Capstone: Hand Grip Pen

Evan Gray, Lauren Hess, Christopher Sullivan and Joseph Ranieri developed an instrumented pen to provide valuable research information about grip tension during tremors. Photo by Brooks Canaday.

Evan Gray, Lauren Hess, Christo­pher Sul­livan and Joseph Ranieri devel­oped an instru­mented pen to pro­vide valu­able research infor­ma­tion about grip ten­sion during tremors. Photo by Brooks Canaday.

December 13, 2012 — From left, senior mechan­ical engi­neering stu­dents Evan Gray, Lauren Hess, Chris Sul­livan and Joe Ranieri dis­play an instru­mented pen to record grip strength for use in diag­nosing and mon­i­toring tremors and other motor con­trol issues.