Additive Manufacturing Product Manager
Rutuja Samant is responsible for managing EWI's AM portfolio at its Buffalo (NY) Manufacturing Works. She serves as interim director of the Additive Manufacturing Consortium (AMC), a collaborative group of industry, academia and national labs advancing metal-AM technology adoption and deployment. In addition, She represents EWI as the R&D lead for the ASTM Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, which aims to create a global innovation hub for advancing AM technical standards, related R&D, education and training. Samant has experience in various metal- and polymer-based AM processes. Her area of specialty at EWI is metal AM with a primary focus on electron-beam-melting technology. Her project portfolio includes work for aerospace, medical, defense and nuclear-industry clients, as well as AM material qualification research for multiple metal-powder producers.
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