Scientific Program

Materials Development and Engineering

Xuanhe Zhao (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering)

3D Printing for Soft Materials Technology

Yaning Li (University of New Hampshire, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences)

Mechanics, Biomimetics and 3D/4D Printing of Architectured Materials

Y. Shrike Zhang (Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine)

Putting Three-Dimensional Bioprinting to the Use of Tissue Model Fabrication

Nancy Zhang (Carbon 3D)

Design in Chemistry and Structure in Mass Additive Manufacturing  

Ido Merfeld (Qrons Inc.)

Pseudopolyrotaxanes 3D Printed Implants for Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment 

Matthew Hartings (American University, Department of Chemistry)

Chemistry From 3D-Printed Objects

Nicolynn Davis (MilliporeSigma)

Designing Ready-to-Use Bioinks for Extrusion 3D Bioprinting

Jin Huang (Xidian University, School of Electro-Mechanical Engineering)

Ink-jet Printing and Sintering for Conductive Pattern on Undevelopable Surfaces

Nourin Alsharif (Boston University, Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Design and Realization of 3D Printed AFM Probes 

Polymer Science in 3D Printing

Jason Burdick (University of Pennsylvania, Department of Bioengineering)

Designing and processing hydrogel bioinks for 3D printing applications

Thomas P. Russell (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering) 

Printing Liquids in Liquids

AJ Boydston (University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Chemistry)

Chemical Approaches to Multimaterial Additive Manufacturing

Alshakim Nelson (University of Washington, Department of Chemistry)

Protein-Based Resins for Vat Photopolymerization 

Timothy Scott (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Department of Chemical Engineering)

Concurrent Photoinitiation and Photoinhibition for Ultra-rapid, Continuous Additive Manufacturing

Mark Dadmun (University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Chemistry)

New 3D Printing Materials developed from Polymer Science Principles

Millicent Firestone (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Synthesis and 3D Printing of Nanostructured Feedstocks 

Ronald Smaldone (The University of Texas, Dallas, Department of Chemistry)

3D Printing with Dynamic Chemistry 

Chenfeng Ke (Dartmouth College, Department of Chemistry)

Supramolecular 3D Printing Materials

Jia En Aw (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Beckman Institute)

Direct Ink Writing of Frontally Polymerizable Thermosetting Resin 

Computational tools and models

Wojciech Matusik (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory)

Computational Design Workflows for Additive Manufacturing 

Denis Zorin (New York University, Department of Computer Science)

Shape optimization for additive fabrication 

Lining Yao (Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science)

Robotic Morphing Matter

Emily Whiting (Boston University, Department of Computer Science)

Mechanics-Based Design for Computational Fabrication


Mark Pauly (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, School of Computer and Communication Sciences)

Computational Design and Fabrication of Deployable Surface Structures

Xifeng Gao (Florida State University, Department of Computer Science)

Design and Optimization of Conforming Lattice Structures

Yongning Zhu (Tongji University, College of Arts and Media)

Multiresolution implicit surfaces for fluid simulation 

Bo Zhu (Dartmouth College, Department of Computer Science)


Green 3D Printing and Sustainability

Virginia San Fratello (San Jose State University, Department of Design)

Big Ideas About 3D Printing + 3D Printing Big 

Thomas McKeag (University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry) 

Partnerships for Safer Chemicals in Additive Manufacturing

Martin Baumers (The University of Nottingham, Faculty of Engineering) 

Additive Manufacturing platforms: can network effects increase cost and energy efficiency? 

Matthew Sutton (Binary)

Off the menu: a multi-material approach to sustainability in large-format custom additive for the art/design/architecture markets 

Jeremy Faludi (Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering)

Greener and greener 3D printing: cutting impacts 75% while cutting material costs 50%