After training as a Product Designer, Paul took on a first Masters degree in 2006 researching computer aided product development this was followed by a second Masters degree in 2008 researching 3D print technology applications. This research carried into a PhD in 2008 researching generative design for 3D printing.
In total this has seen Paul working with 3D print technology for around 10 years, 5 years of which have been spent researching the technology and developing its applications.
3D Printing Expert
Dr Smith lectures on 3D print technologies and was a guest lecturer at The Manufacturing Institute, focusing on advanced CAD and 3D print technology.
Appearing on the speaking circuit, Dr Smith has presented on the subject at a number of conferences around the world and has written articles for a wide range of journals.
In his own words, Dr Paul Smith is obsessed with 3D printing.