Ken Baker speaks on the progression of mathematics in 3D printing, including experimentation with sense of depth, curves, planes, and symmetry.
"Presentation of the Day" on May 5, 2014.
Digital fabrication technologies like 3D printing are becoming mainstream. A new movement is emerging where you'll be able to design every object you own, from your kitchen knives to your cell phone. This is the new industrial revolution, a transition from mass-production to mass-customization.
"Presentation of the Day" on June 24, 2013.
Patrick Letourneau is a 3D artist living and working in Winnipeg. In this presentation he recounts the story of how he made a working box camera with a radioactive WW2 reconaissance lens, a 3D printer, and some wood. He also shares some of the the photos he took with it.
Corrie Van Sice works at the intersection of design, engineering, and biology. She speaks on the under-discussed dilemma of "innovation" run amok. Corrie posits that if more scientists were to operate like artists (in that they could explore their studies without university or corporate control), development in their field might take a new and exciting direction.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 10, 2013.
Architect Oscar Glottman talks about MGX by Materialise, a company which uses 3D printing technology to create items that can be incorporated into daily life. With creations ranging from jewelry to furniture, 3D printing utilizes both mathematic equations and organic compositions to create unique, usable designs.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 10, 2014.
3D printing is an awesome tool for designers. Rik Theunissen specializes in unique projects. In his PechaKucha talk he presents his design for big pieces of random crystals. They were shown at the well-known Amsterdam Fashion Week.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 20, 2014.
"If someone dumps a box of legos in your lap and asks you “What you can do with this?”, you’re not going to say “I don’t know”. You’re going to say “What can’t I do with this?” Same thing for 3D printing."
3D printing and scanning is an emerging tech and its presence at Texas A&M is becoming more widespread, and Benedict Nguyen discusses its exciting most recent developments.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 1, 2015.
Dutch born Marc Bax is a Mechanical engineer who loves turning ideas into prototypes and has spent the last few years working with 3D printing technology to do just that. He talks us about the diffence between conventional and 3D printing.