Mentors


 
  • Ralf Hotchkiss
    Owner of the company Whirlwind Wheelchair International, which designs wheelchairs for use and manufacture in developing countries.  Its mission is "to make it possible for every person in the developing world who needs a wheelchair to obtain one that will lead to maximum personal independence and integration into society."

  • Matt McCambridge
    Engineer from the Wheelchair Production Center working on the Wheelchairs in Mindanao Project in the Philippines.  He was also the chairperson of the Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA) 2000 conference.

  • Aaron Wheeler
    Wheelchair designer and appropriate technology specialist.

  • Barry Kudrowitz
    Our lab instructor and a current graduate student in Course 2 (Mechanical Engineering).  He is also the founder and course instructor of the MIT 2.00b course (Toy Product Design).