Alex Conway

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About Alex Conway

Senior Additive Manufacturing Researcher

After several years in academic research Alex joined the Design for Manufacturing team in IMR to support Irish and EU organisations looking to explore the benefits of additive manufacturing. Alex is specifically interested in process characterisation, monitoring, and improvement of LB-PBF.


  • Hands-on experience with a variety of metal and polymer additive manufacturing systems
  • Design for Additive Manufacturing
  • LB-PBF process monitoring and analysis


  • DigitBrain
  • SAM
  • CoCo


  • B. Sc. in Mechanical engineering with Management studies
  • MAI in Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering

What motivates you at IMR?

Working in IMR affords me the chance to work in a very capable and agile team with a proven record of winning competitive funding and providing solutions that help indigenous Irish SME’s and global organisations. Every day we are presented with new challenges and opportunities to grow and learn while making real and measurable positive impact.


Laser-based – Powder Bed Fusion

Design for Additive Manufacturing

Process monitoring

Project Management