Somerset Community College Uses Generative Design as Distinguishing Factor in Curriculum
Top photo: Heather Beebe examining a 3D printed part of her skull.
It all started with Heather Beebe’s skull—her 3D printed skull, that is. Beebe was a pre-med student collaborating with Eric Wooldridge, professor and head of the additive manufacturing program at Somerset Community College (SCC) in Kentucky. Together, they worked to 3D print an actual MRI scan of Beebe’s skull, with the goal of helping to illustrate innovative opportunities for 3D printing applications in the biomedical industry. Their work caught the eye of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and soon after, Beebe and Wooldridge found themselves...Read the full article