Celeste E Atkins

Mechanical Engineer -Robotics and Additive Manufacturing

Celeste Atkins is a technical staff member that provides engineering design support for large-scale and infrastructure-scale additive manufacturing systems and application-based research with the Manufacturing Systems Design Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Celeste’s work at the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility is focused on mechanical design and fabrication for custom and commercialized additive manufacturing systems. She has contributed to the development of several advanced manufacturing systems including thermoplastic Big Area Additive Manufacturing systems, a large-scale wire laser metal additive manufacturing system, and most recently, the first infrastructure-scale, cable-driven concrete additive manufacturing system.