Episode 104

Behrang Poorganji


Behrang Poorganji, the Vice President of Materials Technology at Morf3D, joins the show this week. He holds a Ph.D. in metallurgy and materials processing from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. Behrang speaks on his additive experience that involves his time working in academia at The University of Toledo and working in industry as a consultant and advisor helping drive additive in domestic and international markets. He also emphasizes the importance of cooperation between different industries to push additive manufacturing forward. Behrang provides great insight on additive today and where additive is going in the coming future.

Episode Summary:

0:00 - Introduction 1:41 - Behrang's Background 4:45 - Path that led to Metallurgy/Materials Science 7:14 - Reflecting on Education in Japan 9:07 - Exposure to Additive Manufacturing 10:27 - Inspiration behind Metallurgy Research 15:10 - Inspiration from Different Industries 16:46 - Developing Relationships among various Industries 20:11 - Transition from Academia to Industry 23:32 - Ecosystem within Additive/Role at Morf3D 27:48 - Excitement for Remainder of 2022 29:38 - Book Recommendation/Influential Piece of Writing