One Day Indo-US SPARC Workshop (ONLINE) on Additive Manufacturing: Materials and Applications February 7, 2022 (IST: 5.45 pm to 11.30 pm) Schedule Indian Time (IST) Details 5.45 pm to 6.00 pm Participants to Join the meeting link Welcome Address 6.00 pm to 6.05 pm Prof. Ravikiran Kadoli Professor and Head, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal About the event 6.05 pm to 6.10 pm Dr. Mrityunjay Doddamani (Indian PI) Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, NITK Surathkal Presidential Address 6.10 pm to 6.15 pm Prof. K. Umamaheshwar Rao Director, NITK, Surathkal Inaugural Address Dr. Pavana Prabhakar (Foreign PI) 6.15 pm to 6.20 pm Charles G. Salmon Assistant Professor, Departs of Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Vote of Thanks 6.20 pm to 6.25 pm Dr. Suhasini Gururaja (Indian Co-PI) Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA One Day Indo-US SPARC Workshop (ONLINE) on Additive Manufacturing: Materials and Applications February 7, 2022 (IST: 5.45 pm to 11.30 pm) Program and Speaker Details 5.45 pm – 6.25 pm IST 6.30 – 7.30 pm IST Prof. Nikhil Gupta, New York University, USA Inauguration Topic: Principles of Composite Materials Design for additive manufacturing Bio: Dr. Nikhil Gupta is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY. He directs the Composite Materials and Mechanics Laboratory and is also affiliated with the NYU Center for Cybersecurity. His research interests include lightweight composite materials, materials characterization methods and additive manufacturing. Dr. Gupta has seven issued patents and has published over 220 peer reviewed journal papers and book chapters on lightweight materials, materials characterization and manufacturing systems. His work has been featured in Discovery Channel, Scientific American, Reuters, ASME News, Materials Today and other media as videos and news articles. Topic: Additive Manufacturing Security: Welcome to the New Frontier 7.30 – 8.30 pm IST Dr. Mark Yampolskiy Auburn University, Auburn Bio: Dr. Mark Yampolskiy is an Associate Professor at Auburn University, department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE). He is also an Affiliated Faculty with Auburn Cyber Research Center (ACRC) and National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME). He was among the pioneers and is one of the leading experts in the field of Additive Manufacturing Security. His research interests include the cyber-physical means of attack and defence in AM. Topic: Additive Manufacturing of Elastomer, Ceramic and Metal Multifunctional Structures 8.30 – 9.30 pm IST Prof. Eric MacDonald University of Texas, El Paso Bio: Prof. Eric MacDonald is Deputy Editor for Additive Manufacturing Journal by Elsevier. Dr. MacDonald spent 2003 to 2016 at the University of Texas at El Paso as the associate director of the W. M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation and held faculty fellowships at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, US Navy Research and was awarded a US State Department Fulbright Fellowship in South America. Eric received his doctoral degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He worked in industry for 12 years at IBM and Motorola. Topic: Controlled modification of local composite architectures 9.30 – 10.30 pm IST Dr. Suhasini Gururaja Auburn University, Auburn Bio: Dr. Suhasini is an Associate Professor in the department of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University. Dr. Suhasini's research group, Advanced Materials and Processing Laboratory, explores issues at the intersection of composite microstructure, advanced manufacturing, and structural integrity. Before joining academia, Dr. Suhasini has worked at GE Global Research (Bangalore, India) and Boeing Commercial Airlines (Everett, WA, USA) as a Research Engineer and Structural Analyst for over 3 years. Topic: Architected Polymer Foam Composites - Mechanics and Manufacturing 10.30 – 11.30 pm IST Dr. Pavana Prabhakar University of Wisconsin-Madison Bio: Dr. Pavana Prabhakar is the Charles G. Salmon assistant professor in the departments of Mechanical and Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in May 2013. Her research interests are in the field of mechanics and advanced manufacturing of architected composite materials, with emphasis on damage and failure in extreme environments. Prabhakar has received numerous awards, including the NSF CAREER - 2021, ONR Young Investigator Program - 2019, and AFOSR Young Investigator Program – 2015 Awards.