Jose Burgos

Application Engineer, NanoAL

Jose acts as the link between NanoAL’s R&D discoveries and the commercialization of market-ready aluminum technologies.  His background in aluminum processing has primed him for adapting Addalloy aluminum alloy powders to existing metal 3D printers and aiding the development of NanoAL advanced alloys for application into traditional manufacturing processes. Having worked in production plant and startup laboratory settings, Jose is unafraid of getting his hands dirty to ensure that customers receive high-performing products that meet their specified needs.

Jose is experienced in:

  • Studying the properties and features of novel materials using a variety of analytical techniques
  • Executing standard test methods and developing non-standard test techniques to assess and benchmark the performance of advanced metal alloys
  • Inspecting the quality of metal products against internal and external specifications
  • Developing marketing collateral based on research and experimental outcomes

Experience and Education

  • BS Materials Science and Engineering – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MBA – Quantic School of Business and Technology
  • 2 years of production metallurgical engineering at Arconic
    • Specialized in aluminum sheet manufacturing for heat exchangers and automotive body sheet
    • Reviewed customer specifications and approved customized production flow plans through rolling mill
    • Dispositioned non-conforming products in production prior to delivery to customer
    • Resolved customer claims of non-conforming products for corrective actions
    • Maintained plant-wide change management system
  • 3 years of product and application engineering at Unity Aluminum
    • Specialized in the development of advanced aluminum and refractory metal powders for additive manufacturing and conventional powder metallurgy processes
    • Collaborated with external partners to experiment with and co-develop of use of refractory and aluminum alloy powders for additive manufacturing
    • Developed improved printing parameters of novel alloys for laser powderbed fusion and bound metal extrusion additive manufacturing processes