The Team

Brian Luptak – Project Manager
bluptak2@gmail.com

Brian

Brian is a 4B Mechatronics Engineering student at the University of Waterloo. He was the initial concept creator bringing the idea of building a 3D SLS printer. Brian then continued to oversee the project’s progress and success by lending a hand in all sections of the project.

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Benjamin Cousins – Mechanical Lead
bacousin@gmail.com

Ben

Benjamin is a 4B Mechatronics student at the University of Waterloo. Benjamin was responsible for the mechanical CAD design and manufacturing of the printer. Mechanical mechanisms, material selection, manufacturing methods, and physical appearance of the printer were among the main tasks Benjamin performed.

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Andy Vopni – Software Lead
andy.vopni@gmail.com

Andy

Andy is a 4B Mechatronics Engineering student at the University of Waterloo. Andy was responsible for the printer software in its entirety.  From finding open source software for STL to g-code conversions to programming the Arduino board to perform the SLS printing process. He also led the commissioning of the system, recommending changes to mechanical and electrical components as problems were discovered.

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Nima Majidifar – Electrical Lead
nmajidif@uwaterloo.ca

Nima

Nima is a 4B Mechatronics Engineering student at the University of Waterloo. Nima was responsible for the electrical design of the printer. Nima played a key role in finding and designing driver circuits for properly protecting components such as the laser and stepper motors.

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For any inquiries contact us at 3Dchocolateprinter@gmail.com.

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