Personal fabrication: what does it mean? What are the opportunities?
Currently Amit Zoran is a PhD student in the Smart Cities Group, MIT Media Lab, working an several aspects of designing artifacts in mixed technological - cultural space. Amit graduated from Ben-Gurion University at Bear-Sheva, Israel, in 2003 with B.Sc. in Communication System Engineering. He worked as an image and audio processing engineer for five years, developing on a variety of signal processing projects. In 2003 Amit started a Master’s degree at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Israel, which he graduated from in 2007. In 2008, Amit joined the MIT Media Lab, where he finished his Master's degree in 2009. For his thesis, Amit focused on hybrid object design, merging traditional crafted element with digital technologies.