Andrea Pocar part of global design team of new FDA-approved ventilator

Publication date: Fri, May 15, 2020 - 12:00pm
Andrea Pocar

Physics Professor Andrea Pocar has put his considerable skills designing cutting-edge dark matter instrumentation to immediate use in the current Covid-19 pandemic. He is part of a global design team of physicists and engineers from nine different countries who have come together to fast-track the design of the Mechanical Ventilator Milano, an easy to produce ventilator. The US Food and Drug Administration has already approved this for immediate use to help address medical needs in the current public health crisis. Read more about this on the UMass News page. Well done, Andrea!