Lauralyn McDaniel joined ASME in February 2019 as Industry Manager and today leads Metrix Connect’s AM/3DP strategy and engagement including advisory groups and community initiatives.
McDaniel has been involved in additive manufacturing since 1999, engaging with companies and activities surrounding additive manufacturing along with micromanufacturing, nanotechnology, and many other technologies. This work has included identifying challenges and potential solutions for additive manufacturing, writing articles on innovative technologies and processes, and leading Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing groups as well as an Innovation Watch Committee. Her additive manufacturing activities include Vice Chair of the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standards Collaborative as well as co-chair of the Medical Workgroup, DICOM WG-17 3D Manufacturing, RSNA 3D Printing SIG, and ASTM F42 Executive Committee. She received the America Makes Ambassador Award in 2018 and was named the 3D Printing Industry’s Community Advocate of the Year in 2019. She has written several articles focusing on the challenges to expanding the application of AM/3DP in medicine including scale-up of bioprinting and the workforce needed to support the technology. She also serves as editor of ASME’s Medical AM/3DP Year in Review and the upcoming Aerospace AM/3DP Year in Review. She holds a BA from Oakland University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.
- Medical 3D Printing: Building the Infrastructure for Innovation
- Thursday, November 4 • 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM