ASTM-Dr. Brent Stucker of 3DSIM Joins ASTM International Board of Directors

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 8, 2015—Brent Stucker
, Ph.D., chief executive officer and a co-founder of 3DSIM LLC, a company focused on commercializing algorithms for predictive modeling of additive manufacturing (3D printing) processes, has been named a director on the ASTM board.

Stucker is former and first chairman, from 2009 to 2014, of Committee F42 on Additive Manufacturing Technologies, where he now is a member at large on the executive subcommittee. In 2010, he received the Robert J. Painter Memorial Award from ASTM and SES – The Society for Standards Professionals, for his work in advancing standardization efforts in the field of additive manufacturing.

In 2012, Stucker received the Industry Achievement Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for his work as F42 chairman. He has also been recognized with the prestigious DINO Award from the Additive Manufacturing Users Group for his contributions to selective laser sintering technology in 2005, the University of Rhode Island Outstanding Research Award in 2000 and the Albert E. Carlotti Faculty Excellence Award in 2001.

In addition to 3DSIM, Stucker is also the Clark Chair of computer-aided engineering and a professor of industrial engineering at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. He held faculty positions at Utah State University and the University of Rhode Island, and was a visiting professor and Fulbright scholar at the VTT Technical Research Center of Finland before joining the University of Louisville in 2010.

Co-author of the textbook Additive Manufacturing Technologies, Stucker has written or co-authored more than 150 technical publications and is a named inventor on numerous pending and issued patents. He has presented at many conferences around the world and sits on leadership committees for several journals and international conferences. Stucker has served as a member of the Information Science and Technology advisory board for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Rapid Technologies & Additive Manufacturing Steering Committee of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

Stucker holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, and a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.

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