Born in Belgium and a real science and technology enthusiast.
Pieter-Jan obtained his Master degree Mechanical in Engineering at the Catholic University of Leuven. Afterwards, he started working in the off-shore industry in Rotterdam – The Netherlands. Currently, he works as a Team Leader at Atlas Copco in Antwerp – Belgium.
In the beginning of 2012, Pieter-Jan started with the RepRap project. This is a do-it-yourself 3D printer that can print a great deal of its own parts. Further developments led him to the TripodMaker.