College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2023-05-06 08:15:25


Biomedical Engineering

Honors Course

BMEN 491:001

Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2023


Replacement of thermoforming with direct 3d printed aligners, molding appliances for dental and alveolar movement. Currently the process involved requires 3d printing models and plastic thermoforming, trimming and polishing to fabricate the end product. If possible a product that could be 3d printed that had stress retention, crack resistance, and stain resistance properties delivered in thickness between .030 and .040 inches.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Hussein Tavana

First Reader

Dr. Ge Zhang

Second Reader

Steve Paterson

Honors Faculty Advisor

Elijah Wreh

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