A five-day online, international, short term course on the recent advances of 3D printing and its biomedical engineering applications is underway, jointly organised by Royal Global University (RGU), Guwahati in collaboration with North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) and the National Cheng Kung University Hospital (HCKUH), Taiwan.
The interactive course, which began yesterday and will conclude on Friday, will provide information and resources to participants in the up and coming field of 3D printing, which has widespread applications in a variety of fields, including medical, dentistry, rehabilitation, artificial organs, aerospace, consumer products, defence and automobiles.
Several renowned speakers from AIIMS, New Delhi; CSIO, Chandigarh; NKCUH; IITs; NITs; and central universities have provided their consent to be part of this programme and share their expertise with the participants. Instructional methods include provision of online reading material, demonstration sessions that include background and practical information, case studies and interactive discussions conducted online with the help of renowned speakers from academia and industry.
The course has received tremendous response, with more than 300 participants from all over the country and abroad, including Europe, Africa and Asia having registered. The workshop was inaugurated by Ting Mao Chou of NCKUH, former Vice-Chancellor of NEHU Prof AN Rai and RGU Vice-Chancellor Prof SP Singh.