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Task Force Co-lead

Tom Wavering, executive director, Tom Love Innovation Hub

Wavering is an accomplished researcher, educator and executive, leading technology from conception to commercialization, workforce development and business growth. Wavering joined the University of Oklahoma in September 2016.

Task Force Co-lead

Yacoub Al Sakka, D.D.S, Director Digital Technologies, OU College of Dentistry

Dr. Al Sakka is the Director of fixed prosthodontics and digital dental technology courses at the college. His interests include complex rehabilitation of partially and completely edentulous patients and digital technologies. 

Members & Specialties

N95 Respirator Sanitation / Sterilization

James Papin, PhD, OU College of Medicine Dept. of Pathology

3D Printed Respirators

Ken Marold, assistant professor, OU Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture

Protecitve Shields and Custom Solutions

Brandt Smith, Tom Love Innovation Hub

Information Coordination

Joy Summers-Ables, director, Robert M. Bird Library, OUHSC

Product Education & Information

Dee H. Wu, Ph.D., chief, technology applications & translational research. 
Department of Radiological Sciences

Full Face Mask

Houssein Youness, MD, FCCP

Ventilators & Valves

Kirsten Jeffreys, M.S.,  project engineer, OU Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering


3D Printed Swabs

Bobby Reed, head of emerging technologies, OU Libraries

Health and Safety Testing

Evan Floyd, assistant professor, OU Health Science Center


The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (“University”) makes no representation or warranty of any kind with respect to the 3D printing design for a “3D Printed Face Shield” (“Design”), whether express or implied, including any representation or warranty relating to the compliance of any 3D printed part based on such Design with any specific regulation, any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of any patent or other proprietary right.

The Design should not be considered Personal Protective Equipment or “PPE” because its capability to provide protection is unknown.  Caution should be exercised when considering the use of the Design.  The Design is not intended to be a suitable replacement for N-95 or other surgical masks for healthcare workers, nor does it eliminate the risk of contracting or exposure of others to any disease or infection. The Design and manufacturing of this “3D Printed Face Shield” is not regulated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration or the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nor has it been evaluated or approved by The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) or any other regulatory authority.

The individual, group, organization, or any other entity downloading the Design (“User”) acknowledges that User downloads and uses the Design at User’s own free will and own initiative and is aware that there are certain risks associated with using the 3D printed parts based on such Design, including but not limited to, injury to the body,general health, and well-being, death, and/or property damage. User hereby voluntarily assumes all risks associatedwith downloading and using the Design, including the suitability and compliance with any applicable regulations. 

The University shall not be liable for any claims, demands, damages or injuries, including but not limited to, property damage, bodily injury, death, indirect, special or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with User’s downloading, manufacture, commercialization, and any other use of the Design.