As Additive Center we’re very excited to share that Gilbert Peters is joining the Additive Manufacturing expert group. Gilbert is a concept thinker combining practical experience with in-depth engineering knowledge. Over the years he specialized himself as a lightweight expert, with a passion for additive manufacturing and design optimization. Gilbert won the first price of the Additive World Award 2015 with a redesign of a motorcycle swingarm.
Gilbert started his career as a car mechanic at a local car dealership. In the mean time he studied for his Bachelor of Automotive Engineering and later for his Masters in Mechanical Engineering. This combination of practical hands-on experience and academic knowledge proves to be invaluable time and again.
After graduation, Gilbert gained experience by working for various small businesses and multinationals, mainly in the Automotive industry. Expertise was gained in automotive engineering, concept development, composites and additive manufacturing.
With a great passion for innovation and out-of-the-box solutions, Gilbert is driven to do things smarter, more efficient and with minimal harm to the environment.
1st price – Additive World Award 2015
Gilbert Peters entered the 2015 Additive World Design Challenge with a redesigned motorcycle swingarm. The swingarm was topology optimised and featured high level of part integration. 16 components were integrated into one single swingarm.
Automotive and complexity
Gilbert Peters excels in complex problems and lightweight solutions. With his allround engineering knowledge and his in-depth additive manufacturing skills he’s perfectly suited to beat technical challenges in various industries.