Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute names New Senior Advisor
Posted Jul 10, 2013 | Atlanta, GA
Dr. Ben Wang, Georgia Tech Chief Manufacturing Officer and Executive Director of the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute, has appointed Dr. Suman Das as Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of GTMI effective immediately. In this role, Das will provide advice to the Executive Director of GTMI on strategies for manufacturing innovations.
“As a thought leader and renowned researcher in additive manufacturing, Dr. Das’s tremendous knowledge of advanced manufacturing and innovative materials will bring unique value to GTMI and the broader manufacturing community of Georgia Tech,” said Dr. Wang.
Dr. Das currently serves as the Morris M. Bryan Jr. Chair in Mechanical Engineering for Advanced Manufacturing Systems in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. He holds a joint appointment in the School of Materials Science and Engineering, and he is director of Georgia Tech’s Direct Digital Manufacturing Laboratory and Research Group. He came to Georgia Tech from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2007.
Sponsored by various government agencies and industrial backers, his research encompasses an array of interdisciplinary topics under the overall framework of advanced design, prototyping, direct digital manufacturing, and materials.