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Laser Aided Additive Manufacturing

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Laser Aided Additive Manufacturing

Hosted By: Lasers in Manufacturing Technical Group

20 April 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC - 04:00)

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Join the Lasers in Manufacturing Technical Group for this webinar with Sreekar Karnati that will include a broad range introduction of laser aided additive manufacturing (AM) technologies and its applications. The webinar will include an overview of the different modalities in additive manufacturing, their corresponding precursor materials, respective modality wise applications, and the benefits as well as challenges of these laser-based AM technologies. Finally, the webinar will also cover an overview of the commercial advantages of the technology.

Subject Matter Level:

  • Intermediate - Assumes basic knowledge of the topic

What You Will Learn:

  • Basics and implementations of the laser-based additive manufacturing technologies
  • Applications and commercial implications of these laser based manufacturing technologies

Who Should Attend:

  • Students, new career researchers, and manufacturing engineers


About the Presenter: Sreekar Karnati, GE Research

Dr. Sreekar Karnati is a research engineer in the materials organization at GE Research Niskayuna. Dr. Karnati has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Manufacturing engineering from Missouri University of Science and technology. He completed his Bachelors in Manufacturing Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. Dr. Karnati specializes in metal additive manufacturing technologies with particular expertise in Directed Energy Deposition and Laser Powder Bed Fusion technologies. His work has been focused on fabrication, optimization and characterization of various advanced materials using powder fed and powder bed additive manufacturing technologies. He also specializes in wire arc additive manufacturing and is currently pursuing efforts to develop this technology for repair and overhaul applications.