An additively Manufactured Titanium Implant for Neurocranial Reconstruction (3D Printing Europe 2015)

Mr Harald Schmid, Project Engineer
FIT production
Germany
 
Apr 28, 2015.

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Presentation Summary

Due to an injury, a Syrian patient in an Israeli hospital was missing a large part of his os frontis. The implant was modeled using a CT scan of the patient's cranium, additively manufactured in titanium and finally implanted. After a quick and successful operation, the patient is alive today.

Speaker Biography (Harald Schmid)

Harald Schmid joined FIT AG as a software developer in 2013, working on toolpath generation for 3d printers. In 2014 he became a member of the newly formed additive design and manufacturing division. There he worked as a project engineer, specializing on solutions for industrial applications. Harald Schmid has studied mathematics in Munich, Regensburg and Singapore. His first foray into mechanical engineering was working on a virtual engineering environment, a virtual reality tool for engineers developed by researchers of the Technische Universität München.

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