Dr. Maróti Péter

    Peter Maroti graduated as a medical doctor in 2015, and earned his Ph.D. degree in 2019, at the University of Pecs, Medical School (UPMS). In the same year, he has obtained his specialization on the field of preventive medicine and epidemiology. His research topic focuses on the additive manufacturing of biomedical devices, with a strong interest on the mechanical behavior and structural characteristics of 3D printed polymers and composites. The researcher was the founder of the UPMS Medical Simulation Education Centre, as well as the 3D Printing and Visualization Centre. Currently, he is working as a postdoctoral researcher and deputy director in both departments, where he is responsible for RDI project management and the coordination of his research team. He is also actively mentoring several student researchers and six PhD candidates. Formerly, he was one of the main organizers of the International Interdisciplinary 3D Conference series. Dr. Maroti also attended on the prestigious “International Summer School on BioX: Biocomplexity, Biodesign, Bioinnovation, Biomanufacturing and Bioentrepreneurship” event. In 2021, he won an international Erasmus+ KA 2 grant (Virtual Biomedical and STEM/STEAM Education) as a leading researcher, also he won numerous national level excellence grants (National Scholarship for Young Talents 2020; New National Excellence Program 2019), and awarded by the Rector’s Award and Dean’s Award for his professional work at the University of Pecs. Dr. Maroti is among the founders of the first international Biomedical Engineering MSc program in Hungary.