Project Description

2004 Intern

He joined us as a University of Minnesota Mechanical Engineering undergraduate student. Brian has a BA in Cultural Anthropology and is interested in human factors, product design and ergonomics.

Brian worked on several projects this summer, including:

  • Construction of a manual wheelchair and seating system for product testing
  • Conceptual design relating to wheelchair mounting hardware
  • Design and fabrication of a test fixture for determining the coefficient of friction between fabrics
  • Participation in Watercraft Transfer Workshop