Winter Quarter 2017

          
Perspectives in Assistive Technology
ENGR110/210

          

David L. Jaffe, MS
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:30pm to 5:50pm
Thornton Center Classroom 110

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Lecture Schedule

Community members are welcome to attend classroom lectures. You need not be a Stanford student to attend, no signup is required, and there is no charge. Lectures are held on Tuesdays and Thursday from 4:30 to 5:50pm in Classroom 110 in the Thornton Center.

2017 Lecture Calendar

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List of Speakers and Topics

  • David L. Jaffe, MS - Course Overview & Introduction to Assistive Technology
  • Project Pitches & Team Formation - Assistive Technology Project Suggestors
  • Gayle Curtis - Needfinding and Assistive Technologies
  • Deborah E. Kenney, MS OTR/L - Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Products in Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Stanford Students with a Disability - Perspectives of Stanford Students with a Disability
  • Gary M. Berke, MS CP FAAOP - Issues of Human Interface Design
  • Katherine Strausser, PhD - The Design and Control of Exoskeletons for Rehabilitation
  • Olenka Villarreal - Tour of Magical Bridge Playground
  • Peter W. Axelson, MSME ATP RET - Designing Beyond the Norm to Meet the Needs of All People
  • Graham H. Creasey, MD, FRCSEd - Tour of VA Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury and Brain Injury Services
  • Jonathan R. Sills, PhD - Assistive Technologies: The Benefits for Returnees
  • Steve Mann, PhD- Humanistic Intelligence and HARCAD for Assistive Technologies
  • June M. Fisher, MD- Collaboration: From User-based Design to Co-design
  • Various Vendors - Assistive Technology Faire
  • Jessica Rose, PhD & Katelyn Cahill-Rowley - Tour of Motion & Gait Analysis Lab (Menlo Park)
  • Jules Sherman - Aesthetics Matter & Empathy and Problem Definition
  • Movie Screening - Fixed: The Science / Fiction of Human Enhancement & The Odd Couple: A Story of Two Triathletes
  • Ralf Hotchkiss - Wheelchair Fabrication in Developing Countries

If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the course,
please contact the course instructor. Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance.


Lecture Schedule

Click on the date to view more information about a particular lecture,
including presenter's photograph & biosketch and lecture description.

Tentative Dates & Presentations

Week Date Topic

1

Tue - Jan 10th

Course Overview & Introduction to Assistive Technology
David L. Jaffe, MS

 

Thu - Jan 12th

Project Pitches & Team Formation
Project Suggestors

2

Tue - Jan 17th

Needfinding and Assistive Technologies
Gayle Curtis

 

Thu - Jan 19th

Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Products in Rehabilitation Medicine
Deborah E. Kenney, MS, OTR/L

3

Tue - Jan 24th

Perspectives of Stanford Students with a Disability
Kartik Sawhney, Zina Jawadi, Angelica Parente, Edan Alexander Armas, Bryce Connor Tuttle, and Hannah Joy Root

 

Thu - Jan 26th

Designing Beyond the Norm to Meet the Needs of All People
Peter W. Axelson, MSME, ATP, RET

4

Tue - Jan 31st

Humanistic Intelligence and HARCAD for Assistive Technologies
Steve Mann, PhD

 

Thu - Feb 2nd

Collaboration: From User-based Design to Co-design
June M. Fisher, MD

5

Tue - Feb 7th

Issues of Human Interface Design
Gary M. Berke, MS, CP, FAAOP

 

Thu - Feb 9th

Tour of VA Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury and Brain Injury Services
Graham H. Creasey, MD, FRCSEd

Assistive Technologies: The Benefits for Returnees
Jonathan R. Sills, PhD; Karen Parecki, OTR/L, ATP; Evi Klein, MA, CCC-SLP, ATP; and Debbie J. Pitsch, MPT, GCS, ATP

6

Tue - Feb 14th

Assistive Technology Faire
Various Vendors

 

Thu - Feb 16th

Student Team Project Mid-term Presentations

7

Tue - Feb 21st

Tour of Motion & Gait Analysis Lab (Menlo Park)
Jessica Rose, PhD & Katelyn Cahill-Rowley

 

Thu - Feb 23rd

The Design and Control of Exoskeletons for Rehabilitation
Katherine Strausser, PhD

8

Tue - Feb 28th

Field Trip to Magical Bridge Playground
Olenka Villarreal, Jill Asher, and Jay Gluckman

 

Thu - Mar 2nd

Aesthetics Matter & Empathy and Problem Definition
Jules Sherman

9

Tue - Mar 7th

Film Screening - Fixed: The Science / Fiction of Human Enhancement & The Odd Couple: A Story of Two Triathletes

 

Thu - Mar 9th

Wheelchair Fabrication in Developing Countries
Ralf Hotchkiss

10

Tue - Mar 14th

Student Team Project Final Presentations

 

Thu - Mar 16th

Student Team Project Demonstrations, Course Evaluation, and Celebration

Updated 02/28/2017

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