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Hot Science Cool Talk
Friday, October 16, 2015, 07:00pm - 08:15pm

The Future of 3D Printing:
The Democratization of Design

Blue hand being printed by 3D printer.Dr. Carolyn Seepersad
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering 
University of Texas at Austin

What is the talk about?

3D printing is capturing the imagination of makers, futurists, and scientists everywhere. It is already changing industry, as well as the capabilities of DIY makers. How does 3D printing work? Have we entered a new industrial revolution? What is the future of 3D printing, and how will it impact our lives?

Presenter’s Biosketch

Dr. Carolyn Seepersad’s research focuses on developing methods and computational tools for engineering design. She led the creation of The Innovation Station, the first of its kind 3D printing vending machine, accessible to all students on the campus of UT-Austin.

Hot Science Cool Talk schedule at the University Teaching Center (UTC):
o 5:45-7:00 PM Community Science Fair (UTC breezeway)
o 5:45-6:15 PM Spanish Presentation (Room UTC 2.102A)
o 7:00-8:15 PM Main Program (Room UTC 2.112A)

Brought to you by the UT Environmental Science Institute, with support from the Jackson School of Geosciences, College of Natural Sciences, and Natural Sciences Council.

Location: UTC