Emma Rothwell

Technical Officer


Emma is the Technical Officer overseeing the 3D printing requests. Her role focuses on managing the production schedule, accepting, file fixing and completing all 3D print requests whilst maintaining all 3D printers on site. 

Alongside the technical support role, Emma also guides individuals through the 3D printing process from CAD file production, preparing files for print, to learning how to use the 3D printers.  

Emma’s background in model making allows her to advise users from a range of disciplines how to choose the correct production process for their project. Ultimately helping them gain an understanding of how using some traditional making techniques can complement digital production methods. 


Theatre Design 


Model Making (traditional & digital skills), 3D Printing Production 

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