Overview of Materials Printing Capabilities and Prototype Development for U.S. Army Applications (Printed Electronics & Photovoltaics USA 2010)

Mr James Zunino, ARDEC Project Officer / Materials Engineer
United States
2010 12월1일.


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Presentation Summary

  • Through the advancement of materials printing, superior capabilities can be added to military assets
  • ARDEC is designing and developing sensors, MEMS, and components to increase force effectiveness and reduce operations & support costs
  • The overall goal is to develop devices to be utilized on current and future military systems and transition these technologies to the field
  • These technologies will result in new and modernized weapon systems fielded globally that are capable of meeting current and potential challenges

Speaker Biography (James Zunino)

Mr. James Zunino is a Materials Engineer within the Materials, Manufacturing and Prototype Technology Division, located at the U.S Army Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC), Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. He holds a Master's of Business Administration and a B.S in Chemical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology. Mr. Zunino serves as the ARDEC Subject Matter Expert on smart coatings, flexible electronics, material printing, and novel ink development. Mr. Zunino works with customers and end users to develop prototypes and provides solutions to help meet needs and requirements. He has received numerous awards including: Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award, Department of the Army Research and Development Achievement Award, IDTechEx Academic R&D, as well as other DoD and Industry awards.

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The Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center of the US Army Materiel Command. Its workforce provides lifecycle support for most of the Army's lethality used by the US Warfighter. Its missions are to improve existing field items, develop new items, maintain a strong armament technology base and provide technical support to soldiers in the field.
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