Formal Design Projects (FDP)

These year-long Formal Design Projects (FDP) aim to create a personalized device that improves the quality of life of a disabled community member. Teams consist of one team lead and 4-7 team members, chosen by an application and interview process. Students of all majors and experience levels are welcome to apply.

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 2019 - 2020 

 2018 - 2019 

Wheelchair for Chase and Carson

Chase and Carson Miller, ages five and six, are two fun and playful boys. They were born with MEPAN syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that hinders their muscular strength and coordination Their condition makes it difficult to for them to walk without a walker, let alone explore outside. Their parents are looking for a light, yet durable wheelchair that will allow them to traverse rougher terrains and see nature.

Team Leader: Michael Charonnat (3rd year ME)

Team Members:

  • Natalie Lewis (3rd year ME)

  • Ella Mahood (2nd year BMED)

  • Hailey Earnest (2nd year ME)

  • Kyle Ladtkow (2nd year ME)

  • Benjamin Reed (1st year ME)

  • Jake Javier (2nd year BMED)

 2017 - 2018 

 2016 - 2017 

 2015 - 2016 

 2014 - 2015 

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