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Prof. Stefanie Feih, ADaPT - Spearheading a manufacturing revolution on the Gold Coast

Episode description (43 mins)

Professor Stefanie Feih is a Cambridge-educated world expert in advanced manufacturing and materials performance. As the Director of the ADaPT Institute at Griffith University, she and her team are ushering in a new era of virtual design, rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing) - and working hand in hand with Gold Coast companies to incorporate these new 'Industry 4.0' technologies into their operations. This is a fascinating dive into the future of manufacturing; learn about the process for designing and 3D printing components and devices (or even whole houses) using metals, polymers, ceramics and concrete. There are a myriad of applications including industrial parts, satellite and marine components, medical devices, individualised implants - even building models of aneurysms in the brain for practising robotic surgery! An episode not to be missed.

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Professor Stefanie Feih, Director, ADaPT

About Stefanie

Professor Stefanie Feih is an engineering professor in advanced manufacturing and 3D printing at Griffith University. She is the Director of the ADaPT institute, which is Southeast Queensland’s leading institute for research and design of medtech devices (surgical guides, implants, artificial hearts), satellites and marine components. Stefanie has a passion for sustainability and recycling of materials.

Stefanie received a PhD from Cambridge University and a Masters from Cornell in the US, but is originally from Germany. Stefanie is ranked in the top 2% of scientists worldwide in the field of advanced manufacturing and materials.

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