R. Prakash Kolli, P.E., PhD

R. Prakash Kolli, P.E., PhD, is the founder of a company specializing in the area of metal and alloy additive manufacturing and previously provided consulting services for technology development projects. He has worked in the areas of nuclear power plant materials degradation, structural alloy development, failure analysis, facilities engineering, project management, and research and development and has taught courses in both materials science and engineering and mechanical engineering. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and has published a chapter in the ASM Handbook.

Dr. Kolli received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University, an MS in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.