Dr Ben Jastram, Scientific Assistant
Speaker Biography (Ben Jastram)
Ben Jastram is currently deputy head of the 3D Laboratory at the University of Technology in Berlin. During his academic studies he was working in the fields of 3D architecture visualization as well as 3D construction and architectural model making. In 2006 he started working with generative technologies in the 3D Laboratory as a student assistant. After graduation from university in 2009 as Dipl.-Ing., he became research associate and lecturer in the field of rapid manufacturing technologies, 3D measuring techniques, data reconstruction and visualization. 2010 he became deputy head of the 3D Laboratory and managed and participated in several research projects i.e. palaeontology, archaeology, veterinary medicine and medical applications. His current research is the development of a heart valve shaped scaffold made of biodegradable materials with selective laser sintering processes.
Company Profile (3D Labor TU-Berlin)
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For ten years the 3D laboratory at the Technical University of Berlin has been developing applications in the fields of 3D scan, 3D print and 3D immersive (interactive) projection. The applications originate in many application fields like; mathematics and natural sciences, engineering sciences, medicine and medical technologies, geo sciences, archaeology, palaeontology, architecture, arts and design, museums etc. The 3D laboratory cooperates with research and other public institutions such as museums, as well as small and medium sized companies. Last but not least the laboratory contributes to the university teaching and provides knowledge transfer to its cooperation partners.