3D printing – A New Way of Making Things

PHCET | Pillai HOC College of Engineering and Technology > Mech Events > 3D printing – A New Way of Making Things
Event Date16th December 2021
Mode of ConductHybrid
ThemeInteraction with an Industry expert
OrganizersDr. R.C. Prasad, Dr. G. V. Patil & Mr. Sunilsing Rajput
SpeakersDr. Guruprasad Rao, Director & Mentor (Leadership Team), Imaginarium India Pvt. Ltd.
No of Students Participated
46
No of Faculty Participated 10

Bio data: Dr Guruprasad Rao is a Director & Mentor (Leadership Team) at Imaginarium India Pvt Ltd., India’s leading 3D printing company. His current focus is on DfAM for Metal 3D printing 3D printing Medical Applications, Skill Development besides Technology mentoring and partnerships across domains. Dr Rao is a technocrat with over 30 years of experience encompassing Industry & Academia. He holds BE (Mech) with PG in Tool Engineering from GTTC , M Des in Product Design from IISc, Bengaluru and PhD from IIT Bombay. For his terminal degree, he worked on Medical applications of 3D Printing. His industrial assignments include Titan, Tanishq, Crompton Greaves and presently at Imaginarium. He joined Imaginarium as CEO and is presently designated as Mentor – Director.

The session started with welcoming and introducing the speaker by Prof. R. C. Prasad. He shared his valuable experience and his journey with the students and he gave insights on new way of manufacturing process for intrinsic product i.e. 3D printing. He also talked abput metal 3D printing, 3D printing in dental applications and future scope of 3D printing. Session ended with vote of thanks by Dr. G. V. Patil