Steven Kurtz, Ph.D., is the Director of the Implant Research Core and a part-time Research Professor at Drexel University. Dr. Kurtz has expertise in the additive manufacturing (3D printing) of medical devices, with an emphasis on orthopedic, spine and trauma implants. With 27 years of professional experience, Dr. Kurtz is also the Founder and CEO of Gyroid, a boutique biomedical consulting firm. His recent research interests include point-of-care additive manufacturing of medical devices, especially with high-temperature PAEK polymers. Dr. Kurtz is active in many professional societies, including ISTA, AAOS, AAHKS, the Hip Society, the Knee Society and ASTM. Dr. Kurtz has edited ten books and written over 270 journal articles and 500 conference abstracts.