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    Dive into Additive Manufacturing with the 3Degrees Discussions Podcast

    Welcome to 3Degrees Discussions, a weekly podcast that has brought in 14,000+ listeners who are devoted to the stories behind the innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders in the 3D Printing Industry. As one of the most profound and acclaimed podcasts in the 3D Printing World, we've had over 100 guest interviews and counting, and 3,540 minutes of content available on five audio and video platforms. Our platform continues to flourish with exciting new episodes to come.


    To our continuous listeners, thank you. Please feel free to share an idea for a new episode, check out our blog, and keep up with the newest interviews we have in store.

  • Real Stories Beyond the Hype

    Conversations from Ford, Renishaw, Boeing, NASA, Cummins, and more.

    Check out the Podcasts below to hear Dr. Vasquez's stimulating questions about what recent discoveries these companies have made.

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  • Most Recent Episodes

    Episode 121:

    Robert Higham

    Robert Higham launched Additive Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. (AMS) in 2017. He is a Chartered Engineer and has experience across academia, motorsport, space, and aerospace. Robert was responsible for qualification of materials, processes, and parts produced by additive manufacturing most recently for Airbus before creating AMS. AMS was designed and aims to bring aerospace-grade qualification, validation, and operation capability to all corners of industry and at its core aims to support the industrialization of additive manufacturing.

    Slide through for more awesome episodes!


    Episode 120: Sarat Babu

    Sarat Babu is an expert in combining materials science and design when it comes to Additive Manufacturing. We actually met back in the 2010s while we were both in the UK and he was working on his company Betatype. He’s got great insights and perspectives on the industry and where it is going.

    Episode 119: Elizabeth Henry

    Elizabeth Henry is the founder of Henry General Strategies a consulting firm focused on strategies for the business side of scaling emerging technologies-like additive manufacturing to reach industrial manufacturing scale. Rooted in strategic communications, Liz brings nearly twenty years of industry, government, and coaching experience as a partner to high-performing organizations in emerging technologies to lead the team at HGS.

    Episode 118: Jeph Ruppert

    Jeph Ruppert is a director with 3D Systems’ Application Innovation Group (AIG) – a team comprised of engineers, designers, and technicians that collaborates with the company’s customers to architect bespoke additive manufacturing solutions and applications. Renowned for his expertise in process control, validation, and characterization using metal AM within the medical device and other critical application industries, Jeph has supported the manufacture of more than 2 million medical devices to date and more than 100 customer 510(k) and CE marks. He is a key contributor to regulatory organizations, providing guidance which is helping to shape industry standards.

    Episode 117: LJ Holmes

    LJ Holmes is the Executive Director of Advanced Manufacturing at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. LJ has many years of Additive Manufacturing experience including time in the Army Research Lab. He continues to be active in maturing defense-related manufacturing projects through his work with Astro America.

  • Full List of Episodes

    Dive in below and follow the journey of Dr. Mike Vasquez as he interviews a number of different influential people who are changing the world with 3D Printing. Each Episode features a special guest, compelling and insightful debate, and new ways to ponder our understanding of the future that is 3D Printing.

  • 3Degrees Discussions In-Depth

    Want to know more about our guests and their careers in the additive and 3D Printing space?