Pedro A. Gonzalez joined Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in 2011 as a Manufacturing Engineer within the Advanced Manufacturing & Technology group. Mr. Gonzalez identifies, develops, and validates manufacturing processes/procedures for Additive Manufacturing (AM) relative to production and prototype programs; provides solutions for a variety of technical problems. He is also fully competent in understanding AM design and applying them to engineering requirements. He has been involved in the industry, both Additive Manufacturing and Subtractive Rapid Prototyping for over 11 years. Mr. Gonzalez is currently leading or involved with multiple Contract Research and Development and Independent Research and Development programs focused on development and implementation of AM technologies for air and space vehicles. Mr. Gonzalez is currently an advisor on America Makes AM Roadmap Advisory Group.