3D Printing Studios today announces the appointment of Professor Dr. Chua Chee Kai, to the board of the company as a Non-Executive Director effective from 1 October 2017. Professor Dr. Chua is a world renowned leading expert in the field of various Additive Manufacturing (AM) techniques and is widely sought after and cited for his experience and knowledge in both research and industry in the area of 3D printing. With over 25 years to his credit, Professor Dr. Chua was awarded the “Academic Career Award” for his many contributions to AM or 3D Printing at the 6th International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping (VRAP 2013) at Leiria, Portugal.
“We are very pleased to welcome Professor Dr. Chua onboard as our new board member and look forward to working with him closely as he brings tremendous value as a strong qualified subject matter expert and mentor to 3D Printing Studios. With his experience and guidance, we believe as a company we go further and provide more innovative, creative and disruptive 3D printing technologies to better serve our customers” said Jason Joo, Managing Director for Asia and Co-Founder of 3D Printing Studios.
• Professor Dr. Chua Chee Kai is the world’s leading renowned expert with over 25 years’ experience in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM) also known as 3D Printing.
• Professor Dr. Chua has published extensively with over 300 international journals and conferences in 3D Printing, attracting over 7500 citations, and has a Hirsch index of 42 in the Web of Science.
• Professor Dr. Chua is the Executive Director of the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing (SC3DP) and a full professor of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore).
“I am honored and would like to thank 3D Printing Studios for the wonderful opportunity given to me to contribute further and assist them in realizing the company goals and future growth plans. I see great things coming with 3D Printing Studios becoming the leading 3D Printing Solution and Services technology company across the Asia Pacific region” said Professor Dr. Chua
With an estimated global market potential of over USD 26 Billion by 2020, Additive Manufacturing (AM) or better known as 3D Printing technologies are developing impressively and are expected to bring about the next revolution. As a main component to the Industry 4.0 framework, 3D printing is a disruptive technology and can bring many benefits to various industries that are today struggling to adopt and adapt new technology to be more competitive in their chosen industry.