The Desktop 3D Printing Revolution and The Software Behind It

  • 05/11/2016
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave., Ste 200, Irvine, CA

The Desktop 3D Printing Revolution and The Software Behind It

This is an OC Chapter ACM Event


Event Details:

Over the past five years, desktop 3D printing has grown from a curiosity in the garage to a tool used every day in many classrooms and workplaces. Listen along as Airwolf 3D co-founder, Erick Wolf, describes this fast-moving technology from the beginning. The talk will focus on how open source software played a critical role in 3D printing's rise and how software will need to adapt for mass adoption.

Speaker Bio:

Erick Wolf is co-founder of Airwolf 3D and leads the research and development departments. He is an expert in the field of desktop 3D printers and rapid prototyping, having designed the AW3D v.4, 5, 5.5, XL and HD line of professional-grade 3D printers. Mr. Wolf earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1997. Mr. Wolf has 20+ years of hands-on automotive mechanical experience to compliment his mechanical engineering degree. Mr. Wolf is also an accomplished patent attorney and well-versed in the field of intellectual property law as it relates to 3D printing technologies.

Erick has been an active 3D printing evangelist and has been teaching others about the power of this emerging technology. To date, he has introduced this technology to thousands of interested individuals by speaking and presenting at numerous events.


This event is co-sponsored by the IEEE Orange County Computing Society.

When:              Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 6:30 PM

Where:            The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation

5141 California Ave., Ste 200, Irvine, CA

Located at California and Bison; enter from California.

Plenty of free parking is available.



6:30 PM Doors Open & Networking

7:00 PM Announcements and Presentation

8:30 PM Meeting Adjourned 



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