After getting his Master's degree in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Dr. Ram Krishna continued his studies at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, where he got his Ph.D. in 2011. He held postdoctoral positions at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom and North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. His knowledge includes a wide range of materials for high temperatures applications and understanding their behavior and performance through mechanical testing at high temperatures, as well as advanced characterization techniques, as evidenced by his h-index of 10 and designation as co-inventor of 13 patents. He has authored or coauthored more than 30 research papers that have appeared in journals and conference proceedings. His current research focuses on 3D printing and materials for 3D printing applications.