Prof. Igor Shishkovsky received his PhD from the P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Moscow (1992) and Doctor of Science from the Institute of Structural Macrokinetics and Material Science of the RAS (ISMAN, Chernogolovka, Moscow region, 2005). In the period from 1993 to 2013 years, Prof. Shishkovsky held positions (Lecturer, Associate Professor, Full Professor) at SamGTU, SamGU, and MGTU n.a. Stankin. He was an Invited Professor in the Diagnostics and Imaging of Industrial Processes (DIPI) Laboratory at Ecole Nationale d’Ingenieurs de Saint Etienne (2006 – 07 & 2010 – 11, ENISE, France). He is a co-author of 300 scientific papers, 12 books/chapters, and 8 patents devoted to additive manufacturing processes (Powder Bed Fusion, Direct Energy Deposition, Fused Deposition Modeling, Laser Stereolithography, etc).