Fabrisonic LLC, a manufacturer of Additive Manufacturing machines based in Columbus, Ohio, USA, has announced the addition of a new engineer to its technical staff, Dr Adam Hehr. As a Research Engineer at Fabrisonic, Hehr will lead technical tasks for embedding fibre optic strain sensors into metals and will continue the development of their patented Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing process (UAM).
Hehr recently completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at The Ohio State University, where his doctoral dissertation topic was “Process Control and Development for Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing Structure with Embedded Fibres.” Prior to accepting a full-time position, Hehr was an Engineering Intern with Fabrisonic during summer 2015. Dr Hehr has additional work experience with Los Alamos National Lab in Los Alamos, New Mexico and Etegent Technologies Ltd, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds both a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
“Adam made great strides as an intern and had impact on our engineering team,” comments Mark Norfolk, CEO of Fabrisonic. “We’re very excited he has chosen to join our team full-time.”