April 20, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA

The Barnes Group Advisors Announces Kevin Slattery as the Newest ADDvisor®

The Barnes Group Advisors Tips 100 Years of Additive Manufacturing Experience


The Barnes Groups Advisors (TBGA) is pleased to announce that Kevin Slattery, Ph.D. will be working with us to assist the industrialization of Additive Manufacturing. Kevin is well known in the world additive manufacturing, metal powder processing, titanium, and aerospace. 

Dr. Slattery was most recently the Chief Scientist for Additive Manufacturing in Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T). He was responsible for developing and integrating the technical roadmaps and development plans for metallics AM for the entire company, along with building and leading a multi-skilled team to execute and deliver the technology throughout the enterprise. Prior to that, he was the Chief Scientist for Metals, Ceramics, and Mechanical Systems in BR&T, with responsibility for portfolio development and coordination, while executing the additive manufacturing portion. He served at the Division Chief Engineer for USN & USAF fighters and US Army rotorcraft in Boeing’s Military Sustainment organization, including international operators. From 1997 to 2012, he was on the BR&T Metals Team as a researcher and senior manager, where he primarily developed advanced low-cost titanium processing technologies supporting all Boeing products. He was the technical and programmatic lead in implementing the first in aerospace metal additive manufactured structural aircraft components for both spares and production, along with 5 other “industry first” technology implementations. Kevin currently holds 34 US patents, with another 15 applications pending. 

Kevin has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla (now Missouri S&T), and a DSc in Material Science and Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. 

John Barnes, Managing Director of TBGA said of Kevin, “Kevin is such a fantastic addition to TBGA and it’s extremely exciting about who we could help with his vast experience in technology, strategy and materials & processes. The next year is going to fun and exciting to watch unfold.” 


The Barnes Group Advisors (TBGA) is the global leader in technology, systems & economics for Additive Manufacturing and member of America Makes. It is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has presence in Australia, the United Kingdom, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Youngstown, OH, St. Louis, MO and State College, PA. TBGA is comprised of seasoned specialists with over 100 years of experience in additive manufacturing, and leverages its staff of aerospace OEM trained, hands-on, AM engineering skills to help companies work through their AM adoption strategy via powder, metallurgy, requirements, mechanics, techno-economics, design and leadership and strategy. ADDvisor® is a registered trademark of The Barnes Group Advisors.