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About the author:
As Vice President of Product Strategy & New Product Development for Elsevier’s engineering solutions, Achuth Rao is responsible for driving the product strategy and new product development for Knovel, an engineering information and decision-support solution used by engineering teams, R&D professionals, educators and academic researchers from leading organizations worldwide.
Achuth has extensive experience in engineering, product development and product management in CAD & CAE, ERP & CRM and Analytics at large enterprise and small companies including Dealertrack, Campus Management, Eka Software, Yahoo!, and AMD & ANSYS Inc. He holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University as well as a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. In his spare time, he enjoys playing badminton, trekking and traveling with his family.
Posts by Achuth Rao
Posted on August 4th, 2017 in New Materials & Applications
3D printing or additive manufacturing has come a long way in becoming a main stream production process for industrial scale applications. 3D printing has been used to make complex shapes and light weight products made from polymers or metals Continue reading “Digital Light Synthesis: Bringing Chemistry to the World of Manufacturing” »
Posted on January 25th, 2016 in New Materials & Applications
3D printing (also called additive manufacturing) is a process for making a physical object from a 3D digital model by laying down many successive thin layers of materials. Continue reading “The shape of things to come … Programmable Materials” »