Manager R&D / Applications Development – Polymers
Dr. Cary Baur is Manager of Applications Development – Polymer at EOS North America. Cary’s team works directly with customers to enable new applications by providing customized consulting and training programs to transform their product portfolio through additive manufacturing (AM). In this role, Cary is also responsible for developing partnerships and long-term projects, and is currently serving as technical project lead for partners that are implementing EOS polymer technology into their business such as Under Armour.
Prior to working at EOS, Cary was the senior leader of polymer AM at Arconic’s Technical Center, where he oversaw AM research efforts in the polymer materials and aerospace divisions. His achievements included designing a new polymer resin for casting applications that lowers cost and increases part quality, and developing isotropic finishing, a post-processing technique that decreases the number of manual hours needed to obtain optimal surface finish.
Cary is the co-founder of Adaptive 3D Technologies, a company that has earned over $1.5 million of National Science Foundation (NSF) funding in addition to private funding to develop materials with advanced mechanical properties, such as softening with applied body temperature to improve comfort, fit, and performance of printed apparel products.
Cary also serves as an advisor to the Advanced Manufacturing and Nanotechnology division at the NSF, where he oversees funding and research initiatives for small businesses innovative research (SBIR) grants aimed at advancing the additive manufacturing industry.
Cary earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Clemson University and his doctorate in polymer chemistry from The University of Texas at Dallas.