Alex Liu, PhD
Head of Additive Manufacturing Programs – Asia Region
Dr. Alex Liu is Head of Additive Manufacturing Programs – APAC region at ASTM International. In his role, he works closely with National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC) in Singapore, one of the ASTM AM CoE strategic partners to curate AM programs in APAC that will lead to standards development. He has a B.Eng in Mechatronics and Robotics Automation and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, focusing on process and materials characterization for metal additive manufacturing. He has received and managed grants more than $10M and works closely with various industries and government agencies for establishing automation and communication within an AM set up. He is also a reviewer for Materials Characterization Journal and has co-authored more than 10 peer reviewed publications with more than 35 technical and business presentations around Asia. He has received a total of 10 awards and patents in the area of additive manufacturing.