Winter Quarter 2021

          
Perspectives in Assistive Technology
ENGR110/210

          

David L. Jaffe, MS
Online via Zoom
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:30pm to 5:50pm PT

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Lecture Schedule

Community members are welcome to attend online 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 Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:50pm PST via Zoom. Connection information is published in Perspectives, the course newsletter. Email the instructor to request a subscription.

2021 Lecture Calendar

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List of Speakers and Topics

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.

Week Date Topic

1

Tue - Jan 12th

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

 

Thu - Jan 14th

Project Pitch Day
Project Suggestors

2

Tue - Jan 19th

Creating Assistive Technologies - Understanding the Problem
Gayle Curtis

 

Thu - Jan 21st

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

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Tue - Jan 26th

Perspectives of Stanford Students with a Disability
Sylvia Colt-Lacayo, Gene Sung-Ho Kim, Tilly Kennedy Griffiths, and Abby Tamara

 

Thu - Jan 28th

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

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Tue - Feb 2nd

Bionic Ears: Cochlear Implants and the Future of Assistive Technology
Lindsey Dolich Felt, PhD

 

Thu- Feb 4th

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

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Tue - Feb 9th

From Idea to Market: Eatwell, Assistive Tableware for Persons with Cognitive Impairments
Sha Yao

 

Thu - Feb 11h

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

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Tue - Feb 16th

Student Project Updates

 

Thu - Feb 18th

Aesthetics Matter & Empathy and Problem Definition
Jules Sherman

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Tue - Feb 23rd

Improving Home Environments for Older Adults
Matteo Zallio, M.Arch, PhD

 

Thu - Feb 25th

Virtual Assistive Technology Faire
Various Vendors

8

Tue - Mar 2nd

Normalcy Fallacy: Reimagining Mobility for Scientific Discovery & Innovation
Kat M. Steele, PhD, MS

Designing Exoskeletons and Prosthetic Limbs that Enhance Human Performance
Steven H. Collins, PhD

 

Thu - Mar 4th

Virtual Field Trip to the Magical Bridge Playground
Olenka Villarreal

Virtual Field Trip to the VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Graham H. Creasey, MD, FRCSEd & Shawna Hill, CTRS, RYT; Jessica A. Radmilovic, CTRS; and Huy B. Diep

9

Tue - Mar 9th

Machine Learning, Biosensing, Virtual Reality Technology - Converging to Transform Healthcare
Walter Greenleaf, PhD

 

Thu - Mar 11th

Wheelchair Fabrication in Developing Countries
Ralf Hotchkiss

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Tue - Mar 16th

Student Project Final Presentations

 

Thu - Mar 18th

Student Project Final Presentations

Updated 02/24/2021

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