LGO in India

Saila Parthasarathy is taking her Global Engineering project on the road to India. Along with her team, she partnered with LV Prasad Eye Institute to create a prototype for a wearable magnification device for children with low vision. A few members of her team flew to India over Sloan Innovation Period/Spring Break to present their idea to the company.

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Below Saila’s prototype can be seen for the wearable device.

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Saila met with the founder, Dr. G.N. Rao. Dr. Prem Nandhini and teammates Anastasia and Boris are also photographed below.

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Global Engineering is taught by Prof. Amos Winter. The class focusses on combining “rigorous engineering theory and user-centered product design” for developing and emerging markets.