Innovating 3D Printing
Dr. Dirar Khoury recently launched Aim 3D as a multinational company, presently with offices in the US and Bahrain, to deliver innovative additive manufacturing (3D printing) and scanning solutions targeting the Middle East through global partnerships and regional capacity. He brings with him a progressive career of 20+ years with extensive experience in US and International leading research and education organizations, encompassing multidisciplinary responsibilities, ranging from science innovations and operations to executive management.
Dr. Khoury received the B.S. degree from Louisiana Tech University (US), and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Case Western Reserve University (US), all in Biomedical Engineering. Previously, he held faculty positions in medicine and in electrical and computer engineering at Baylor College of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, and Rice University, all in the US. Afterwards, Dr. Khoury held the position of Executive Director at Qatar Foundation for Education, Research, and Community Development, where he oversaw leading-edge strategic R&D initiatives, such as the national research strategy, and fostered science diplomacy both locally and internationally.
Dr. Khoury has served on several professional scientific organizations and journal editorial boards, and his numerous contributions include published patents, manuscripts, and presentations at many international conferences. He has received several awards and grants from various organizations, including the Lyndon B. Johnson Research Award from the American Heart Association.