Rythâ Kesselring Publishes New Facemask Design

As a Mitacs sponsored researcher, Rythâ Kesselring has been investigating cloth facemask design.  She is particularly interested in developing sustainable masks that have a high degree of efficiency, comfort, breathability and are reusable.  Directions for making this design have been published on the Instructables website, a community of people who like to make things.

Rythâ’s project can be found at  https://www.instructables.com/3D-Cloth-Facemask-Design-for-Improved-Fit-and-Comf/

This research was conducted in collaboration with IRSST (Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail) under the supervision of Dr. Ann-Louise Davidson (Associate Professor, Concordia University), Dr Ali Bahloul (Researcher, IRSST), Barbara Layne (Professor Emerita, Concordia University), and in consultation with Dr. Clothilde Brochot (Research Associate, Concordia University).

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