Prof. Brochu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering at McGill University 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 of the Canadian Additive Manufacturing Network. He was a Gerald Hatch Engineering Faculty Fellow on Additive Manufacturing and CRC-II for 10 years. Prior to Joining McGill, he held key AM-related positions: Research Officer on electron beam welding and freeforming at the NRC-IAR-AMTC, and Post Doctoral Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories. He is leading research projects to demystify the competitive interactions between metal powder engineering, their AM and sinterability and their response to heat treatment. Prof. Brochu has 7 patents, published over 250 peer-reviewed and conference publications, and have given over 70 keynote/invited seminal presentations worldwide. He received several distinctions, including the recent MetSoc Distinguished Materials Scientist Award (2021) and AWS A. F. Davis Silver Medal Award – Best paper Welding Journal (2020).