The Mechanosynthesis Group welcomes several new members for the Fall 2016 semester. Mechanosynthesis UROP Alumni Jacob Rothman joined us as a new graduate student. Michael Arnold, a new graduate student, joined us in a continuation of the soil sensing work with the TATA Center for Technology and Design. Dan Oropeza joined us as graduate student on loan from Lockheed Martin. We also welcome Dr. Christoph Meier, a new Postdoctoral Fellow who joined us from the Technical University of Munich. Greg Dreifus joined us from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Last, but certainly not least, Johannes Weinberg, a product of the Air Force Academy, joins us to further our research into additive manufacturing of metals.