Outstanding Women thriving Additive Manufacturing Industry in India

Posted bySwati SumanPosted in21st Century SkillsAdditive ManufacturingDesign ThinkingSkill DevelopmentSTEM LearningWomen EmpowermentTags:Additive ManufacturingWomen Empowerment

The Art Of Making Foundation takes this opportunity to acknowledge and promote bunch of extraordinary women in 3D Printing Industry in India. We extend our gratitude to these amazing Women Scientists, Educationists, Entrepreneurs & Innovators who are inspiring young girls of our country.


1.  Dheepa Srinivasan

A practicing engineer in GE for over 18 years, leading the research and development of high temperature materials and manufacturing technologies for gas turbines. She has a PhD, in Metallurgical Engineering, from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She is the inventor of several new technologies having over 35 patents, and has developed more than 50 technologies/process applications that are now running in several gas turbines and steam turbines. She is an adjunct faculty in IIT, Ropar, a visiting faculty in Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore and a Research Professor at Vel Tech University, Chennai.


2.  Firoza Kothari

Co-Founder & CTO at Anatomiz3D. Majorly pertains to product development, strategy, pricing and budgets, collaborations, recruitment and employee management, lead to client conversion and management, designing 3D models, spokesperson at various platforms, creating awareness in the fraternity, researching on new upcoming technologies, etc.

Patent – Pedicle Screw Guides
India’s first – 3D Printed Paediatric Cardiology model
India’s first – 3D Printed Scoliosis Drilling Guides
India’s first – 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand for Partial Amputee
World’s first – 3D Printed Tongue Tumour Model

3. Shweta Thapa

A Social entrepreneur, & Innovator working passionately to impart education and improve awareness about 3D printing.
She is a Mechanical engineer who is an expert in the field of Additive Manufacturing, connecting 3D printing to the multitude of application segments in Education, Healthcare, Jewelry & Architecture. She has completed her M.S. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University, NJ, USA.
An advocate for women empowerment & STEM learning, NJ Ambassador for Women in 3D Printing, Founder of educational startups, The Art of Making Foundation3Ducators LLC, Shweta has been helping small businesses, communities, schools & individuals grow by utilizing sustainable solutions by harnessing the power of Design & Additive Manufacturing.


4. Kavitha Mohanraj

Founder at INTO DESIGN. Computational Designer and Design development professional with certification in Rhino3D and Grasshopper Modelling software and an M.Arch focused in Advanced Architectural Design from Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste (Städelschule) Frankfurt.


5.  Priyanka Nadig

Currently at Cyient Ltd., she is supporting the development of Metal AM facility with a key focus on machine, material and process qualification. A manufacturing professional with over 10 years of experience in diverse manufacturing industries, starting from FMCG to an advanced manufacturing technology such as Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing.


6.  Rhythm Mehra

Senior Engineer-Additive Manufacturing at Eaton. M.S in Advanced Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College, London. Winner of one of the most prestigious awards for leadership by PEC University of Technology, the College Colour.


7.  Divya K

Scientist at Centre for Laser Processing of Materials ARCI,Hyderabad. MTech from IIT Madras in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering. Industrial experience in Material development, Simulation and Supplier Quality Management.


8. Jyoti Suryawanshi

Passionate about cutting edge technology (3D Printing), innovation, and enterprise development. Driven towards developing technology to bridge the gap between R&D and manufacturing implementation to solve customers’ manufacturing challenges. She is PhD and Master of Science in Metallurgy and Material Science– Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.




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