Nikolas Albarran

Nikolas Albarran

Nikolas Albarran is a Principal Engineer at Pop Up Labs where he is responsible for managing the rapid prototyping capacity in the MakerNurse initiative and operations for the MakerHealth makerspace network. Through these units, he established the first American medical makerspace in a hospital to enable rapid prototyping near the bedside. He is a guest lecturer in MIT HST’s Maker Lab class, aimed at medical prototyping and clinical co-design for devices. Nik is a graduate MIT’s Mechanical Engineering department with a specialization in product design.