Lauralyn McDaniel joined ASME in February 2019 as Industry Manager and today leads Metrix’s Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing strategy and engagement including advisory groups and community initiatives. McDaniel has been involved in additive manufacturing since 1999, engaging with companies and activities surrounding AM along with micromanufacturing, nanotechnology, and other technologies. Her additive manufacturing activities include Vice Chair of the America Makes & ANSI AMSC as well as co-chair of the Medical Workgroup, DICOM WG-17 3D Manufacturing, RSNA 3D Printing SIG, and ASTM F42 Executive Committee. She received the America Makes Ambassador Award in 2018 and was named 3D Printing Industry’s Community Advocate of the Year in 2019. She has written several articles on the challenges to expanding the application of AM/3DP and the workforce needed to support the technology. She also serves as editor of Metrix’s Medical AM/3DP Year in Review and the Aerospace AM/3DP Year in Review as well as AdditiveManufacturing.com
She holds a BA from Oakland University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.