Khalid Rafi, PhD
Sr. Lead, Additive Manufacturing Programs Development
Dr. Khalid Rafi is the Senior Additive Manufacturing Program Development Lead for ASTM International. In his role, he is responsible for developing programs on AM education and workforce development, and programs on standardization and certification. He holds Masters and Ph.D. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM). Prior to joining ASTM, Dr. Rafi was the global technical lead for Additive Manufacturing Programs (Materials & Process) at Underwriters Laboratories (UL). He was a key contributor to UL AM training programs, development of UL Blue Card program for plastics in AM, and in establishing validation program for metal additive manufacturing. He has co-authored over 25 publications in peer-reviewed international journals. He has made over 30 presentations in conferences, symposiums and trade shows.