Dean Sheku Kamara holds the RTAM Master Level Certificate on additive manufacturing from SME and is a 2008 recipient of the prestigious Karl O. Werwath Engineering Research Award from MSOE. In 2010, he was named a Laser Sintering DINO (Distinguished INnovator Operator Award) from the Additive Manufacturing Users Group for his contributions to the laser sintering technology and industry.  

In his capacity as dean of applied research, he oversees the five centers within the ATC and also has served:

  • As a technical advisor to the rapid + tct conference organized by SME since 2004       
  • On the board of the Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing & Productivity
  • On the board of AEM’s Futures Council
  • As past chair of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG). This group consists of owners and operators of additive manufacturing equipment.  

Contact Dean Kamara to discuss your opportunities and challenges in your company, institution, or business to see how the ATC can help, using our 40+ undergraduate and graduate student employees, faculty and staff.