Currently gives technical oversight to AMAERO on AM and metal powder projects. Previously held positions with Carpenter, GE-GRC, SDSMT (first facility name Additive Manufacturing Laboratory in US) and concurrently with Western Illinois University (Quad City Manufacturing Laboratory), Lockheed Martin-KAPL, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, ALCAN (University of Birmingham, UK - IRC), Retech and Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, (RSR Team). PhD 1988 University of Illinois – PhD Thesis “Rapid Solidification of High Temperature and Reactive Metals”. Master Thesis 1984 – “Dynamic Compaction of Rapidly Solidified Aluminum Alloys”. Vietnam Era Veteran: US Navy, MM1 (SS), qualified submarines, USS Cavalla SSN 684.