Shantanab Dinda

ShantanabShantanab  is currently pursuing a Master’s degree (Thesis Track) in Industrial Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. His field of interest in IE is manufacturing, with a focus on Additive Manufacturing. He is working as a research assistant at the Engineering Design and Optimization lab on education and assessment tools in additive manufacturing, creating a software and mobile app for gauging manufacturability of parts via 3D printing. Previously, Shantanab was a teaching assistant at the Computer Science & Engineering Department for CMPSC 201 for Fall 2015, Spring 2016 and Fall 2016.

Shantanab graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing engineering and a Master’s Degree in Chemistry from BITS Pilani, India in 2014. Before joining Penn State, he worked as a Research Assistant in IIT Delhi on non-conventional machining and 3D printing using FDM. During his undergrad, he worked on areas such as Sustainable and Lean Manufacturing, doing his bachelor’s thesis on Enterprise sustainability. He has also done various internships in the manufacturing sector, working on process capability improvement and machine optimization using Design of Experiments on machine parameters. Outside of academics, Shantanab enjoys outdoor activities including Soccer, Tennis and trekking. He is also a history buff and likes working on construction models in his free time.

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