Biomedical Engineer & Researcher
Carsten Engel graduated at the University of Brussels (ULB) as a biomedical engineer and currently works as a researcher at SIRRIS (Collective Centre of the Belgian Technology Industry) which has the biggest European Additive Manufacturing machine parc. His main work involves R&D projects in the field of biomedical and aerospace applications. He worked on specific cases (for example the total jaw replacement in Titanium fully patient-custom) in order to help surgeons in the field of biomedical 3D Printing using various biocompatible materials. He is currently finishing a thesis for his MBA where the topic involves the strategic positioning & the viability of a startup company in the field of metal Additive Manufacturing – 3D Printing for the aerospace sector.