Gerry L Knapp

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr. Gerald (Gerry) Knapp is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Materials for Advanced Manufacturing 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.