30 November 2021
Dakhel Aldakhi, Additive Manufacturing Engineer working with Saudi Aramco Consulting Services Department.
He received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering form King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) with first honor class . Dakhel is certified from MIT and was former production lead for local AM company. During his experience with Saudi Aramco he played a major role in the development of SA AM strategy & standers, in addition, he successfully filled a patent and author a technical paper in the 3D printing field . Dakhel was a team member in 1st place winner in 2021 SPE Endogenous International competition with innovative 3d printing sustainability solution.
Stefan Ritt, Vice President/MD EMEA operations Spee3D
After earning his engineering degree in technical physics from the University of Applied Science in Lübeck, Germany, Stefan Ritt started his career in RP/AM in 1985 when running a prototype lab in the R&D arm of a coffee and vending machine company. After that, he held positions in QA and product management for mid-sized Dutch and Danish companies. In 1998, Stefan took on international sales and marketing of RP tooling products for a UK/German joint venture. In this capacity, he was successful in international markets with the development and support of the transition of RPT and metal AM equipment into production equipment. Stefan has also worked for SLM Solutions where he continued his efforts to grow the metal AM market internationally. There he managed to bring the first powder-bed Laser metal printer on display at an AMUG-conference to the US. He now works for SPEE3D from Melbourne-Australia, which brings another new metal AM technology for production into the market, as their European managing director. He is a part-time lecturer for supply chain management at the technical university of Lübeck and guest lecturer for international business communication in marketing at the Technical University in Hamburg. He was also head of the DIN standardization group "Additive Manufacturing in aerospace" for 4 years and helped to develop the first international AM-standards for certification in that industry. In 2011, he was appointed as the European liaison officer and global ambassador for AMUG. As he travels around the world, he spreads the news about AMUG activities to expand the awareness of the users group in global markets. In 2015 he was awarded the AMUG-DINO for his continuous support and involvement for the user group and industry. Every year he brings the latest news, trends and future outlooks of the AM industry from around the world to the audience at the AMUG conference. Stefan is also part of the EPMA AM-steering committee to help our association to focus on the additive manufacturing industry for our members.
Noah Mostow, Director of Market Intelligence & Publications Wohlers Assosiates, Inc
Noah Mostow earned his master’s degree in Advanced Manufacturing from the Colorado School of Mines in 2020. He focused his studies on 3D Printing, lean six-sigma manufacturing, and engineering management. Noah is a dedicated professional who works to exceed expectations. He is passionate about exploring the impact of Additive Manufacturing on consumer and commercial products. Away from his computer, Noah is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys traveling and getting into the colorful Colorado mountains.
Noah became interested in 3D Printing as an undergraduate at the University of Vermont while studying mechanical engineering. During his final year, he gained hands-on experience with industrial 3D printing systems at Burton Snowboard’s Rapid Prototype Laboratory. Noah moved from Vermont to Colorado to work at 3D Systems Healthcare as a biomedical engineer focusing on craniomaxillofacial reconstruction surgeries. He worked with surgeons to plan procedures and collaborated with internal teams at the company to design, manufacture, inspect, and deliver FDA-cleared, 3D-printed medical devices.