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Dr Martin White
Dr Martin White is Head of Additive Manufacturing Programs – European region at ASTM International responsible for various AM programs in Europe. Dr White is a Materials & Structures Specialist, with 20 years of experience in both academic and industrial fields. His recent career focused on the Certification & Production of Aerospace structures, ranging from the A350-900 XWB Main Landing Gear at Safran Landing Systems, to his most recent role as Chief Engineer for Additive Manufacturing at GKN Aerospace.
Dr White spent his early career studying with Rolls Royce at Swansea University to obtain a Doctorate in High Temperature Materials for Gas Turbine applications, as well as a Masters in High Strength Steels for Landing Gears (with Airbus), before spending several years as a consultant at Frazer-Nash Consultancy.
Dr Manyalibo (“Ibo”) Matthews currently serves as Division Leader of the Materials Science Division of the Physical & Life Sciences Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). He earned his Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the field of experimental condensed matter physics, and his B.S. in Applied Physics from the University of California at Davis. His research interests include understanding and optimising metal 3D printing processes, laser materials processing, high power laser damage mechanisms, laser-based nanoscale modification of surfaces, and in-situ characterisation of transient processes.
Prior to LLNL, Dr Matthews was Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey, where he worked on advanced methods for optical materials characterization and led a research team in advanced broadband access networks. Dr Matthews has published over 160 peer-reviewed articles with >7400 citations, two book chapters. He holds 16 U.S. Patents and is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.