Dr Jojibbabu Panta, Western Sydney University
Dr Jojibabu Panta is a Postdoctoral researcher in the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Western Sydney University. His research expertise includes mechanical and degradation behaviour of polymers, adhesives, composites and has extensive experience in problem-solving, as well as process and materials development. Dr Panta’s current research focuses on utilizing advanced manufacturing techniques to create sustainable and user-customizable home goods from local waste plastic. This innovative research comprises several key components, including 3D printing from waste with fused granular fabrication (FGF), life cycle analysis (LCA) of the FGF process, the development of a minimum footprint mobile recycling and 3D printing system (Gigalab), an innovative design collaboration with end-users.