Tuesday, June 9, 2009

SJSU mechanical engineering students turn class projects into solutions for disabled, seniors

SJ Mercury News: SJSU mechanical engineering students turn class projects into solutions for disabled, seniors By Jessie Mangaliman

"Weakened muscles caused by post-polio syndrome make Los Gatos architect Fariborz Mehrafshani fall sometimes. Getting back up is tough. So when he sought a solution for an idea he had in mind, he turned to Project Enable at San Jose State University where mechanical engineering students, as part of their learning, design and build real-life solutions to the everyday challenges encountered by the elderly and the disabled..."

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