Drew Snelling, Ph.D.
Department of Manufacturing Engineering
Office: IT 3136
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
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