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Serving Brazil Through Engineering

Student wearing communication device

Chris Lorenzen tries out a communication device for his client.

July 2013

Under the Program for Assistive Technologies for the Underprivileged, students in the industrial and mechanical engineering junior design lab completed projects for local, national and international clients.

Engineering student Chris Lorenzen spent his time working on a communication board for a 15-year-old girl with cerebral palsy ... in Brazil. 

Recently, Assistant Professor of Engineering Jodi Prosise, Lorenzen, and two additional students headed to Brazil to deliver and implement their assistive technology devices. Read the front-page Quad-City Times story about Prosise and Lorenzen.

Enjoy a beautiful video.

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