TopicMaterial-Structure Integrated Additive Manufacturing of High-performance Nickel-based Aerospace Components 


1)The presentation summarizes the latest progress in recent years on laser additive manufacturing of metal components, including the structural optimization, material innovation, process control, performance evaluation and engineering applications.2)We report the progress of our research team in the laser precision additive manufacturing of hard-to-process Nickel-based alloys and ceramic reinforced Nickel-matrix composites and their aerospace applications.3)We provide some considerations in the future research and development of additive manufacturing technology in the production of typical aerospace metallic components with high performance, high efficiency, high quality and green manufacturing capability. 

Prof. Dr. Dongdong Gu is currently a Full Professor of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) and the Vice-Director of College of Materials Science and Technology of NUAA. He was an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT, Aachen, Germany from 2009 to 2011. Prof. Gu is presently the Senior Editor of J Laser Appl and the Editorial Board Members of Int J Mach Tool Manuf, Appl Surf Sci, Int J Precis Eng Manuf, Laser Eng, and Additive Manuf. He is the Standing Committee Member of Additive Manufacturing Technology Institution, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society. His principal research interest is laser-based additive manufacturing of high-performance metallic materials. His obtained the financial support from more than 20 projects including National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), the National Key Research and Development Program, the NSFC-DFG Sino-German Research Project, etc. Prof. Gu has authored/co-authored 3 books and 118 papers in a number of international peer reviewed journals. He has been involved in 26 international conferences as Co-Chairman, Academic Committee Member and Keynote/Invited Speaker. Prof. Gu has been awarded the Science and Technology Innovative Talents of China, Ministry of Science and Technology of China (2017), the Youth Science and Technology Award of the China Aeronautical Society (2017), the Cheung Kong Young Scholars Award, Ministry of Education of China (2016), the Top-Notch Young Talents Program of China (2015), the Excellent Young Scientists Fund from NSFC (2013), and the “Green Talents” from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) (2012).