August 17 Welcoming Dinner Presentation

Dr. Yongho Sohn is Pegasus Professor and Lockheed Martin Professor of Engineering in Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of Laboratory for Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing at University of Central Florida. He received his B.S. and M.S. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Ph.D. from Purdue University. He is a Fellow of ASM International (FASM), recipient of NSF CAREER Award, Outstanding Materials Engineer Award from Purdue University, Engineer of the Year Award from Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) and President Elect of KSEA. He is an Editor-in-Chief for Diffusion Foundation (TransTech) and Associate Editor for Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion.

Presentation Title: Renaissance Engineering via Additive Manufacturing

Abstract: Additive manufacturing, commonly referred to as 3D printing is a disruptive technology destined to inspire creative and technical minds for future innovation in our lives. An excellent analogy can be drawn from the progress in 2D printing, which evolved from carved wooden blocks to printing press and modern computer-printers. This talk will survey the potential future of manufacturing by 3D printing concept for customized, on-demand, on-site, and distributed innovation, which will allow us to creatively engage in science and technology in our everyday lives..

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