Category Archives: James Weaver

Thanks to MIT and Harvard brains can now be 3D printed by the pixel

A collaboration between MIT’s Mediated Matter Lab and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has yielded an image processing method that makes 3D printing patient-specific medical models a cinch. While accurate, and ready-sliced for 3D printing, manually processing MRI and CT scan data is a laborious process, typically done over the course […]

Multimaterial 3D printing advances by the pixel with new Neri Oxman patent

Neri Oxman and colleagues Dominik Kolb, James Weaver and Christoph Bader at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Mediated Matter group have been granted a patent for multimaterial 3D printing. Published December 28th 2017, the patent discusses a way of translating 3D scanned point-cloud data into an operational command for 3D printers. The patent was granted ahead of a potential sea-change […]