Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery of Pananeya Institute of Dental Sciences and Research College has organized a one day workshop on “Medical Applications of 3D printing Technology” on 13th Feb’2016. This workshop was organized in collaboration with School of Engineering of Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus on the occasion of Maxillofacial Surgeon’s day
22 Students of School of Engineering of Guru Nanak Institutions Technical Campus pursuing 3D printing projects and 13 Students of of Pananeya Institute of Dental Sciences and Research College were participated in this workshop.
Dr G V Reddy, Head of Maxillofacial Department has presided the workshop and thanked the students for active participation.
Dr Vedaprakah, eminent Orthopedic surgeon was invited as chief guest and applauses the doctors for adapting innovative technologies such as 3D printing in the Maxillofacial department during surgery. In his talk, insisted the combined research programs by students and faculty of engineering and medical sciences.
Dr N V S Sekhar Reddy, Sr Faculty and surgeon of Maxillofacial Surgeon’s dept presented a talk on Medical Applications of 3D Printing and also explained the way they are using 3D printing in dentistry during surgery. He has demonstrated the 3D printed models to the students. It was ignited the students to think and execute the innovations in engineering. He has welcomed the engineering students to collaborate with their dental college students to go future collaborations and combined research.
Mr Indraneel Gupta, Co-founder of Vibrant 3D Innovations Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad insisted the importance of usage of 3D technology in the medicine. In his address, Dr S V Ranganayakulu, Dean – R&FD has briefed the ongoing 3D printing training programs and thanked the management and administration of the college to be the part of the workshop. Prof P Srinivas, Mechanical Engineering and Sr faculty members were attended and coordinated the program. Workshop was concluded with the demonstration of the models by Dr N V Sekhar Reddy.