29 August 2017 12:42
Regular readers of this blog will remember that we recently interviewed Dr Billy Wu of Imperial College London, to talk about some of the cutting-edge 3D printing research taking place there. Particularly notable was the new breed of metal printer that Dr Wu and his colleagues have developed. While additive manufacturing professionals and hobbyists alike have long dreamt of a workable desktop metal printer, but for the most part, such technology remains a long way off. Imperial’s new metal printer not only makes desktop printing with metal materials a viable ...
22 August 2017 14:00
Today on the blog, we sit down with Dr Billy Wu of Imperial College to discuss 3D printing’s applications in research and education, how Imperial’s students are turning their 3D printed prototypes into business opportunities, and his team’s revolutionary new metal printing method.   Was there a specific moment where you decided 3D printing was something you wanted to pursue? I’m a lecturer at the Dyson School of Design Engineering here at Imperial. I’ve actually been here for 12 years, since my undergrad. I’m in design engineering now, but I started out in ...