Chris McCleary, Materials Information Consultant, works on the team to provide clients with support to fully realize the potential of their Materials Data and ANSYS’s GRANTA MI software. Chris is a recent addition to the MDMI team and brings a breath of knowledge from Research, Manufacturing, and Materials Testing with experience serving customers for Aerospace, Defense and Medical end use. Prior to starting with MDMI, he spent 5 years with Element Materials Technology as a Senior Metallurgical Testing Engineer.
Chris was born in Wisconsin, raised in Illinois, and graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) in 2011 and later with M.S. in MSE in 2017. Chris has a robust background in Metals and related processes. In addition, he holds a Certified Welding Inspector Certification and has recently been involved with the composition of a new AWS specification to be used for Welding of Orthopedic instruments.
In his spare time, Chris spends time with his wife young daughter and son, and springer spaniel. Chris and his family enjoy trips in their Camper. When time allows you might find him golfing, fishing, exercising learning about history, or watching sports (most likely the Green Bay Packers).
Chris is eager to apply his experience and expertise to tackle complex client challenges. Always striving to go above and beyond, Chris endeavors to meet all customer goals and to become a valued partner in advancing their organizations further into the future.