National Science Foundation presents award for powered prosthesis development

By Associated Engineering Press

The National Science Foundation awarded Xiangrong Shen, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama college of Engineering, the CAREER Award to assist in his work on a powered prosthesis that mimics natural joints. Sources: HealioOandP.comRehab ManagementAZ RoboticsWBMA ABC 33/40WIAT CBS 42

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.

Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: May 13, 2014    /    Posted in:   Faculty and Staff, In The News, Mechanical Engineering, Research    /    Features: