Oliver Hatfield

Job title
Senior Technician - Rapid Prototyping
01326 259453 Ext: 9453

Since graduating from Falmouth University and with experience in both design and fabrication, Oliver has worked extensively in the design and exhibition sector in Cornwall before starting his own business oh design in 2006 an independent 3D design agency that produces creative and practical solutions for museums, heritage centres, retail brands and organisations throughout Cornwall, Devon and beyond.
Oliver joined Falmouth University in 2013 as a key team member of Cornwalls first open access FabLab Makernow, delivered training, workshops and assistance to the public and Open Source community and giving technical design support for local businesses and internal research projects. His interests lie within digital fabrication methods, CAD CAM technologies, design process and product design development. Oliver was also a member of the team on the The Super Crafted research project directed by Katie Bunnell specifically working on the development of the SuperSlipi and Brush Bot project.

He currently works as the Senior Technician for Rapid Prototyping and the main contact at the University Technician for Life Drawing resources on the Woodlane Campus.


YearQualificationAwarding body
1st Class BA Hons 3D design for Sustainability
Falmouth College of Arts

Research interests

Research centre and group affiliations

Sustainable Design

Research topics

Sustainable Design
Digital Design and Production
Smart technology
New Digital Technologies