Eric Schneider, a senior aerospace engineering student at Missouri S&T, tests the fit of a prototype 3-D printed surgical mask on the head of a mannequin in the Kummer Student Design Center at S&T.
The university is helping Phelps Health prepare for coronavirus patients by 3-D printing masks and face shield brackets.
When representatives from Phelps Health , anticipating a shortage of protective masks due to the coronavirus outbreak, needed help, students, faculty and staff at Missouri S&T answered by harnessing the power of technology and ingenuity. Campus was abnormally quiet Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22, not only because it was the weekend before spring break but also because, due to the coronavirus outbreak, most students had moved out for the semester and a majority of faculty and staff prepared to work remotely. […]
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