Prof. Dr. Ludwig Cardon became Mechanical Engineer in 1988 and joined the University College of Ghent, Belgium since 1990. He received his Ph.D. degree in Engineering in 2006 from the Birmingham City University, UK. Since 2006, he is the head of the Centre for Polymer & Material Technologies CPMT and professor at the faculty of Applied Engineering Sciences of the University College of Ghent. He is co-founder of the rapid prototyping research group (RPT), now integrated in CPMT. His actual research interests mainly include high-tech polymer technology/processing and RPT for several applications such as technical parts, biobased polymers, micro moulding, bioengineering and biomedical applications.