Umar Hossain is a PhD student in the Biomechanics Research Group, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London.

His research interests are in the use of additively manufactured or 3D printed metal in bone implants and orthopaedic devices. He is involved in teaching roles for five different courses across both the MechEng department and the new Dyson School of Design Engineering.

Aside from research, he is a Digital Catalyst for the Future of British Manufacturing Initiative, helping businesses innovate with new digital tools. Umar also runs CAD and design workshops for like-minded engineers and makers, often in conjunction with the Imperial College Advanced Hackspace.