UB-led team working to use 3D printing technology to make reusable N-95-like respirators

Published May 6, 2020


WGRZ and WKBW report that a UB-led research team coordinated by Albert Titus, professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has submitted a prototype 3D-printed and reusable N95-like respirator for emergency approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

“This is a coordinated effort that cuts across UB’s research enterprise and involves Buffalo’s entrepreneurial digital manufacturers. Very quickly, a team of scientists, engineers and doctors coalesced, with each member offering their support and expertise to address what’s become a severe need to fight the spread of COVID-19,” says Titus.

Watch the story on WGRZ here and on WKBW here.