Name: Ryo Asada
Location: Kyoto, Japan
Position: Application Specialist
What sparked your interest to work with 3D bioprinting?
This technology can be applied to a huge research field. My motivation for working with 3D bioprinting is to find new applications and make them possible!
What do you hope to see happen with 3D bioprinting during your lifetime?
3D printed organs that work in the human body, which can save your own life and help you maintain quality of life. Moreover, if we could fuse 3D bioprinting and robotics, it would open new doors of science!
What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I’ve played the violin for more than 20 years. Sometimes, I cover the classical version of popular songs. However, my music tastes include not only classical, but also electric and hard rock.
What was your dream job as a child?
I wanted to be a teacher, because my teachers made my school life really great.
If you could have one superpower what would it be?
I want to explore this world from different perspectives, so the superpower to transform myself into different animals would be a major key!