The Sci-Files – 10/11/2020 – Justin Scott – Extending Design to All People

Chelsie Boodoo and Daniel Puentes

A Chance to Dance in Okemos, Michigan
A Chance to Dance in Okemos, Michigan

On this week’s The Sci-Files, your hosts Chelsie and Danny interview Justin Scott. Justin is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Justin’s work has focused on universal medical device design, in particular with regards to wheelchair users. His research has included collecting the properties of wheelchair users’ tissues and modeling how pressures experienced while seated affect them. Michigan State is one of the few universities in the United States with an adaptive sports clubs on campus and Justin collaborates with them.  If you’re interested in talking about your MSU research on the radio or nominating a student, please email Chelsie and Danny at [email protected] You can ask questions about future episodes here. Check The Sci-Files out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube!