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Joan Horvath

As an engineer and management consultant, Joan Horvath has coordinated first-of-a-kind interdisciplinary technical and business projects, helping people with no common vocabulary (startups, universities, small towns, etc). work together. Her experience as a systems engineer has spanned software development, spacecraft flight operations, risk management, and spacecraft/ground system test and contingency planning.

As an educator, Joan’s passion is bringing science and technology to the non-specialist in a comprehensible and entertaining way that will stay with the learner for a lifetime.

Joan Horvath's Books

The New Shop Class

The New Shop Class

  • Publication Date: May 13, 2015
  • ISBN13: 978-1-484209-05-9

Written by real "rocket scientist" Joan Horvath, author of Mastering 3D Printing, and 3D printing expert Rich Cameron (AKA whosawhatsis), The New Shop Class is a friendly, down-to-earth chat about how hands-on making things can lead to a science career. Learn More …

Mastering 3D Printing

Mastering 3D Printing

  • Publication Date: September 3, 2014
  • ISBN13: 978-1-484200-26-1

Mastering 3D Printing shows you how to really get the most out of your printer, including how to design models, choose materials, work with different printers, and even how to integrate 3D printing to make more traditional prototyping techniques like sand casting more efficient. Learn More …