Department of Mechanical Engineering, Vishnu Institute of Technology, Bhimavaram, on 1st March 2019, organised a guest lecture on "3D Printing". The resource person was Dr. R. Bapaiah Choudary, who is currently the Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department and Dean (R&D) in Sasi Institute of Technology & Engineering, Tadepalligudem. Dr. R. B Choudary received his M.Tech from REC- Warangal and Ph.D from Andhra University in the field of Metallurgy and he had 32 years of teaching experience. The target audience of the lecture were second year B.Tech students and faculty of Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. R. B Choudaryinteracted with the students and elaborated them about the fundamentals of 3D Printing.Types of 3D Printing Technologies and Processes like Stereolithography (SLA), Digital Light Processing (DLP), Material Extrusion, Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Powder Bed Fusion and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) were discussed with their applications of 3D printing in practical situations. The students actively responded to the queries of the resource person and showed interest in learning the latest advancements in 3D printing.