Reimagining the Factory Floor

John Hart, Cofounder, Desktop Metal

John Hart on the massive disruption that 3D printing and additive manufacturing is poised to have globally.

John Hart, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cofounder, Desktop Metal

John Hart is an associate professor of mechanical engineering and Mitsui Career Development Chair at MIT. Before joining the MIT faculty in July 2013 he was an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, and art/design at the University of Michigan. He has PhD (2006) and SM (2002) degrees from MIT, and a BSE (2000) from Michigan, all in mechanical engineering. At MIT, John leads the Mechanosynthesis Group, which creates new machines, materials, and design principles for advanced manufacturing, including carbon nanomaterials, additive manufacturing processes, and origami-inspired materials design.

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