Additive Manufacturing: State of the Art and Trends

Lecture / Panel
For NYU Community

3d printer


2:00-2:05 pm

Welcome remarks

Dr. Nikhil Gupta

2:05-2:50 pm

Additive manufacturing fundamentals

  • An overview of various technologies
  • Why additive manufacturing is needed in industry
  • Examples of AM in various industries – aerospace, automotive, medical and consumer goods
  • Challenges for the future
Fei Chen

2:50-3:00 pm

Coffee break


3:00-3:45 pm

Additive manufacturing of metallic materials

  • An overview of metallic AM technologies
  • Feed material manufacturing and measurements
  • Microstructure, properties and defects
  • Quality assessment methods and challenges
Dr. Rakesh Behera

3:45-3:55 pm



4:00-4:30 pm

Makerspace Tour

Victoria Bill

Event Flyer

Speaker Bios

Fei Chen

Fei Chen is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering. She graduated with summa cum laude and received B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from New York University and Beijing Jiaotong University in 2015 (dual degree program). Her doctoral research under Prof. Nikhil Gupta’s supervision focuses on cybersecurity in additive manufacturing (3D printing), where she has developed design based security strategies and product authentication methods. Her work has resulted in several journal publications and conference papers. Her work has been reported in media coverage on TV shows, news websites and scientific journal news sections.


Rakesh Kumar Behera

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Behera is an Industry Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering. Dr. Behera has received MS and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Florida, MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Louisiana State University, and an undergraduate degree in Metallurgical Engineering from National Institute of Technology in India. Dr. Behera has previously worked in the Nuclear Engineering Program and in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Behera has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Behera’s research currently focuses on composites, 3D printing, and Archaeometallurgy. Dr. Behera teaches a graduate level course on Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Materials.