Student-faculty collaborative design: Prosthetic hand project

Video interview: MaryAnne (engineering major, class of 2011) talks about her prosthetic hand project

MaryAnne  spent the summer of 2009 designing a low-cost prosthetic hand.  She continues to work with Dr. Scott Pierce on the project  this fall and in this video she shows off her work.  MaryAnne is working on the mechanical design and is building the hand.  Another student is working on the computer controlled actuators for the fingers.

Sweet Briar engineering students and faculty actively use their creativity and analytical skills to make a difference for people.

Max, MaryAnne, Dr. Pierce discussing hand designs

Max, MaryAnne, and Dr. Pierce discussing hand designs

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