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
Kyle Kilbourn joined us as a graduate student of IT Product Design (ITPD) at the University of Southern Denmark.
Kyle contributed in many ways to BlueSky Designs, including:
Development of RESNA Poster
Development of Technical Materials for Tent Technology
Participated in Wilderness Inquiry kayak trip
Assisted in field testing of tents and vestibules
Conducted videoethnographic study of watercraft transfers
Facilitated Watercraft Transfer Workshop