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Gerry L Knapp

R&D Associate

Dr. Gerald (Gerry) Knapp is a research and development associate staff member in the Microstructural Evolution Modeling Group within the Materials Sciences and Technology Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Pennsylvania State University in 2021 and his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University in 2016. His research on metal additive manufacturing processes focuses on the heat transfer and solidification that occurs during directed energy deposition and powder bed fusion.