Dr Carl Hauser joined TWI in June 2010 and is section manager and technology consultant in the Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM) section. Carl has been involved in additive manufacturing for more than 25 years. Carl steers technical strategy for both PBF-LB and DED-L and still conducts some experimental research in large scale AM. This includes the development of certification procedures and CAM software tools for DED-L processing.
Carl has published over 30 scientific conference and journal papers, has given many keynote presentations on Additive Manufacturing, and is an expert reviewer for several international additive manufacturing journals. Carl also sits on the advisory committee for the International SFF Symposium, held annually in Austin, Texas. Carl is a chartered engineer and has attained Fellow status with The Welding Institute.