In this video series, Host Aaron Lichtig, a Xometry guy and former Jeopardy! champion, interviews guests about cool projects and companies, manufacturing insights, entrepreneurship, and more. Watch episodes 26-30 below.
Ok Xoomer EP26 | Kyra Stawson | The Importance of Real-World Experiences in Engineering Careers
Plastic is everywhere, and in this episode of Ok Xoomer, Zoom Chats with Creative Engineers and More, host Aaron Lichtig chats with Kyra Stawson, Technical Sales Engineer in Injection Molding at Xometry, on the many uses of plastic and the importance of real-world experiences in pursuit of your engineering career.
Ok Xoomer EP27 | Samantha Snabes | 3D Printing With Garbage: The Story of re:3D
What is the next great leap in 3D printing? Turns out, it's garbage. In this episode of Ok Xoomer, Zoom Chats with Creative Engineers and More, host Aaron Lichtig chats with Samantha Snabes, Co-Founder: Catalyst at re:3D, on why turning plastic waste into usable additive manufacturing material is essential for locally-driven manufacturing and printing at human-scale with re:3D.
Ok Xoomer EP28 | Dr. Sharon Flank | Anti-Counterfeiting Measures for Additive Manufacturing
For all of the wonders of additive manufacturing, one thing has yet to truly be solved: how do you protect your intellectual property from counterfeiting and evildoers? In this episode of Ok Xoomer, Zoom Chats with Creative Engineers and More, host Aaron Lichtig talks with Dr. Sharon Flank, Founder and CEO of InfraTrac, on anti-counterfeiting for additive manufacturing using coded polymers and spectrometers, plus the case of vodka mixed with goat urine masquerading as Chanel No. 5.
Ok Xoomer EP29 | Luke Mihelcic & James Herzing | The Unprofessional Engineering Podcast Origin Story
In this episode of Ok Xoomer, Zoom Chats with Creative Engineers and More, sits down with Luke Mihelcic and James Herzing, co-hosts of the Unprofessional Engineering Podcast, to learn about how two unprofessional engineers started an engineering podcast.
Ok Xoomer EP30 | Adam Keating | Collaborative Engineering With CoLab
What happens when you ask a mechanical engineer to build software? You get CoLab, an agile engineering design review and issue tracking system. In this episode of Ok Xoomer, Zoom Chats with Creative Engineers and More, host Aaron Lichtig chats with Adam Keating, Co-founder and CEO of CoLab, on the inspiration for CoLab and why it's so crucial for engineers to have an agile design review system to speed up prototyping and product development.