Brett P. Conner, Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, Youngstown State University

Brett P. Conner is the Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Center and Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at Youngstown State University and is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Freshmade3D. Dr. Conner received his B.S. in Physics from the University of Missouri and his S.M. and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from MIT. Dr. Conner has 20 years of experience leading R&D programs in government, industry, and academia including his service as an Air Force officer. His additive manufacturing research areas include metal AM qualification research, the effects of defects in AM parts, IoT integration in AM, and impact resistance of AM materials.

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