Senior Lecturer in Additive Manufacturing, Cranfield University
Dr Filomeno Martina is CEO of WAAM3D ltd, an academic spin-off which is commercialising the Wire+Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) process. He is also Senior Lecturer in Additive Manufacturing at the Welding Engineering and Laser Processing Centre, Cranfield University, where he researches on in-process cold-work, WAAM of titanium, WAAM hardware and cost modelling of the WAAM process. Moreover, he is the course director of the first MSc on Metal Additive Manufacturing in Europe. He also manages the WAAMMat research programme, which is currently worth £9M. He is member of ISO/TC 261/JWG 5, BSI PAS 6010, 6011 and 6012, and AMS7002A. He received his PhD in Additive Manufacturing from Cranfield University in 2014; the main focus of his doctoral research was the manipulation of geometry, microstructure and mechanical properties of large WAAM titanium deposits. Previously he earned an MSc also from Cranfield and an MEng in Industrial and Management Engineering from Polytechnic of Bari (Italy). He has received awards from 3D Printing Industry (2019), BAE Systems (2010, 2018), Royal Aeronautical Society (2013), European Space Agency (2015), and The Welding Institute (2018). He counts over 40 publications to his name since 2013.