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Pitt engineers donate, create supplies for health care workers

Dan Yates, the Makerspace’s innovation project coordinator, is the only person currently allowed in the Makerspace, but he relies on a team of about 50 students in the Makerspace club to help design face masks and face shields.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

March 29, 2020

Within the Swanson School of Engineering, numerous labs and individuals, including Veser, have donated their supplies, time and ideas to help reduce the shortage of personal protective equipment in Pittsburgh hospitals.

Pitt engineering unveils Makerspace

The University of Pittsburgh Manufacturing Assistance Center’s Makerspace held a grand opening to the public Friday morning. (Photo by Anas Dighriri | Staff Photographer)

By Samuel Weber and Noah Manalo | The Pitt News Staff

March 19, 2018

On the outside, 7800 Susquehanna Street looks like an old brick factory, with hazy entrance windows, a cracked walkway and faded paint. But recently, more than 100 people gathered at the Homewood location to celebrate the debut of the newest branch of the Swanson School of Engineering, a place dedicated ...

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