CCAM Consortium Welcomes Additive Manufacturing Fellow

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) has welcomed Dr. Martukanitz as its Additive Manufacturing (AM) CCAM Fellow to guide AM program research and development.

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The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) has brought on Richard P. Martukanitz, Ph.D., as its Additive Manufacturing CCAM Fellow. He will support and guide the development of CCAM’s additive manufacturing program to ensure it meets its research objectives as well as the goals of its members.

Dr. Martukanitz formerly worked as head of the additive and laser manufacturing division of the applied research laboratory at Penn State and director of the university’s Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D). CIMP-3D is dedicated to the advancement and adoption of additive manufacturing technology for the U.S. industrial base. Dr. Martukanitz has over 30 years of experience in the development and implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies. His primary technical interests are in the impact of process reliability and its effect on product performance in additive manufacturing.

“With Dr. Martukanitz’ expertise and leadership, CCAM will deliver remarkable additive capability to its current and future members,” says CCAM’s president and CEO, William T. Powers.

The CCAM industry, government, and academia consortium now has 35 members including: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Airbus, Arconic, Chromalloy, Kyocera SGS Precision Tools, Newport News Shipbuilding, Oerlikon Metco, Rolls-Royce, Sandvik Coromant, Siemens, Blaser Swisslube, Canon Virginia, EOS, GF Machining Solutions, Hermle Machine Corp., Mitutoyo, Paradigm Precision, RTI International Metals, ABB Robotics, Buehler, CGTech, Cool Clean Technologies, Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Hurco, Mechdyne, National Instruments, Spatial Integrated Systems (SIS), Genedge, NASA Langley Research Center, and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Old Dominion University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia State University, and Virginia Tech.