AM CoE Personnel


David Paredes

Additive Manufacturing R&D Project Engineer

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David Paredes is an Additive Manufacturing (AM) R&D Project Engineer for ASTM International. His previous skills include mechanical design and product development for combustion systems tailored to industrial gas turbines. David received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida and is currently working on his Master’s degree in AM and Design from Penn State. Before joining ASTM, he served as a Lead Combustion Mechanical Design Engineer at Doosan ATSA, an AM Engineer at Beehive3D, and a Mechanical Design engineer at Power Systems Manufacturing. In these roles, he was a proponent of additive manufacturing to drive innovative solutions for complex applications, including the development of hydrogen combustion technology. He also served as a Maintenance and Reliability Engineer at Dow Chemical’s LAO Power plant division.

AM CoE by the Numbers

With decades of experience in additive manufacturing, our team of experts is integral to our work. With team members located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia, the AM CoE is able to provide agile support for global initiatives.


combined in-kind, government agency, and ASTM investment
projects initiated that will address AM standardization gaps

How can I participate?

  • Support through Research and Development

    Through the AM CoE, research priorities are identified by the top minds in the field and are matched from the start to the standards that need to be generated to ensure the resulting AM technology’s success.

  • Consortium for Materials Data and Standardization

    Consortia for Materials Data & Standardization (CMDS) enables companies of all sizes from across the entire additive manufacturing ecosystem to collaborate on standardizing the best practices for materials data generation.

  • Explore On-Demand Webinars

    The webinar series provides guidance sessions on multiple and diverse topics in AM Design, Fabrication, Post-processing, Mechanical testing, Non-destructive evaluation, Applications, and Qualification and Certification.

  • Education & Workforce Development

    Comprehensive program that educates and trains the additive manufacturing workforce at all levels, while continually incorporating new advances to respond to industry needs and leverage standardization, certification, and AM CoE partner expertise.