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Introduction to 3D Printing


3D Printing, or Additive Manufacturing, has seen a phenomenal rise in terms of usage and popularity amongst engineers and scientist. It has gain a lot of attention in the various media all over the world. Recent investments by major companies, private corporations and government agencies showed the importance of this technology and its importance to the next generation of product development and advanced manufacturing. What is 3D Printing? Why is it so important and what does it mean to companies involve in manufacturing?


Date(s): 4 to 5 March 2020
Time: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Venue: NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre (Buona Vista)
Closing Date:
19 February 2020
Course Fee: Standard: S$834.60   View more
Registration fees inclusive of:
  • Complimentary Lunch
  • Prevailing GST
  • Course materials
  • Light refreshments


This two day course aims to address these questions and provide a clear and wide-ranging introduction to this technology and its implications to the future development of manufacturing.


This course will introduce to participants what 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing (AM) is and provide them with a clear understanding and summary of the following:

1. Fundamentals of 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing
2. Advantages and Strengths of Additive Manufacturing
3. The Additive Manufacturing Chain
4. Classification of Additive Manufacturing
5. A comprehensive look at the different AM Systems
6. Applications of AM in the industry and home

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Leong, Kah Fai

LEONG Kah Fai is an associate professor in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. He obtained his B.Eng. (Mech.) with Honours from the National University of Singapore and two M.Sc. degrees in Engineering Product Design and Mechanical Engineering, from Stanford University. His area of research interests are in Additive Manufacturing for biomedical applications, particularly in tissue engineering; sports technology; design science; and design education. He has taught for more than 30 years in these areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also over 200 publications in international refereed journals and conferences in these fields. His publications have been cited more than 5,000 times and his H-index is 32 (Web of Science). He also has a number of patents in these areas. He is currently the Programme Committee Deputy Chair of the Singapore Centre for 3D Printing, Co-Director, SIMTech-NTU Joint Laboratory for 3D Additive Manufacturing and concurrently, Director of the Institute for Sports Research.

Managers, engineers and technicians who wish to have clear understanding of what 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing is, what this technology can be used for, the different kinds of the technologies available and how the technology will impact upon current product design, development and manufacturing practices.
Standard Course Fee S$834.60
Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

Cat-A SSG Funded Courses1


Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) 2


Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)3


Workfare Training Support (WTS)4

Standard Course Fee $834.60
Course fee payable after funding or subsidy, if eligible under various schemes
Course fee payable after Discount^

Group of 3 pax and above


NTU/NIE Alumni, Staff & Students


NTUC Member

- All fees stated are inclusive of 7% GST
- SkillsFuture Credit can be used to offset course fees payable.
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