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James Pearce, Emerging Technologies Manager

James is PrintFX and FabLab's manager.



Muhammed Shahadat Muhammed Shahadat, Coordinator for PrintFX and the FabLab
Mo 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.
printfx staff member Linda Elber, Assistant for PrintFX
printfx member Jason Yip, Technologist C for PrintFX

Jason Yip is a Graphic Designer for the PrintFX Lab. For the past 10+ years, Jason has provided design services and supports operations throughout FIT. He graduated from FIT with a BFA in Communication Design. He develops and creates corporate identities, promotional campaigns, marketing materials, and signage design. Jason is a Hongkonger.

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Autumn Newcomb, Technologist C for PrintFX and the FabLab 
Autumn joined PrintFX as a Digital Production & Fabrication Technologist in 2016. She loves working with students and faculty to help them achieve their creative vision. Outside of FIT, Autumn is a funkadelic multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn. She uses color, humor and optimism to fight the power and promote self love through a variety of mediums including video, soft-sculpture, illustration and glass. She received her BFA from Alfred University School of Art and Design. She has shown her work at The Dimenna Center for Classical Music, The Brooklyn Clay Tour and BRIC Arts Media House.

Dawn Dinh

Dawn Dinh, Library and PrintFX Fabrication Technician
Dawn has worked with FIT since 2016, starting as a work study student. After working four years with the Library as an Office Associate, Dawn is now welcoming her new position as a Fabrication Technician, as of July 1st 2021. Dawn 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 her Masters in Illustration in the near future. 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, Dawn likes to explore the city, experiment and cook elaborate dishes, and test the waters of content creation. 




The direct phone line to PrintFX is (212) 217-5470.

To contact an individual unit member by email, the address format is [email protected].