Lauralyn

Lauralyn McDaniel joined ASME in February 2019 as Industry Events Manager and leads ASME’s new Medical AM/3DP Advisors. She was previously the industry manager of medical device manufacturing at SME.

McDaniel has been involved in medical manufacturing since 2000 and additive manufacturing since 1999, engaging with companies and activities surrounding additive manufacturing, micromanufacturing, nanotechnology, and many other technologies. This work has included identifying challenges and potential solutions for medical manufacturing, writing articles on innovative technologies and processes, and leading a Medical Additive/3D Printing groups as well as an Innovation Watch Committee. She has been active with the additive manufacturing community since 1999 and serves as Vice Chair of the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standards Collaborative as well as co-chair of the Medical Workgroup, and is a member of 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 the 3D Printing Industry’s Community Advocate of the Year in 2019.  She has written several articles focusing on the challenges to expanding the application of AM3DP in medicine including scale-up of bioprinting and the workforce needed to support the technology.

She holds a BA from Oakland University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.