Maria Elizete Kunkel

Maria Elizete Kunkel is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering (Biomechanics) at the Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP), Brazil. She also coordinates research projects in Assistive Technology fields at the Federal University of Sao Paulo UNIFESP and the Federal University of ABC UFABC. She studied Physics, Science Journalism and Biomechanics in both Brazil and Germany. She is building Mao3D, a platform dedicated to 3D Printing prosthetics for Brazilians.

According to Maria Elizete Kunkel -“The 3D Printed prosthesis was simple, functional and low cost, these are characteristics required for prosthesis development in countries such as Brazil”


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