How Institute for Manufacturing students helped the NHS through COVID-19

How Institute for Manufacturing students helped the NHS through COVID-19

How Institute for Manufacturing students helped the NHS through COVID-19

event Friday, September 18, 2020 schedule 2.00pm - 3.00pm BST
Booking closed
Booking closed
event Friday, September 18, 2020 schedule 2.00pm - 3.00pm BST
Institute of Manufacturing
Open to: 
Alumni and guests
Theme: 
Health and medicine, Science and technology

Three teams of students from the MPhil in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management course at the Institute for Manufacturing have been working with the NHS on issues testing, oxygen supply and modelling around the COVID-19 outbreak. In this session they will share their unique experience and how they applied their engineering knowledge to assist the hospital in the response to the pandemic.

Joined by their course director, Dr Florian Urmetzer, the students will discuss how they helped with oxygen distribution, setting up staff testing and analysis of capabilities within the hospital, as well as how their education at Cambridge shaped their approach to these challenges.

Students joining Dr Urmetzer:

Jack Levy 
George Melman
Carl Von Behr
Oliver Lambson
David Cordova Jimenez, Wolfson
Nisha Samad, Wolfson
Kaya Dreesbeimdiek
Moritz Meyer zu Köcker

A recording of this session is now available to watch on YouTube.

How Institute for Manufacturing students helped the NHS through COVID-19

Speakers

Dr Florian Urmetzer

Florian Urmetzer

Dr Florian Urmetzer is an Associate Teaching Professor. Florian is interested in the research of tools for Strategy formulation. This focuses specifically on the concepts of Business Ecosystems and Platforms. But branches in the wider field of Manufacturing and Services. His output has been adapted by companies like IBM, ATOS, ABN-AMRO, CEMEX, Pearson Education, Leonardo rescue helicopters and the NHS. His work has appeared in journals such as Journal of Business Research, European Journal of Information Systems and Journal of Service Research. His Research Team is investigating Industrial Ecosystems in a strategic and managerial view. This includes supply chains, networks, digital platforms and Business Ecosystems.

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