Sneha Prabha Narra received her B.E. in civil engineering in 2012 from Osmania University, M.S. in computational mechanics in 2013, M.S. in mechanical engineering in 2015, and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering in 2017 from Carnegie Mellon University. She then completed her postdoctoral training at the NextManufacturing Center at Carnegie Mellon University. She subsequently joined the mechanical engineering department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) as an assistant professor in Fall 2018. She spent three years at WPI prior to joining the CMU Mechanical Engineering Department in July 2021.

She is currently serving as the Associate Editor of the Additive Manufacturing journal and plays an active role in organizing AM symposia and workshops through the TMS Additive Manufacturing bridge committee.

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2017 Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

2015 M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

2013 M.S., Computational Mechanics, Carnegie Mellon University

2012 B.E., Civil Engineering, Osmania University

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Metal 3D printing across scales

New faculty member Sneha Prabha Narra is interested in utilizing recent advances in in-situ monitoring, process modeling, and fundamentals of welding to advance the use of wire arc additive manufacturing for new applications and materials.