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Aerospace Industry Veteran Joins The Additive Academy As Advisor

Aerospace industry veteran joins the Additive Academy Industry Advisor panel

Additive Academy – a training and education initiative by Indian 3D Printing Network expands its Industry advisor team with the inclusion of an Aerospace Industry veteran – Mr. Vaman Kulkarni.

“We are privileged to have Mr. Vaman Kulkarni join the team, he brings with him rich hands-on experience and expertise in adopting additive manufacturing in the aerospace industry. His advice will also help us immensely in our skilling initative” says Aditya Chandavarkar, Co-Founder, Additive Academy and Indian 3D Printing Network.

Vaman KulkarniVaman Kulkarni is an industry pioneer with almost 34 years of hands on experience in the aerospace sector working on aerospace propulsion systems, mechanical systems & components and additive manufacturing technology. He was, Director – Aeromechanical, mechanical systems & components at Honeywell Technology Solutions He has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including leadership positions at DRDO and multinational companies. Mr. Kulkarni also played a key role in Honeywell Technology Solutions adopting additive manufacturing and has worked on setting up a state of the art AM facility at Honeywell Bengaluru.

 “Being part of the Additive Academy Industry Advisor panel will help us to reach out to the broader Industries and Educational Institutions much faster. Providing best possible training helps to bring awareness and interest in AM technology.” adds Mr Kulkarni

Mr Kulkarni will be sharing his expertise via a Masterclass on Design For Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) on 17th February 2021 on the Additive Academy platform. This Masterclass will provide overview on the various aspects and principles of DfAM. The course is designed from industry expertise and experience.

The aim of Additive Academy is to provide a 360 degree expertise with courses and customised AM training with a focus on both polymer and metal technologies with a vendor agnostic viewpoint. Additive Academy has already established partnerships with global thought leaders in Additive Manufacturing including the Barnes Global Advisors and Purdue University.

Additive Academy is a team of industry professionals and entrepreneurs with extensive experience in the Additive Manufacturing domain extending from pre-process including design to the actual 3D Printing process to extensive post processing and part qualifications across both metals and polymers.

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Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar is a established entrepreneur with business interests in manufacturing, innovative technology and consulting. He is the co-founder of CNT Expositions and Services (acronym for Catalysing New Technologies), which was subsequently formed by the acquisition of Inkjet Forum India – a leading knowledge sharing platform for inkjet printing technology founded by him. At Inkjet Forum India, Aditya was single handedly responsible for conceptualizing and organizing conferences and educations programs, in the area of digital textile printing and industrial inkjet.