Maria Teresa Perez Prado

Head of research group on sustainable metallurgy. Dr. Pérez-Prado is actively involved in research related to additive manufacturing. She has published over 140 research articles in the area of metallurgy, which have received over 5900 citations.

Alberto Álvarez

Project manager at IMDEA Materials. Having a degree in Forestry Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid, Alberto has experience working on R&D proposal preparation and managing projects at the financial and administrative levels. He will assist the IMDEA researchers regarding all the non-scientific issues arising from the project.

Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston is a Communications Specialist with a background in journalism, and corporate communications. His role includes carrying out communicative activities designed to highlight the work of projects such as ConstructAdd in industry publications and among the general public in order to foster a greater level of knowledge and awareness of science and research in society.

John Stavridis

John Stavridis obtained his diploma in Mechanical & Aeronautical engineering at the University of Patras in 2016 and the year after obtained another master’s degree in design & Production at the University of Patras. At the same time worked as research engineer in the Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Processes at University of Patras until 2017 following and managing research

Lorenzo Abrusci

He obtained a three-year degree in Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino in 2013 and the master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering in 2016. Through a collaboration with the Politecnico di Torino, he began working at the Turin Additive Laboratory of Avio Aero, gaining experience for about 18 months in the field of metal Additive Manufacturing. In 2021 he then

Vasile Luchin

Graduated in Materials and Nanotechnology Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Vasile is member of MIMETE’s technical development team where he analyzes the client product requirements and provides assistance to the production team. He enthusiastically joined ConstructAdd team to bring his knowledge and expertise for the successful realization of the project.

Gorka Iglesias

Head of R&D and Standardization, ArcelorMittal Tubular Products, Chairman of the CIDECT. He is a PhD Engineer coordinating the R&D activities of AMTP – the division where AM Vitry is located – and will support the team in managing the project.

Inés Llarena

She is a Mechanical and Industrial Design and Product Development Engineer. She is part of the Product Development Team at corporate level within ArcelorMittal Tubular Products. She is involved in the management of the general Product Development activity within the AMTP division, so she will be key as well for the exploitation of the results internally helping deploy the system

Irmantas Sakys

Experienced Project Lead with a demonstrated history of working in the oil & Energy industry. Skilled in Petroleum, Documentation, Quality Management, Welding, and Engineering.

Francesca Bonfanti

A metallurgist with experience on manufacturing and failure analysis. She is Manager of the Technical Development Department, the team that receives requirements on the products and through complete knowledge of MIMETE capabilities transfers them to the production team. She also coordinates research and development activities whose aim is the continuous improvement of the quality of the product.

Ralf Hojda

Worked 30 years in leading R&D and Application engineering positions. Starting with high corrosion resistant materials, followed by components for electric vehicles he is since October 2012 in charge for the development of the Industry Product Line Portfolio of Vallourec, a leading producer of tubular solutions and hollow sections for which Additive Manufactured Parts are supposed to play a role

Alessandro Catanzano

He is the design director of CIMOLAI, experienced in the design of steel bridges, special large structures, assembly, construction and heavy lifting and transport, maritime heavy transport design, fixed and moving steel equipments, heavy maritme transport with barges, and heavy transport vessels.

Sastry Kandukuri

Sastry Kandukuri

Global Practice Lead – Additive Manufacturing & Senior Principal Consultant – Qualification & Certification services at DNV Energy Systems Norway