David L. Jaffe, MS
Class Lecturer & Student Project Coach

Stanford University
Mechanical Engineering - Design Group
Peterson Building - Building 550
416 Escondido Mall, Room 113
Stanford, CA  94305-2203
650/723-3521 fax
dljaffe -at- stanford.edu

Stanford Courses

ENGR110/210 - Perspectives in Assistive Technology
ME113 - Mechanical Engineering Design
ME218 - Smart Product Design

Rehabilitation R&D Projects




Older Projects

Technology Transfer


Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Forth Interest Group (FIG)
  • Silicon Valley Forth Interest Group (SVFIG)
Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
  • Computer Applications Special Interest Group (SIG-11)
  • Rehabilitation Engineers and Technologists Professional Speciality Group (PSG-04)

Research Interests

Microcomputer technology
Embedded and wearable computer systems
Interfaces for people with disabilities
Programmable data acquisition systems
Technology transfer
Virtual reality applications

Publications and Presentations


June 2009 - RESNA Fellow Award - for his continuing, consistent contributions to RESNA, his pioneering efforts in the deisgn and development of assistive technologies, and his pervasive nurturing of the field and his colleagues.

June 1999 - RESNA Distinguished Service Award - in recognition of creative endeavor and outstanding achievement in promoting the advancement of rehabilitation through technology.

Press Items

Curriculum Vitae - PDF

Last updated 08/29/2013