Mechnano proudly announces the nomination of Olga “Dr. O” Ivanova, Director of Applications & Technology at Mechnano, for the prestigious TCT Women in 3D Printing Innovator Award. Voting is now open until Tuesday, March 5, 2024, and your support can make all the difference! Cast your vote here.

Dr. O is the Director of Applications & Technology at Mechnano, a materials company bringing carbon nanotube technology to the world of AM. She leads the development of additive manufacturing materials and identifies applications for these materials to meet customer needs. During her time at Mechnano, Dr. O has developed and released four new product lines and refined various other materials for development.

The TCT Women in 3D Printing Innovator Award 2024 finalists were announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 during the ‘TCT Awards – Meet the WI3DP Innovators’ virtual Panel Session, hosted by TCT Head of Content, Laura Griffiths, and WI3DP President, Kristin Mulherin. Dr. O Ivanova stands out among the five finalists, representing Mechnano with distinction and showcasing her remarkable achievements in the field.

With a background in Analytical Chemistry and over a decade of experience across academia, industry, and government sectors, Dr. O brings a wealth of expertise to her role. Prior to joining Mechnano, she served as Applications Lead and Services Manager at Open Additive, where she developed relationships with customers across various industries and academia to meet their AM research and application needs.

Join us in celebrating Dr. O Ivanova’s nomination for the TCT Women in 3D Printing Innovator Award by casting your vote today. Your support will help recognize her outstanding contributions to the AM industry and inspire future generations of innovators. For more information and to cast your vote, visit


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About Mechnano

Mechnano is an Additive Manufacturing (AM) materials company, pioneering the integration of discrete, dispersed, and functionalized Carbon Nanotubes into AM materials. The company’s proprietary technology, D’Func, empowers advancements in the properties of virtually all types of AM materials, surpassing previously perceived limitations. Based in Arizona, United States, the company is backed by over a decade of research and development and protected by over 130 process and composition of matter patents. D’Func, enables enhancements in critical areas, including but not limited to, static dissipation, impact resistance, tear resistance, and tensile strength. Learn more at and LinkedIn.