Verification and Validation Best Practices for Integrated Computational Materials Engineering
Mark Benedict is currently a program manager and materials engineer working for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Manufacturing Technology Division supporting programs that focus on Additive Manufacturing and Integrated Computation Materials Science and Engineering. Recently he has been working across the AFRL Materials and Manufacturing Directorate to modernize the IT infrastructure and encourage adoption of verification and validation best practices.
David Riha’s technical experience includes predicting the probabilistic response and reliability of engineered systems using advanced probabilistic and uncertainty methodologies. Since 1991, he has coordinated the development of the NESSUS® probabilistic analysis computer program to support engineering analysis, design, and model verification and validation.