Matthew is a recent graduate of the University of Waterloo in Mechanical Engineering. His academic interests there included biomechanics and computer simulation of physical systems. He also spent time during his undergrad as a teaching assistant for programming and CAD courses. Professionally, he has experience as a co-op student in a variety of industries including automotive design, mining consulting, and entertainment. His contributions to an award-winning capstone wheelchair modification project resulted in his attendance to this conference. He currently tutors and grades papers part-time while looking for full-time work. In his free time, he grows vegetables and plays guitar at his Toronto home.
How do we use technology to make society better for all? Each year, the IDeA (Innovative Design for Accessibility) awards showcase outstanding innovations that use technology to make the world more accessible for everyone.
In this series of case study presentations, three IDeA winners will discuss how they identified accessibility issues and potential solutions, what they did to understand...