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May 28, 2008 - During plenary session at SME RAPID 2008 Conference and Exposition, Dr. Jayanthi Parthasarathy, B.D.S., M.S. of the University of Oklahoma School of Industrial Engineering, accepted Dick Aubin Distinguished Paper Award for her paper on application of rapid prototyping to the field cranioplasty. Award recognizes innovative rapid prototyping processes and techniques and honors author for contribution of ideas and information to rapid technology and additive manufacturing industry.

Dr. Jayanthi Parthasarathy Accepts Dick Aubin Distinguished Paper Award


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Press release date: May 23, 2008

Award-Winning Paper Focuses on Rapid Technology Used in Skull Reconstruction

DEARBORN, Mich., May 22, 2008 - Dr. Jayanthi Parthasarathy, B.D.S., M.S. of the University of Oklahoma School of Industrial Engineering accepted the Dick Aubin Distinguished Paper Award for 2008. Dr. Parthasarathy was honored during the plenary session at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' (SME) RAPID 2008 Conference and Exposition on May 20.

The award recognizes innovative applications of rapid prototyping processes and techniques and honors the author for his/her contribution of ideas and information to the rapid technology and additive manufacturing industry. It is named in memory of Richard F. Aubin, a founding member of the Rapid Prototyping Association of SME Advisory Board and member of the editorial review board for the Rapid Prototyping Journal. Aubin was a pioneer in the international intelligent manufacturing systems (IMS) effort with his work in the rapid product development feasibility study.

Dr. Parthasarathy was this year's recipient for her paper on the innovative application of rapid prototyping to the field of skull reconstruction for use in correcting defects, also known as cranioplasty. She and co-authors, Dr. Shivakumar Raman and Dr. Binil Starly, both of the University of Oklahoma School of Industrial Engineering, detailed the surgical reconstruction procedures required of both form and function and the recent introduction of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) that has opened a new horizon for the possibility of direct fabrication of patient-specific titanium prosthesis from CT scan data. This design strategy gives a feasible, repeatable, and predictable solution to designing custom craniofacial implants.

"Advances in computer technology in the rapid industry have created new avenues in surgery which the previous generation could only have imagined," says Todd A. Grimm, vice chair of SME's Rapid Technologies and Additive Manufacturing (RTAM) Community. "The Dick Aubin Distinguished Paper Award acknowledges such ground-breaking innovation."

For further information about the Dick Aubin Distinguished Paper Award or to learn more about the RTAM Community, visit www.sme.org/rtam.

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About SME: The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the world's leading professional society supporting manufacturing education. Through its member programs, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and helps keep manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies. Headquartered in Michigan, SME influences more than half a million manufacturing practitioners and executives annually. The Society has members in more than 70 countries and is supported by a network of hundreds of technical communities and chapters worldwide.
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