Anupam Vivek is a Research Scientist in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. With over a decade of experience in impulse-based metalworking technologies, Dr. Vivek serves on the technology advisory committee of the International Impulse Forming Group. He has held visiting researcher positions at University of New Hampshire, Technical University of Dortmund and American Trim. He is a co-inventor of the vaporizing foil actuator technology. He has a Bachelor of Technology in Manufacturing Science from Indian Institute of Technology and a PhD in Materials Science from The Ohio State University.