Developing a low cost ventilator to combat COVID-19

Start time 5.30pm AEST. A hybrid event with keynote speaker, Prof Gregg Suaning speaking on the design journey for Project DeLorean, a low-cost ventilator that was designed to combat ventilator shortages through the use of modern design methods such as 3D printing over a couple of weeks.
Developing a low cost ventilator to combat COVID-19

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Address: Engineers Australia Sydney, Mezzanine Level, 44 Market Street, Sydney

 

A hybrid event with keynote speaker, Prof Gregg Suaning speaking on the design journey for Project DeLorean, a low-cost ventilator that was designed to combat ventilator shortages through the use of modern design methods such as 3D printing over a couple of weeks.

This ventilator, CoVida FC100, gained approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) as a ventilator permitted for supply under COVID-19 Emergency Exemption.

 

Speaker

Prof Gregg Suaning

Inaugural Head of the School of Biomedical Engineering at University of Sydney

Prof Gregg J. Suaning is the Inaugural Head of the School of Biomedical Engineering with the University of Sydney. He has over a quarter of a century of experience in implantable neuroprosthesis research in both industry and academia helping the deaf to hear and the blind to see. He received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the California State University in 1986 and 1988 respectively. His PhD in visual prosthesis from UNSW was awarded in 2003. He has been awarded several international patents in the medical device field – primarily in sensory bionics. Gregg has authored over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has played a leadership role in competitive research programs with funding in excess of $60M during his academic career

Date:
06 / 05 / 2021 - 05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
Registration Closes
06 / 05 / 2021 05:30 pm
Webinar available
Venue
Hybrid Event
Engineers Australia Sydney
Mezzanine Le
Level, 44 Market Street
Sydney
,
New South Wales
,
2000
Cost
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