ASME STS - March 17, 2016 - "3D Printing - Escaping the Smokestack: the Factory Moves Home"
SPEAKER - Dr. Matthew Wettergreen
Lecturer, Rice University
A presentation about advances in personal manufacturing, advanced manufacturing tools, and application of this by students at the university level. This will be a tech-focused presentation, walking you through the story of the factory as it has transitioned from a square building giving off black smoke into the average home, as well as what this means for the worker of the future!
Matthew Wettergreen has a formal education in bioengineering with a specialization in biomechanics and organ printing and an informal education in non-profit/arts management and marketing, community organizing, and digital strategy. Matthew's work (Caroline Collective, Do713, Chicago Mayoral Campaign, Bandcamp, and Record Monsters) leverages technology to deliver products, solutions, and platforms that help people connect, collaborate or work effectively together. He is currently a lecturer at Rice University in the OEDK working with undergraduate education in engineering, mentoring undergraduate students in engineering design projects, and instructing students in the physical prototyping of objects.
Professional Development Hour (PDH) certificates will be available to participants at the conclusion of the event.
The Forest Club (View)
9950 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77024
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