But there’s never been more impetus for their work until now. During the coronavirus pandemic, four students and Jeff Bush, assistant professor of computer science, have been pulling long shifts in Moravian’s 3D printing lab to make those tools for first responders and health care workers.
Moravian was asked by health care providers to make the face shields and stethoscopes, which are elaborate projects.
“We felt like we were up to the challenge,” said Bush, who has run the 3D printing lab for three years “The biggest part here was just trying to get the large numbers out.”
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