Background of presenters and topics for the AMMA 2021

Christina Wiklund, GE Additive
«Additive Manufacturing in the defense MRO industry – challenges and solutions»

Christina Wiklund is Head of Sales for the EMEA region at GE Additive. She leads the sales team and provides strategic direction to drive the adoption and industrialization of metal additive manufacturing in the region. She joined GE Additive from Flex, a global manufacturing & supply chain company, where she was Vice President of sales and account management. Prior to Flex, Christina worked at Solectron and Ericsson in business development and account management roles. She started her career as a Foreign University Lecturer in Jiangxi, China. She also studied at Umeå University, Sweden; York University, Canada; and Stanford Graduate School of Business - Executive Education Program.

Tor Erik Nicolaisen, NTNU
«Advanced measurement methods for examining components produced using additive methods»

Tor Erik Nicolaisen is Faculty Group Manager for sustainable manufacturing, energy and materials at NTNU. More information about his presentation will be published shortly.

Vidar Brevik, The Royal Norwegian Navy
«A bottom-up approach to adopt additive manufacturing in the Norwegian Navy»

Vidar Brevik is in lead of a additive manufacturing project in the Norwegian Navy. The idea behind the project is that there are a lot of knowledgeable persons working in the Norwegian Navy and they have lots of ideas. Vidar has background from the Norwegian Naval Academy in economy and logistics, and holds a Master of Management degree from BI Norwegian Business School and a Master of Science degree from Brunel University. Professionally he has worked most of his career in the Norwegian Navy specializing in ERP systems, and has 3 years as a civilian as department head in a software company delivering information to oil and gas companies. In the last years he has worked with additive manufacturing both at work and in his spare time, and has completed the Additive Manufacturing for innovative design and production at MIT I 2021. 

Dr.Ing. Felix Zimmer, WIWeB (GER)
«AM activities of the German Armed Forces – The “Bundeswehr 3D Printing Center”»

After his study of aerospace engineering at the University of Felix Zimmer joined the Bundeswehr Research Institute for Materials, Fuels and Lubricants (WIWeB) in 2014. He started in the branch “Surface Technology and Analysis” focusing on adhesive bonding and received his Ph.D. in engineering from the Bundeswehr University Munich. After working in the branch “Mechanics, Simulation, Material Technology” he now heads the branch “Additive Manufacturing, Information Technology” and is head of the “Bundeswehr 3D Printing Center”.

Christian Duun Norberg, Fieldmade AS
«Fielding Metal AM capabilities»

Christian Duun Norberg is Founder and CEO of Fieldmade AS, an Oslo-based deep tech company with expert knowledge within the full spectrum of the applied Additive Manufacturing domain. Fieldmade is currently engaged in developing enabling technology and services for the Energy and Defense sector. Fieldmade`s ambition is to move the transformational AM technology into logistics, this from the - “dreamer” phase to the “doer” phase. In addition, Christian has a background from the Norwegian Armed Forces and the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment (FFI)”