AM CoE Personnel


Lauren Ednie

Additive Manufacturing Project Engineer

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Lauren is an Additive Manufacturing Project Engineer at ASTM International. To her role, she brings 7 years of experience in the mechanical performance of additive manufacturing across a number of technologies including Powder Bed Fusion and Direct Energy Deposition methods.

In her last role at Frazer-Nash Consultancy, Lauren was part of the Materials Performance group and worked for a number of clients in industries including Civil Nuclear and Defence. As part of her role, she also led a team to develop an Advanced Manufacturing offering across various industries including Space and Fusion, taking a key role in client interfacing and proposal writing.

Lauren graduated from Swansea University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering before she went on to complete a Materials and Manufacturing Engineering Doctorate in collaboration with GKN Aerospace. In which she focused her research on the effects of surface finish on the mechanical performance of aerospace alloys, with her results published in peer-reviewed journals.

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.