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UF engineers create viable artificial blood vessels by stretching the science of silicone 3D printing

In Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Featured, News, Research & InnovationBy Shawn Jenkins

Thomas Angelini, Ph.D., associate professor in MAE, and Senthilkumar Duraivel, a graduate from MSE working out of Angelini’s Soft Matter Lab, have collaborated on an approach to 3D print soft silicone structures like miniscule vascular bodies by turning the conventional process on its head.