Richard Hague is Director of the Centre for Additive Manufacturing (CfAM) and Professor of Additive Manufacturing at the University of Nottingham, UK. Having worked in the AM field for over 25 years, he is internationally recognized both for scientific endeavour and creating impact though industrial exploitation where he has a background of leading and managing large multi-disciplinary, multi-partner research projects from both EPSRC (UK science funder) and industry. Richard’s research interests are focused on AM specific processes, materials and computational methods across for wide spectrum of industrial sectors with current research programmes focused on next-generation multifunctional additive manufacturing and the generation of engineering-grade and functional materials through AM. Richard has received multiple international awards and honours and is also co-founder and Director of two spin out companies: Added Scientific Ltd, a consultancy and technology provider in the field 3D ink-jetting and binder jetting; and Reactive Fusion Ltd, which is commercializing patented reactive binder-jetting technology out of the University.