Ankit Gupta, Jillian Haac, Nabil Khan, Vishal Rao, Richard Goldberg, Kevin Caves (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) designed a device to help an 8 year old girl in a wheelchair transfer from the chair to the ground and vice versa.
Vishal Parikh, Peter Bohlen, Andrew Pappa, Ben Wiener, [University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill] We created a device for individuals in wheelchairs. Our device enables the user to feel the sensation of movement. The device provides angular movement for the individual.
Cheng-Shiu Chung, Jui-Te Lin, Maria L. Toro, Nahom M. Beyene, Yasmin Garcia (University of Pittsburgh) Design, fabrication, and evaluation of an adjustable throwing frame to accommodate seated throwing athletes.
Heather Anderson, Isidro Magaña, Ashley Thibodeaux, Zachary Wells (Louisiana Tech University) propose to replace the physical element of USB connections with magnetic force over copper leads housed in an ABS casing. This will allow for consumers to easily connect and disconnect USB devices without fine motor skills.
Nathan Armstrong, Matt Carlson, Nathan Ip, Sunho Baik, Kenneth Roggow, Fred Tsai, Jared Van Dam (University of Wisconsin-Madison) investigated and designed alternative solutions for powered wheelchair systems.
Ryan Brandt, Benjamin House, Matt Coffman, Bryce Tanner (California State University, Chico) designed a chair to allow a person without lower extremity mobility to be lifted into a partially standing golf stance.