Students Receive RESNA'09 Scientific Paper Awards-Quality of Life Technology Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, May 4, 2009

Students Receive RESNA'09 Scientific Paper Awards

Congratulations to our students who received scientific paper awards for the 2009 RESNA conference.  The Student Scientific Paper Competition, now in its 12th year, is designed to promote high quality scientific and engineering research in the field of rehabilitation engineering and assistive technology. Winning papers will be presented in poster or platform sessions, including a special platform session featuring the top winners at this year's at the annual RESNA Conference in New Orleans June 23-27, 2009.  RESNA is the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America.

nahom beyene photoNahom Beyene:  "Driving Status and the Inner Drive for Community Mobility and Participation: A Survey of People with Disabilities and Senior Citizens from Support Groups in New Delhi India".  Nahom is a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.
hongwu wang photoHongwu Wang:  "Real-time Slip Detection and Traction Control fo Electrical Powered Wheelchairs".  Hongwu is a is a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.