Haydn Insley is a senior lecturer and leader of the Design Engineering pathway at Manchester Metropolitan University. Haydn spent over twenty years in industry working in product and service design in USA and the UK. His current interests include novel applications of 3D printing especially in the medical arena and the experiential communication of product within virtual reality environments. Haydn has been a contributor to national media in the field of 3D printing and its potential impact on the future of manufacturing.
User Centred Design, New Product Development, Digital Fabrication, Advanced Design Communication
Application of 3D printing technologies
Development of innovative 3D printing materials
Production of medical models using additive manufacturing
Multiple funded research projects in the applicaton of 3D printing to produce accurate models from patient CT and MRI scan data.
Keen advocate for all things Fab Lab.
Manchester Evening News, (2014) "Nifty idea becomes global bestseller". 18 July
E & T Magazine, (2013) "Best practice in 3D printing". 16 September
Granda Reports, Evening News, (2013) [TV broadcast]. ITV. 25 October.
Financial Times, (2013) "Supermarket’s 3D printing service allows customers to create their own ‘mini-me’". 15 October
The Sunday Times, (2012) "The Genius Room"
The Gadget Show, Episode #17.6 (2012) [TV broadcast]. Channel 5
Click On, Episode #9.6 (2011) [Radio Broadcast]. Radio 4. 14 November
Chartered Engineer (CEng) - Institute of Mechanical Engineers
Fellow of Higher Education Authority (FHEA)