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Design for AM for Education – July 2021

Key Research Theme Leader:

Dr Eujin Pei – Brunel University London


In partnership with Dr Eujin Pei and Brunel University London, the event hosted speakers covering different aspects of the education spectrum, focusing on the development of DfAM in educational settings from primary through to PhD.

DfAM in education is an important field to explore, and we will hear different perspectives from experts on how DfAM is developing in the area, as well as highlight ideas, challenges and questions on the future of Design for Additive Manufacturing in education.

The event took place online and featured speakers and interactive sessions.

Recording of the event

Welcome from Eujin Pei
Introduction to DfAM Network
Key Considerations for AM development, an Educational Perspective.
Alain Bernard
Starting a multi-departmental DfAM Elective module.
Connor Myant.
The Development of AM Skills in Young People.
Michael Mead
Creating a pipeline of AM skilled workforce via apprenticeships.
Martin Dury
A cohort-based PGR training programme in AM & 3D Printing.
Chris Tuck
Perspectives on AM Education Pedagogy. David Rosen
A context for learning, setting design & technology to be a catalyst for change.
Tony Ryan
Developing the AM Workforce Skills of Today & Tomorrow.
Adelaide Almeida
Future DfAM Network Events
Closing remarks