Matt Ratto and PrintAbility project in The Toronto Star


By Amy Ratelle on Jan 9th, 2015

Matt Ratto, an associate professor at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information, is a big believer in the Chinese proverb: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”

That’s why Ratto and a team of graduate and PhD students have been working for the past year and a half, alongside Christian Blind Mission Canada — a Canadian NGO — and a private partner, Autodesk Research, to transfer 3D printing technology to Uganda and develop the local skills to use it to help children who are missing limbs. To read the full article, click here.

 

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