Amada Miyachi America (Monrovia, CA), which manufactures resistance welding, laser welding, marking, cutting, and micromachining equipment and systems, announces that Dr. Geoff Shannon, the company's Manager of Advanced Technology, has been appointed to the Industrial Laser Solutions (ILS) Editorial Advisory Board.
Dr. Shannon will serve as an advisor to the editors of ILS, the only bimonthly publication devoted exclusively to global coverage of industrial laser applications and technology. He will also author articles on topics of interest and offer counsel on his industry specialties.
Since receiving a PhD in laser welding from the University of Liverpool in 1993, Dr. Shannon has been involved with industrial laser application and product development for cutting, welding, marking, and micromachining lasers and systems. In his current position of Manager of Advanced Technology with Amada Miyachi America, his role is to identify and develop new markets, applications, and products based around laser technology.
"I am extremely honored to be asked to join in helping ILS fulfill its mission of advancing industrial laser material processing globally," Dr. Shannon said. "I especially look forward to contributing in the areas of laser welding and micromachining."