Department Seminar with Eric Johnson

Date(s) - 1 Nov 2018
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1227 Hoover Hall

Eric JohnsonSpeaker: Eric Johnson, Senior Staff Engineer at John Deere

Title: Additive Manufacturing

Abstract: Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, is a process that build parts directly from the digital geometry file in a layer by layer approach. This is advantageous in creating complex geometrical features in parts without investing in tooling. The additive manufacturing processes are making improvements in speed and materials. This talk will review the major technological advancements in additive manufacturing in the past few years and outline the research opportunities to come.

Bio: Eric Johnson is a senior staff engineer at John Deere’s Moline Technology Innovation Center. There he is leading the development and deployment of additive manufacturing across John Deere 60+ manufacturing and design centers. In his previous roles in John Deere, he worked in the areas of materials engineering and engineering mechanics. Eric earned his PhD from Iowa State University in 2013 in Materials Science and Engineering. Go Cyclones!

MSE Seminar Host: Alan Russell

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