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Novel Motogaitor device advances mobility

Novel Motogaitor device advances mobility

By Hannah Weems

The UAB Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is known for routinely tackling daunting health problems head-on and has been doing so for more than forty years. In the community of people living with mobility impairments, affordability is one of the largest issues facing accessibility to therapeutic devices. It is no surprise, then, that UAB graduate students decided to directly combat this problem with the creation and development of a device called the “Motogaitor.”

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Alumni panelists discuss future of women in engineering

Alumni panelists discuss future of women in engineering

Why don’t more women pursue careers in engineering? What can we do to change the perception of engineering as a male profession? These were among the questions addressed in an online panel discussion hosted by the UAB chapter of the Society of Women Engineers.

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