Er. Ram Chandra Thapa


Ram is a 3D design and production engineer who is applying 3D printing technology to support local innovators solve problems locally in the developing context. Some of the work performed by Ram is design and development of open source medical devices for earthquake affected health post in Nepal with Field Ready Org, development of 3D printed mold for production of energy efficient fire stove burner for Matribhumi Urja, spares and repairs to support innovators and young engineers. Ram is a former design and production engineer at Field Ready Org, Program advisor at Matribhumi Urja (ICS company) and a co-founder of Zener Technologies. Ram has been leading the Protechnepal Initiative as a Co-ordinator bringing together local makers, designers, engineers, humanitarian workers and development partners to design, produce and sustainably market the locally developed PPEs for COVID-19 response in Nepal.

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