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Students at LSU College of Engineering create innovations for the disabled

1 year 6 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, May 19 2022 May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022 8:32 AM May 19, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Graduating seniors from LSU's College of Engineering recently completed their final projects, and one project gave a student with disabilities the chance to do something he couldn't before. 

William Bradford is an eighteen-year-old with cerebral palsy. His disability hasn't stopped his creativity—Bradford has loved art for a long time.

Now, he has the opportunity to take his creativity to new levels; thanks to a team of four engineering students, he can now paint on canvas without assistance. 

Through a blend of mechanical and computer technologies, the 'Art-Eaux-Matic' uses a remote control system, allowing him to control colors and brush strokes through movements of his head. 

Partnered with St. Lillian Academy, the LSU Engineering Program has developed a number of innovations for the disabled. 

For more details on the projects, you can visit the department's website

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