Welcome to the Homepage of Prof. Olaf Diegel...

I am professor of mechatronics at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand.
EXPERTISE AND AREAS OF INTEREST
Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), Mechatronics, Rapid Product Development, Computer Aided Design (CAD),Flexible manufacturing systems, Manufacturing technologies and Design for Assembly/Manufacturing, Project Management, Problem Solving, Creativity and Innovation management, SolidWorks, Rapid Manufacturing, Software development, and more...

One of my main areas of interest is in 3D printing, and its use in the reduction of the product development cycle. I am also interested in all aspects of product development and design, CAD/CAM, Logical/ Smart machines, Smart Homes, mechatronics, Visual Basic, On-line communication technologies, etc.

Other areas of interest include theatrical lighting, music (50s and 60s Rock & Roll) and our dumb but loveable Cocker Spaniel (Atom).

Side interests inlude making cool guitars using additive manufacturing technologies. Check out some of the guitars I have made at www.odd.org.nz


LANGUAGES AND USELESS SKILLS
Languages: English (fluent), French (fluent), Japanese (passable)

Other Skills: Music (Guitar, Bass, Sax, and a few other bits and pieces), Making or fixing things (usually things that I probably broke in the first place), D.I.Y., Self-confessed computer geek, and more...


PERSONAL DETAILS
Date of Birth

Marital Status

Children

5 June, 1964

Married to Akiko

None, unless you count the dog


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Massey University, New Zealand


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