Adrian Bowyer holds a first degree and a PhD in engineering from Imperial College. He was an academic engineer and mathematician at the University of Bath for 35 years, from where he retired in 2012 to become a director of RepRap Professional Ltd.
His areas of research are geometric modelling and geometric computing in general (he is one of the authors of the Bowyer-Watson algorithm for Voronoi diagrams), the application of computers to manufacturing, and biomimetics. He is the author of about one hundred papers and books on many different aspects of engineering and mathematics. In 2004 he created RepRap – humanity’s first self-replicating general-purpose manufacturing machine.
RepRap Professional Ltd has sold thousands of RepRap machines worldwide. It is one of the best-known
and most trusted suppliers in the market, and is devoted to driving RepRap technology forward by
research and improved design. RepRap Professional Ltd is an entirely open-source company, and all
its designs, software and documentation are freely available to everyone