UTRGV faculty helps make face masks

News

Mechanical engineering faculty at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is putting in an effort to fight the spread of COVID-19.

The team is helping to develop 3D printed masks and other personal protection equipment (PPE).

“We need to prepare. We have a role, as engineers, we can contribute and help our local hospitals if and when the time comes,” said Noe Hernandez, with the UTRGV Engineering Department.

Hernandez adds the engineering department is working with the theatre department for their creativity and skills.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

COVID-19 SAFETY TIPS

COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands

COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing

COVID Tip: Disinfecting

COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth

COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact

COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas

COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often

ValleyCentral App Links

App Store Link
Google Play Link
More Throwback Thursday