On Feb. 28th, at the invitation of Prof. Shi Tielin of MSE, Prof. Wei Jun, Principal Scientist of Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), Agency for Science, Technology and Research( A*STAR) , paid a visit to MSE, and gave a presentation titled “Opportunities and applications of Additive Manufacturing”. Associate professor Xia Liang chaired the meeting. Over 50 teachers and students of MSE attended the meeting.
During the presentation, Prof. Wei gave a general introduction to SIMTech and A*STAR. Then he introduced the application of additive manufacturing technology in fields like aerospace, vehicles, etc., as well as its advantages over other technologies.
Prof. Wei also illustrated technological difficulties, innovations and technology transformation of additive manufacturing. What’s more, he explained the development prospects and challenges of future additive technologies.
The presentation was full of novel contents and practical significance, which brought the teachers and students a lot of frontier information. During the interaction session, the audience asked many questions and Prof. Wei answered them in detail.