Petre Shuohao Wu is now pursuing a doctoral degree at the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, NCSU. Prior to entering the program, he obtained a B.S. Degree in Control Science and Engineering (Automation) in 2011, from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. His current research interests include Optimization, Production and Supply Chain Management and Stochastic Processes. Beginning the summer of 2013, he started working on a project to improve the efficiency of various 3D printing/additive manufacturing processes.