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Larry (L.J.) R. Holmes, Jr.  Executive Director, Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, recently completed a podcast with 3Degrees about 3-D printing.

In the podcast, Holmes discussed his background and 3D printing.  3Degrees is an independent, technology-agnostic 3D Printing and Materials Science consulting company. 

The show is now live and you can check it out at the following links:




In his role at the University, Holmes focuses on Research and Engineering and leads the development and operation of an Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute. The mission of this academic institute is to create an interdisciplinary forum for bringing materials, processing, and manufacturing together by digital design and innovative manufacturing methods. Holmes left federal service in 2018 after 15 years at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL). His final posting at ARL was the Director of Research Partnerships and Communication for the ARL Center for Agile Materials Manufacturing Science (CAMMS). He was also the lead for ARL’s Hybrid Manufacturing research portfolio, including the management of materials and manufacturing science programs related to multi-material processing technologies for functional/multi-functional devices. Holmes is also the Director of Government Relations at nScrypt, Inc. in Orlando, FL. nScrypt designs and manufactures high-precision micro-dispensing and direct digital manufacturing equipment with unmatched accuracy and flexibility. Holmes is also the Chief of Manufacturing at the Applied Science and Research Organization of America (ASTRO America). ASTRO America is a non-profit, non-partisan research institute and think tank dedicated to advancing public interest through manufacturing and technology.


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