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Dr David Prawel

Colorado State University
Mechanical Engineering
Colorado, USA
Dr. David Prawel has enjoyed a 35+ year career as an entrepreneur, consultant and educator in 3D technology and digital product development. He helped build 6 startup companies, with one successful IPO and one in the works. He earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Buffalo, and a Ph.D. from Colorado State University in Biomedical Engineering. He is currently on the Research Faculty in Mechanical Engineering at CSU, where he researches biomaterials in the Biomaterials Research and Engineering Laboratory and runs a community-access center for 3D printing and personal fabrication (www.idea2product.net) which he founded in 2012.