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3D Printing Applications in Medicine and Life Sciences

Sharing Session August 2018

Speaker: Dr Izhar Aziz - 3D Gens Sdn Bhd
Date: 29 August 2018, Wednesday 
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 am 
Venue: Maker Lab, PTAR, UiTM Puncak Alam Campus

08:30 am - Breakfast
09:00 am - Introduction to Maker Lab UiTM
09:30 am - Sharing Session by Dr Izhar Aziz
11:30 am - End


Speaker Biodata

Dr Izhar Abd Aziz a PhD in 3D Printing Technology from the University of Waikato New Zealand. He started his career as a process engineer in metal stamping manufacturing company involved mainly in CAD design and product development process. In 2003, he worked as a researcher at Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre (AMTC SIRIM Berhad). He was working with various 3D printers from filament, powder and resin type. In 2012, He was appointed as product development engineer at Innovative Product Development Centre (IPDC) in the UK to look into metallic 3D Printer for 2 years. He then initiated the innovative method of producing medical devices implants through additive manufacturing process and published many papers on the related areas. In 2015, he started 3D Gens that provides customised medical implants and devices in Malaysia, and now expanding to Indonesia.

"3D printings produce low cost models, assist doctors to provide clear communication with patients that leads to better decision making and improve outcomes."

Event Summary

In this sharing session, there were around 25 UiTM lecturers attended the event. Dr Izhar shared his experienced working in the area of 3D printing, ideas, business and research collaborations with the lecturers.

This event was in conjunction with IFLA delegation visit to PTAR and several exhibitions e.g Art & Design Exhibition, Difable Group and Austism Exhibition. The exhibitions brought many visitors to the newly initiated Maker Lab including school students. IFLA international participants that visited to Maker Lab shared stories about the use of maker spaces/maker labs in their universities. 


Level 3, Perpustakaan Tun Abdul Razak (PTAR)
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Puncak Alam Campus
42300 Bandar Puncak Alam
Selangor. MALAYSIA

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