An added dimension to Chrismas decorations

Engineers at Monash University have embraced the Christmas spirit by turning the Woodside Innovation Centre into Santa’s workshop. A group of 10 PhD students recently donated their time to create 3D printed Christmas ornaments for Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s Little Miracles project.

The original ornaments were handmade by children affected by Muscular Dystrophy. The replica decorations developed at Monash are being sold to raise much-needed awareness and funds for people living with the disorder.

Chair of the Woodside Innovation Centre and Head of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor Nick Birbilis, said that it was a great learning experience for the students, some of whom were new to 3D printing.

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