Sudarsanam Suresh Babu

The Governor’s Chair for Advanced Manufacturing is Sudarsanam Suresh Babu, a materials scientist who explores the production, design, and performance of transforming materials into parts.

His research helps widen the scope of advanced manufacturing and additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, which is the process of adding successive layers to make a three-dimensional solid object from a digital model.

Babu serves in UT’s Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering as well as the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Sudarsanam Suresh Babu

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