Director, Powder Processing and Additive Manufacturing of Advanced Materials Laboratory
Prof. Brochu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering at McGill University, a Gerald Hatch Engineering Faculty Fellow on Additive Manufacturing and the Director of the Powder Processing and Additive Manufacturing of Advanced Materials Laboratory. He is codirector of the NSERC network on Holistic Innovation on Additive Manufacturing and co-director of the Canadian Additive Manufacturing Network. Prior to Joining McGill in 2004, Prof. Brochu held key AM-related positions: he was the Research Officer on electron beam welding and freeforming of aerospace materials at the NRC-IAR-AMTC, and Post Doctoral Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories. He is leading research projects in two main fields: (1) additive manufacturing and joining of advanced materials, and (2) high heating rate sintering processes. He received several distinctions, including the ASM Bradley Stoughton Award for Young Teachers (2009), the METSOC Brimacombe Award (2011) and the AAC Donald I. Johnson Award (2014).