AM 3D Aero 2023 is an initiative of scientists and engineers in the research & Industry from aerospace and other cross-cutting technology sectors to promote and facilitate deep-dive discussions on the emergent and critical- technologies in advanced manufacturing with an emphasis on the science, technology, and practice of additive engineering for airworthy systems. We encourage presentations on research as well as current technologies & best practices from professionals and scholars, to come and present.


Track Chair: Dr. Venkata Reddy, Professor, Dept of Mech & Aerospace Engg, IIT Hyderabad
New machines for AM, AM systems with monitoring and feedback control, power sources, sensors, instrumentation, multi-technology systems, hybridization of AM processes
Track Chair: Dr. Ankur Gupta, Associate Professor, Dept. of Mech. Engg, IIT Jodhpur
Current and new processes for AM, advancements, optimization, efficient and sustainable processes
Track Chair: Dr. Harshal N. Mathur, Founder, Pecan Research Solutions
Feedstock development, alloy design and development, material forms for AM, niche materials, composites, recycling of materials
Track Chair: Dr. Srikanth Bontha, Associate Professor, Dept of Mech Engg, NIT Suratkal
Predictive modelling for AM, Modelling of thermal, mechanical, microstructure, material process physics.
Track Chair: Mr. Shripathi V, Senior Manager, MSC Software, Hexagon
Data analytics, AI & ML, digital twins, data security, digital labels
Track Chair: Mr. Madhava Koteshwara, Associate Technical Fellow, Structures Technology, Boeing India
Design for AM vis-à-vis conventional processes, topological optimisation, lightweight, biomimetic design, auxetic structures, etc
Track Chair: Mr. K S Manoj, Head Business Development, Carl Zeiss India
Characterization and performance - mechanical, metallurgical, electrical etc, inspection methodology, benchmarking and quantification
Track Chair: Dr. Ravi Shankar, Associate Professor, Dept of Mech Engg, IIT Tirupati
Post-processing of AM parts (e.g. heat treatment, HIP, surface treatment, machining)
Track Chair: Dr. M. Shyamsunder, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Advisor, Azeriri Pvt Ltd; Vice President, Indian Society for NDT (ISNT)
Quality control, AM standards, safety and handling protocols, certification
Track Chair: Dr Anil Kumar, DGM, MPA/MME, VSSC/ISRO
Aerospace, engines and structures, in-space manufacturing, UAVs, drones, energy utilization in and using AM, use cases of AM
Track Chair: Dr. Shantanu Bhattacharya, Professor, Dept of Mech Engg, IIT Kanpur
Scalability, manufacturing models, current needs for developments, supply chain and part authentication, decentralization, interoperability
Track Chair: Dr. Poonam Sundriyal, Assistant Professor, Dept of Mech Engg, IIT Kharagpur
4D printing, smart materials, functional materials, shape memory alloys, deployable structures, engineered materials, printable sensors and energy storage, others.