IIP Alum is the “Mask Man”

Max Bock-Aronson ’13 was inspired to create a facial covering after experiencing air pollution during his time studying abroad in Singapore. While an undergrad Bock-Aronson also spent time abroad in Puerto Rico, interning through the International Internship Program with the pharmaceutical company AbbVie in an engineering role.

Time Magazine recently named Bock-Aronson’s B2 mask as one of its top inventions of 2020.

Read more about Bock-Aronson and his invention in On Wisconsin.