Assistant Director, Digital Design & Additive Manufacturing
University of Delaware
Mr. Larry (LJ) R. Holmes Jr. is the assistant director of a newly formed Digital Design and Manufacturing Center at the University of Delaware. The mission of this academic institute is to create an interdisciplinary forum for bringing materials, processing and manufacturing together by digital design and additive manufacturing.
Mr. Holmes left federal service in 2018 after 15 years at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL). His final posting at ARL was the director of research partnerships and communication for the ARL Center for Agile Materials Manufacturing Science (CAMMS). He was also the lead for ARL’s Hybrid Manufacturing research portfolio, including the management of materials and manufacturing science programs related to multi-material processing technologies for functional/multi-functional devices.
Mr. Holmes is also the director of 3D printing at nScrypt in Orlando, FL. nScrypt designs and manufactures high-precision micro-dispensing and direct digital manufacturing equipment with unmatched accuracy and flexibility. Mr. Holmes leads the 3D printing business vertical at nScrypt which parallels three other business verticals, including electronics and packaging, life sciences and textiles.