Virtual Engineering Week is bringing a full week of best-in-class education to the global design, engineering, and manufacturing communities. Join us each morning to hear from medical device industry professionals during the Medtech Mornings series, and in the afternoons to learn from engineering and manufacturing experts in areas like 3D printing, smart manufacturing, packaging, materials and sustainability, and career development.
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Herminso Villarraga-Gómez is the X-ray Quality Solutions Manager at ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions. He specializes in industrial applications of X-ray computed tomography working in dimensional metrology, 3D imaging, microscopy, and nondestructive evaluation. Herminso holds a PhD in Optical Science and Engineering (University of North Carolina at Charlotte). His current interests include establishing the accuracy and precision of X-ray measurement technologies and in comparing its performance with other existing measuring techniques, e.g., tactile coordinate measurement machines. He is also interested in advancing new manufacturing technologies such as additive manufacturing and contributing to the industry of quality control and nondestructive evaluation. Herminso is the author of several peer-review articles, conference papers, and a book chapter. He is a member of the Coordinate Metrology Society (CMS), the American Society for Precision Engineering (ASPE), the International societies for Optics and Photonics SPIE and OSA, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), and other professional associations promoting the advancement of engineering and applied physics. In his spare time, Herminso enjoys hiking and biking, but also has a passion for cultivating coffee on his parents’ land in the verdant mountains of Colombia.