Muhammed (Mo) Shahadat is responsible for the day-to-day operations and staff support
in PrintFX and the Fablab. He graduated with honors from Parsons the New School of
Design with a BFA majoring in Product Design and over the years has developed an expertise
in digital fabrication. His previous work experience covers seasonal exhibition designs
for the NYNOW show for Sustainability booths at the Jacob Javitz center from 2012-2017.
He's also worked with various toy companies to produce working prototypes and appearance
models, and dabbles in freelance 3D modeling. He is an adjunct instructor that loves
teaching, he's taught 3D courses such as Solidworks, Sketchup, and Rhino at Parsons,
3rd Ward, and FIT. Outside of FIT he enjoys furniture design, comics, model building,
chocolate, and the minutiae of the design world.
Linda Elber joined PrintFX in 1986. She assists in daily operations, including but
not limited to PrintFX printing, customer service and administrative support. She
holds a BA in Fine Arts from SUNY Albany.
Dawn Dinh has worked at FIT since 2016, starting as a work study student. After four
years at Gladys Marcus Library, she took her current position in July 2021. Dinh graduated
from FIT in 2020 with a BFA in Illustration, in addition to holding an AAS in illustration
and minors in History of Art, Sociology, and Asian Studies. She hopes to pursue a
Master's degree in Illustration. Within the broad illustration field, her main concentrations
are conceptual art and design, and storytelling, using both traditional and digital
mediums. Her usual themes correlate to social identity and cultural heritage. Besides
routinely delving into the vast illustration world, Dinh likes to explore the city,
experiment and cook elaborate dishes, and test the waters of content creation.