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Putting your 3D printer to work

  • Ivy Tech North Campus, Student Life Center, Room SL121 4801 Sirlin Drive Fort Wayne, IN 46835 United States (map)

 0.5 Recertification units (RUs)

5:30PM Social time

6:00PM Dinner, at no cost for ASQ members.

6:30PM Presentation

7:30PM End


Ivy Tech North Campus

Student Life Center, Room SL121

4801 Sirlin Drive

Fort Wayne, IN 46835


About the speaker: MICHAEL E. HAWKINS


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, M.S. in Chemistry, admitted to US Patent Bar in 1998. 20+ US patents. 


 Hyalex, Lexington, MA - September 2017- Present

Company formed to commercialize novel total joint devices using proprietary polymers. Member of Board of Directors

Accelinx, Warsaw, IN - Jan 2016-present

Vice President, Technical Affairs. Responsible for technical consulting for the medical device business accelerator. AcceLinx is affiliated with Orthoworx.

Independent Consultant, Columbia City, IN - May 2015- Present

Providing Expertise in Medical Device invention, product development, materials science, manufacturing, quality, and regulatory areas.

Clients include Orthoworx, an Eli Lilly endowment funded non-profit focused on improving the environment for medical devices in Indiana; Gerson Lehrman Group, an expert network of consultants, and various private equity firms.

Zimmer ,Warsaw, IN - 1980 - March 2015

Leading global manufacturer of orthopedic implants. Variety of responsibilities over a 34+ year career.

Executive leadership roles in Research, Advanced Technology, and Quality. Responsible for R&D in China. Senior leadership roles in Manufacturing. Experience in Marketing. Expertise in Materials Science, Business Development, R&D, Process Engineering, and problem solving.

RSVP  To attend, reserve a spot by contacting Rick Sheets

Earlier Event: January 24
Section Monthly Leadership Meeting
Later Event: February 28
Section Monthly Leadership Meeting