Invited Speaker



Update time:2024-03-07 18:24

Prof. Dr. Dongdong Gu is currently the Dean of College of Materials Science and Technology of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) and the Director of Jiangsu Provincial Research Center for Laser Additive Manufacturing of High-Performance Components. His principal research interest is laser-based additive manufacturing of high-performance/multifunctional metallic components. Prof. Gu is presently the Deputy Editors-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Frontiers, the Associate Editor of International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, the Senior Editor of Journal of Laser Applications, and the Editorial Board Members of Additive Manufacturing, Virtual and Physical Prototyping, Applied Surface Science, and Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering. He is the Standing Committee Members of the Additive Manufacturing Technology Institution of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES), the No-conventional Processing Institution of CMES, and the Laser Processing Committee of Chinese Optical Society (COS), and he is also the Programme Committee Member of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS). Prof. Gu was granted the National Outstanding Young Scientists Foundation of China (2022), the National “Ten-thousand Talents Program”—the National High-level Personnel of Special Support Program of China (2018), the Cheung Kong Young Scholars Award, Ministry of Education of China (2016), the Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Germany (2019), and the First Prize of the Science and Technology Award of Jiangsu Province (2019).

Topic title: Bio-inspired additive manufacturing of metallic components towards multifunctionality  


This report presents our recent research progress in the fields of laser bio-inspired additive manufacturing (AM)/ 3D printing of high-performance/multi-functional metallic components with an aim to achieve material-structure-performance integration. For the design and manufacturing of new structures and components for AM, we emphasize the importance of the design of bio-inspired structures learned from nature which may lead to the breakthrough in performance/function of AM components. The innovative elements of AM in terms of multi-material layout, innovative structural design, tailored printing process, and resultant high-performance and multifunctionality of components will be addressed, so as to realize the material-structure-performance integrated AM production.  

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Important Dates
Conference Dates
March 29-31, 2024
Deadline for Submission of Abstract

December 31, 2023

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Notification of Abstract Acceptance

January 15, 2024

January 25, 2024