David Wimpenny

Chief Technologist - Component Technology, The MTC

David is one of the World’s leading experts in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM). His ground breaking work at Warwick University and DeMontfort University helped to pave the way for the use of AM in the production of end use parts.  He is the Secretary of the Additive Manufacturing Association (AMA), one of the key bodies representing the Additive Manufacturing sector in the UK. David joined the Manufacturing Technology Centre in 2011 and established the Net Shape & Additive Manufacturing research theme which has grown to become one of the largest research activities within the Centre, driven by demand from some the UK’s leading manufacturing companies. In 2014 he was given a strategic role as Chief Technologist across the Component Technology area which encompasses High Integrity Fabrication, Nonconventional Machining, as well as the Net Shape & Additive Manufacturing technology.