Group of UC engineers invent answer to global demand for ventilators amid Covid-19

14 July 2020

A simple, low-cost piece of technology developed by UC engineers could save the lives of thousands of Covid-19 patients around the world by doubling the capacity of ventilators in hospital intensive care units.

  • Geoff Chase Lui Holder Pearson

    PhD student Lui Holder Pearson and Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase worked on the simple low-cost piece of technology that doubles the capacity of ventilators.

A simple, low-cost piece of technology developed by UC engineers could save the lives of thousands of Covid-19 patients around the world by doubling the capacity of ventilators in hospital intensive care units.

TVNZ’s Lisa Davies talked to Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase, PhD students Lui Holder Pearson and Ted Lerios, and ICU specialist Professor Geoff Shaw about the technology.

Watch the TVNZ interview

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