University of Saskatchewan students providing hi-tech solutions for people with physical disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 22, 2013 2013-03-29-ENG The University of Saskatchewan invites media to attend the U of S College of Engineering Tetra Society design competition: Monday, March 25 2-3:30 pm College of Engineering Building University of Saskatchewan 57 Campus Drive

Second-year U of S engineering students have partnered with the Tetra Society, a non-profit organization that recruits skilled volunteers, to create customized assistive devices for people with physical disabilities, to design mechanical solutions that help with the everyday challenges encountered by people with physical disabilities.
Students will have five minutes to present their design and demonstrate the functionality of their prototype to a panel of judges which will include representatives from the Tetra Society, Mosaic, the Bolt Supply House and MEDIChair.
Tetra Society member Eric Molendyk, along with representatives from the College of Engineering, will be available for interviews before the design presentations from 2 - 3:30 pm.
For more information, contact:
Jody Gress
Communications Officer, College of Engineering
(306) 966-4036

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