Additive Manufacturing R&D Project Engineer
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.