Dr James Novak is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in additive manufacturing (3D printing) at Deakin University, Australia, based within the School of Engineering. He has previously been a Postdoctoral Researcher in product design and design for additive manufacturing at the University of Technology Sydney, and a lecturer and course convener at Griffith University. James is an award-winning designer and researcher, winning the prestigious Dick Aubin Distinguished Paper Award at RAPID in 2015 for his 3D printed bicycle, which has also been exhibited around the world at venues including the Red Dot Design Museum in Germany. He is currently an Assistant Editor of the Computer-Aided Design and Applications Journal, and has previously been a guest writer for several international 3D printing companies. James' formal qualifications include a PhD, first class Honours in Digital Media, Bachelor of Design (Product), Bachelor of Design (Architecture).
Dick Aubin Distinguished Paper Award 2015, Griffith University Medal 2014