Office Location: Engineering A108
Dr. David Prawel has enjoyed a 38 year career as a developer, entrepreneur, consultant and educator in 3D technology and digital product development. He helped build 6 startup companies, with one successful IPO and one in the works. He earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Buffalo, and a Ph.D. from Colorado State University in Biomedical Engineering. He is currently on the Research Faculty in Mechanical Engineering at CSU, where he develops biomaterials (http://www.engr.colostate.edu/me/2016/01/27/biomaterials-research-and-engineering-laboratory-brel-lab/) and runs the Idea2Product 3D printing lab (www.idea2product.net), which he founded in 2012. In addition to his love affair with 3D technology, he is also married for 35 years to a remarkable and extremely understanding woman and has an extraordinary son who is shaking things up in high-tech.