Adam Jakus, PhD, is co-founder and chief technology officer of Dimension Inx, a Chicago-based, advanced biomaterials and biofabrication company. As CTO, Jakus leads Dimension Inx internal innovation, external collaborative projects as well as manufacturing activities. For the past 11 years, he has been intimately involved with advanced, functional material design for 3D-printing and bioprinting, covering and developing new 3D-printable materials as diverse as metals and alloys, ceramics, graphene and nanotubes, extraterrestrial regoliths, gels and advanced hard and soft-tissue regenerative biomaterials — encompassing a materials-centric platform now collectively referred to 3D-Painting. With a doctorate in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in materials science and engineering from Georgia Tech, Jakus is a materials engineer at heart and believes the future of medical and nonmedical technologies lies in the development of new, advanced materials. In addition to numerous patents, high-impact academic, clinical and industry publications, as well as book chapters related to the development of advanced 3D-printed materials and processes, he is very active in promoting the broader development of the emerging biofabrication industry. As an active member of numerous medical, professional and government organizations, Jakus aids in the development of new standards and regulatory guidance related to emerging bioprinting, biofabrication and point-of-care technologies, and is a strong proponent of comprehensive education and integrating engineering culture and problem-solving methodologies to life science fields.
Adam E. Jakus, PhD
Chief Technology Officer
Dimension Inx Corp.
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