David Brackett

Technology Manager
Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC)
Dr. David Brackett is Technology Manager for AM at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) which hosts the UK National Centre for AM. He has worked in AM since 2006 and prior to joining the MTC (2015-present), worked in AM research groups at the University of Nottingham (2012-2015) and Loughborough University (2006-2012). He has extensive knowledge of AM and how it can be used to create parts with improved performance, in particular using metal powder bed fusion processes. He currently leads a team of research engineers helping companies adopt AM, and prior to working at the MTC focused on exploiting the design freedoms of AM through novel design methods.