Helping People with Disabilities Adapt to Their Environments Through Engineering

Two recent news stories highlight the ongoing work Olin faculty are engaged in creating and teaching user-centered design - engineering solutions to help people with disabilities adapt to their environments.

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Paul Ruvolo is developing an orientation and mobility (O&M) app for blind and visually impaired users with help from a NSF Grant. Read the NEW story.

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Sara Hendren and Caitrin Lynch created a website featuring cool DIY home hacks to help people with disabilities or other mobility problems. 

President Gilda Barabino in the News

The semester is off to a fast start - faculty and students are engaged in co-creation project work and President Barabino is published in Science Magazine and on Bloomberg Radio, discussing Olin's unique approach to education and more. Listen and read below!

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