Deb Whitis is the Materials Leader for GE Additive. Deb joined GE in 1995, where she held roles in materials development, materials testing, and materials applications engineering. Deb subsequently held roles leading CF6 Systems Engineering, Fan and Booster Design, and Stress Analysis and Life Management. Deb holds a B.S.M.E. from the University of Illinois, a M.S.M.E from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.S.M.S.E. from the University of Cincinnati, and a Ph.D. in Material Science & Engineering from the University of Virginia.