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Will Makowski, newest official HCD iPhD

May 1, 2019

Congratulations to Will Makowski for having his iPhD proposal passed and becoming an official iPhD student. His proposal, First Principles Approach to Design: Exploring the relationships between Accident Scenarios, Biomechanics of Injury and the whole Product Development Life Cycle, is to work on the design of helmets. His interdisciplinary committee is Dr. Thomas L. Martin (Co-chair) ECE/CoE & Director of Strategic and Creative Initiatives ICAT, Prof. Andy Schaudt (Co-chair) Management/Business & Project Director Automated Vehicle Systems VTTI, Prof. Brook Kennedy – Industrial Design/CAUS, Dr. Steve Rowson – Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics/CoE, Dr. Christopher Williams – ME/CoE