Faculty of Engineering

Dr Haiwei Dong

Affordable 3D printing on the horizon

While printing objects in three dimensions is well-established in some industries, the technology is still in its infancy and very expensive. But uOttawa electrical engineering and computer science professor Abdulmotaleb El Saddik and four of his graduate students are poised to change all that. They hope to bring 3D scanning and printing within reach of everyday consumers.
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Photo par: Prof. Natalie Baddour, Directrice du Département du Génie Mécanique et professeure agrégéé.

MakerSpace provides a young “Iron Man” with a “Mark II” prosthetic

When six-year-old “Iron Man” Sebastian Chavarria arrived at uOttawa on Friday, March 20, he garnered national attention from media outlets. The boy, whose myriad congenital problems left him with a tracheotomy and a partially deformed left hand, received a new prosthetic hand as part of the uOttawa MakerSpace Prosthetic Challenge.
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