Drew Snelling, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Manufacturing Engineering

Office: IT 3136

Phone: 912-478-2285

Email: dsnelling@georgiasouthern.edu


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2015

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2011

B.S, Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2008

Research Interests

Dr. Snelling’s research interest include metal additive manufacturing with an emphasis on design, materials processing and characterization of nickel and steel alloys, productionalization and efficiency, machine automation, workforce development, and education.  His interests also include the fusion of traditional and non-traditional manufacturing technologies, such as metal casting (investment and sand) and additive manufacturing, to advance the state-of-the-art.


Snelling,  Dean  A.;  Williams,  Christopher  B.;  Suchicital,  Carlos  T.A.;  Druschitz,  Alan  P.,  Binder  Jetting Advanced  Ceramics for  Metal-Ceramic  Composite  Structures,  2016,  International  Journal of  Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Snelling,  Dean  A.; Li,  Qian;  Meisel,  Nicolas;  Williams, C.  B.;  Batra,  Romesh;  Druschitz,  Alan  P., Lightweight  Structures  Fabricated  via  3D  Printing of  Sand  Cast  Molds,  2015,  Advanced  Engineering Materials

Snelling  Dean  A.,  Kay  Ruthie,  Druschitz  Alan  P.,  and  Williams  Christopher  B.,  2014, Mitigating  Gas Defects in Casting Produced from 3D Printed Molds, International Foundry Research

Last updated: 8/18/2017

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