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Friday, July 14 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
3D Printing: Is Science Overtaking Science Fiction (ET)

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There are some very interesting developments in 3D printing coming in the next 5-10 years. We know that 3D printing can be used for anything from plastic replacement parts, to engineering prototypes, cosplay elements, R&D, space, food, tabletop games, medicine, so on. Our panelists will discuss the current and future state of 3D printing.

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William C. Tracy

Science Guest
William C. Tracy is a North Carolina native with a masters and BS in mechanical engineering. He also has a BA in toy design. As such, he has both designed and operated heavy construction machinery (big toys) and is an expert in linkage design and optimization. He has been a Profe... Read More →

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JT "The Enginerd"

Science Guest
JT “The Enginerd” is an all-purpose geek. She obtained her Masters of Science in Engineering Mechanics with a focus in biomechanics from Virginia Tech in 2013. Her research focused on animal locomotion and included the analysis of beetle respiration and helping construct a platform to measure the force produced during an insects jump. Currently, she teaches basic engineering and design to future nerdlings (aka high school students) in Henrico County, Virginia. She also serves as the advisor to her schools chapter of the Technology Student Association (TSA) and as well as the coach for the Quidditch club. Outside of the world of science and education... Read More →
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John Grigni

Artist Guest
John Grigni has been an illustrator and designer for over 25 years. He began using computers for 3D work in the early 90s. He’s provided illustrations for a number of gaming companies, both traditionally and digitally. In 2012 he started Argos Animation, and has been using Blender heavily in his production work. In 2014 he did the... Read More →
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Gopal Metro (Gild the Mourn)

Guitarist/Engineer, Gild the Mourn
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William C. Tracy

Science Guest
William C. Tracy is a North Carolina native with a masters and BS in mechanical engineering. He also has a BA in toy design. As such, he has both designed and operated heavy construction machinery (big toys) and is an expert in linkage design and optimization. He has been a Profe... Read More →


Friday July 14, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Salon B-C-D

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