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3D and Rapid Prototyping

Academic links

During the course of their research the 3D rapid protoyping team have forged links with the following institutions and individuals:

The Engineering Department at the University of Seattle, USA

Birkbeck College, London

Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland

Bath Spa University, Bath

University of Wales, Aberystwyth

National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland

Dr Matthew Studley, Bristol Robotics Laboratory

Dr Jonathan Rossiter, Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Bristol

Maja Stanic, University of Zagreb – Faculty of Graphic Arts, Croatia

Boyko Stoimenov, Bio-mimetic Control Research Center, RIKEN, Nagoya, Japan

Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery

The British Museum Conservation department.

Dr Peter Walters has collaborated with Professor Roger Atkins, MA, DM, FRCS Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon on a pilot project to investigate the potential for joint research to assess the potential of rapid prototyped ceramic to create accurate bone replacement sections in trauma surgery, where the bone is completely missing. This is an important new collaboration for CFPR taking our research into a new direction where creative arts directly collaborates with other disciplines.

David Huson was approached to assist the Bloodhound SSC team in developing and scanning a hand Impression mould for the Bloodhound SSC steering wheel. Bloodhound SSC is a project to design and build a car to set a new world land speed record, the project is being run and co-ordinated by the team that built the Thrust SSC (SuperSonic Car).