Monthly Archives: January 2017

Innovation Engagement Speaker Series Kicks Off

Throughout the Spring semester, an array of special lectures will be given as part of the Innovation Engagement Speaker Series. The focus will include local, regional and national perspectives, with topics ranging from start-up challenges, innovation across healthcare, venture capital, and prototype generation. … Continue reading

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Scans for Sleep Apnea

As part of her MsID Capstone Project, student Jeanne Vilja is doing ergonomic studies of CPAP masks for sleep apnea sufferers. So she’s 3D scanning a representative sample of student heads, and printing them out to work on. How do you … Continue reading

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Real World Portfolio Building

By Zach Samalonis, BsID ’20 Recently in the DEC forum, a portfolio building workshop was held for design students across campus to discuss what employers look for in a portfolio. To open the event PhilaU was privileged to host Diane Fox, … Continue reading

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PhilaU ID Undergrad Creates Prosthetic Arm

Philadelphia University industrial design student Jackson Gordon  has designed and fabricated a 3D-printed prosthetic arm to help a local man born without a left hand, Philly Voice reported Jan. 9. Jackson, who has started the design firm Armatus Designs, based the aesthetics of the hand … Continue reading

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