufacturing Lab
  • National Agency for Finite Element Methods and Standards (NAFEMS)

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