20th July, 2016:
A IIIT-B student project on 3D printing, supervised by Prof. T. K. Srikanth, got press coverage.
“Sai Krishna and S Praneeth ,two MTech students from International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore [IIIT-B], as part of their academic project, have succeeded in manufacturing miniature models of human body using open source data of CT scans and X-rays. 3D printers use different types of raw material. The printer at their institute handles plastic raw material, the students have successfully manufactured models of human brains, skulls, vertebral structures and so on.”