University of Saskatchewan students providing hi-tech solutions for people with physical disabilities
Posted March 22, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 22, 2013
The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the U of S College of Engineering Tetra Society design competition:
Monday, March 25
College of Engineering Building
University of Saskatchewan
57 Campus Drive
Second-year U of S engineering students have partnered with the Tetra Society, a non-profit organization that recruits skilled volunteers, to create customized assistive devices for people with physical disabilities, to design mechanical solutions that help with the everyday challenges encountered by people with physical disabilities.
Students will have five minutes to present their design and demonstrate the functionality of their prototype to a panel of judges which will include representatives from the Tetra Society, Mosaic, the Bolt Supply House and MEDIChair.
Tetra Society member Eric Molendyk, along with representatives from the College of Engineering, will be available for interviews before the design presentations from 2 – 3:30 pm.
For more information, contact:
Communications Officer, College of Engineering