Jon Akins-Quality of Life Technology Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Jon Akins

University of Pittsburgh

Jon Akins, BS is a graduate student in Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh pursuing his Master's degree with a concentration in rehabilitation engineering and human movement. His current research is reducing the incidence and prevalence of pressure ulcers in at risk populations by developing a closed-loop wheelchair cushion or Smart Seat. He is currently on the Research and Education Committee for the Bioengineering Graduate Student Council.