Anthony Atala M.D.
Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and the W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest University, Dr. Atala is a practicing surgeon and a researcher in the area of regenerative medicine. His current work focuses on growing new human cells, tissues and organs. He is the editor of 13 books, has published more than 400 journal articles, and has applied for or received more than 200 national and international patents.
World-renowned sculptor and winner of the Purchase Prize in the Paris Biennale, Beasley’s sculptures are included in the permanent collections of 33 art museums around the world.
Prof. Olaf Diegel
Professor of product development at Lund University Sweden, Diegel is widely published in the areas of additive manufacturing and rapid product development. In the past 10 years he has developed more than 60 commercialized new products and has received numerous awards including two gold medals at the 2010 Concours Lépine in Paris.
Robert Michael Smith
A sculptor and professor of art at New York Institute of Technology, Smith is also Web Director of www.sculpture.org and President of The Sculptors Guild. His sculptures and digital art have been exhibited extensively worldwide.
International Digital Sculpture exhibition—coordinated by Mary Visser, Herman Brown Chair and Professor of Art at Southwestern University, and Christian Lavigne, President of ARS Mathematica of Paris—Fine Arts Gallery, Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University, Feb. 4–March 5, 2015. Reception: Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m.