Salman Ahmed Hashmi is undertaking doctorial research at the Department of Applied Science and Technology (DISAT), Politecnico di Torino (PoliTO). He received degree in electronics engineering from Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) after that he worked as Research and Development engineer where he gained knowledge and experience in electronic circuit design, PCB design and later went for further studies abroad. He received masters degree is in systems engineering and management from Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) where he performed and gained interest in Additive manufacturing and published research on the role of 3D printers in new product development. He currently works as a researcher is with Chilab - Materials and Microsystems Laboratory, where he is carrying research on conductive polymers and printed electronics.