Travis J. Kneen

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Travis Kneen has been a research analyst and additive manufacturing subject matter expert at the Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) since 2018. He answers technical inquiries and generates research reports, with research focuses on advanced materials, autonomous systems, and energetics. Prior to joining DSIAC, he was an additive manufacturing intern at America Makes. His graduate research focused on the high-strain rate mechanical and material properties of selective laser melted stainless steel 316L and was also a leader author on an International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing research publication. There he also performed printability and material properties testing on a variety of novel materials for Alcoa and other organizations. Mr. Kneen holds an M.S. in mechanical engineering from Youngstown State University and a B.S. in physics and astronomy and B.A. in history from the University of Rochester.

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