A team consisting of UTEP, Bessel LLC, and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso (TTUHSC) worked together to develop the Texas Power Bag Breather (Texas Breather™) as a humanitarian response to COVID-19. Using Ansys, the team performed simulations on the device to determine areas requiring redesign prior to submitting the device for an FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). This EUA is still pending. Full Article Here
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Texas-based team seeks EUA for 3D printed emergency ventilator
A team of physicians and engineers developed a hands-free resuscitator bag compression device that can be utilized as an emergency ventilator during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the pandemic goes on and a shortage of vital equipment, including ventilators, continues, a number of companies and research teams from all over have worked to create alternative options.
Webinar: Graduate Certificate in 3D Engineering and Additive Manufacturing
The Department of Mechanical Engineering created a 15 standard credit hour (SCH)Graduate Certificate in 3D Engineering and Additive Manufacturing. This certificate will supplement the existing Master's Degree In Mechanical Engineering or any other suitable graduate level degree at UTEP or at another institution, or be a stand-alone certificate for a professional engineer.
3-D Printing is Focus of New Graduate Certificate
UTEP’s Department of Mechanical Engineering is now offering a graduate certificate in 3-D engineering and additive manufacturing. The program, starting in fall 2017, supplements existing graduate degrees or can be a standalone certificate for a professional engineer wishing to expand his or her résumé.