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Richard Bibb

Country: United Kingdom

Keywords: Rapid Prototyping, Additive Manufacturing, Industrial Design, Product Design, Medical Devices, ‎Orthotics, Prosthetics, Surgical Instruments, Dental ‎Technology

Personal Information


Dr. Bibb graduated from Brunel University with a BSc in Industrial Design in 1995 and then moved to the ‎National Centre for Product Design & Development Research (PDR) to undertake doctoral research in Rapid ‎Prototyping. After obtaining his PhD, he remained at PDR to conduct research into the medical ‎applications of product design and development technologies such as 3D scanning, 3D CAD, Rapid ‎Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing. He established the Medical Applications group at PDR, which ‎developed a medical modelling service for hospitals that continues to supply the vast majority of the UKs ‎medical models. He moved to Loughborough University in June 2008 to teach industrial and product design ‎and continue his research. His collaborative applied research has been presented at international ‎conferences in the UK, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Japan, South Africa, Egypt, Canada and the USA and ‎published in more than 70 peer-reviewed papers.‎