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Student Research Assistant

March 17, 2017

Applying 3D Printing Design for Innovation and Commercial Application

Project Summary:

3D Printing is a relatively new technology has applications to medical, consumer, and industrial products. Both hardware and software development are taking place in a rapid pace, due to opportunities for design and making new products and allowing existing products made in non-traditional ways. So, this research project is focused on design and development of everyday products, and in creating new and improved products.


  • MUST be a at least a junior of good standing; willing to meet with the professor at least once-a-week for about 2 to 3 hours.
  • Above average computer skills, especially Internet, some programming capability, willing to be trained in 3D Printing Skills, self-starter and ability to work without much supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be able to design 3D products of sufficient complexity; ability to rework and edit a poor design and improve upon the existing design for objects that can be printed. Be able to accept deadlines and maintain professionalism.

Recruiting Information:

  • Level: Graduate
  • Year in Program: Junior or Senior with computer skills and creativity
  • Semesters Recruiting:Summer
  • Campus(es): Queens
  • Hours per Week: 10 to 15 hours
  • Type of Position: Paid
  • Pay: As per the rules of St. John's University Student Worker Pay

Position Status: Open

Interested in this Job?

If you are interested in this research opportunity, call Dr. Jay Nathan at (718) 990-1879, or e-mail [email protected]