Boston middle school students visited campus last week to try out some new virtual reality games being designed for physical therapy patients. Their game-playing will help researchers refine patient treatment and advance interdisciplinary research.
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern students and faculty have combined their knowledge of engineering and physical therapy to design, develop, and then deliver two low-cost communication devices to disabled kids living at a pair of orphanages in Ecuador.
Students in the “Enabling Engineering” technical elective recently presented their design proposals to faculty, peers, and project mentors. The eponymous student group may bring all of them to fruition.
The student group Enabling Engineering offers young humanitarians the chance to develop products that will make the lives of people with disabilities easier.