Delivering Manufacturing Innovation

Ralph Resnick

President and Executive Director, NCDMM and Founding Director, America Makes – National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Mr. Resnick joined NCDMM in September 2008 as Vice President, Chief Technology Officer with more than 35 years of manufacturing experience. He assumed President & Executive Director in May 2011 and led the NCDMM to winning the competitive National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute contract.  Upon award, he also assumed the role of Acting Director of America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (formerly known as NAMII), until February 2013 when he appointed the new director.

Prior to joining NCDMM, Mr. Resnick served as Chief Technology Officer for both The Ex One Corporation and Extrude Hone where he helped establish Extrude Hone and Ex One as leaders in advanced manufacturing. He holds several patents in manufacturing processes and metrology.

Mr. Resnick serves on the Board of Directors of SME and is a SME Fellow and member of SME’s International Awards and Recognition Committee. In 2010, Mr. Resnick received the NAMRI/SME “Outstanding Lifetime Service Award.” He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Center for Manufacturing Sciences (LCMS); NIST Smart Machining Consortium; Navy Metalworking Center’s (NMC) Industry Advisory Board; MTConnect® Institute; DoD’s JDMTP Metals Subpanel; and the prestigious International Institution for Production Engineering Research (CIRP). Locally, Mr. Resnick recently joined the Board of Directors for the Central Allegheny Challenger Learning Center (CACLC) in Indiana County, the Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board and the Advisory Council for the University of Pittsburgh Center for Energy.



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