Welcome to P2[AM]2 Lab

The Laboratory for Powder Processing and Additive Manufacturing of Advanced Materials (P2[AM]2) directed by Prof. Mathieu Brochu is located in the Mining and Materials Engineering Department, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Follow our research!

Our team is conducting both fundamental modelling and processing-related research, as well as industrially-driven programs aiming to increase the utilization and service performance of real-scale components fabricated from powder materials.

Selected recent publications

Dr. Mohsen Keshavarz et al.

Materials Science and Engineering A

“The effects of the build orientation, impact orientation, and half stress-relief and hot isostatic press (HIP) heat treatments on the impact properties of Ti–6Al–4V produced by LPBF using un-notched Charpy impact testing was studied. Read more..

Dr. Mohsen Keshavarz et al.Materials Science and Engineering A

Xianglong Wang et al.

Scripta Materialia

“Single crystalline austenitic stainless steel struts with a diameter of 250 μm were successfully fabricated using laser powder bed fusion (LPBF). The struts exhibited a strong 〈110〉 texture parallel to the building direction (BD). Read more..

Xianglong Wang et al.Scripta Materialia

Dr. J. A. Muñiz Lerma et al.


“The current study compares the properties of three different AlSi7Mg powders, and aims to obtain insights about the minimum required properties for acceptable powder feedstock. Read more..

Dr. J. A. Muñiz LermaMaterials