Nathaniel is a biomedical design engineer at Auckland DHB and is studying part time at Tech Futures Lab where he is pursuing a master’s degree in Technological Futures.
He has a passion for increasing awareness, accessibility, and adoption of 3D printing technology in all sectors with a particular interest for the healthcare industry.
He was awarded the Allied Health Scientific and Technical Innovation Award for his contribution to Auckland DHB when he established the in-house 3D technologies facility at Auckland City Hospital in 2018. He develops and creates solutions for problems clinical staff have had, through various 3D printing methods.
In addition to this he has been consistently creating anatomical models since November 2019, aiding the maxillofacial department in over 150 surgeries.