Workshop Day at Narsapur

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About 150 students gathered day two of the hands-on workshop. Today students made solutions using materials such as corrugated plastic, acrylic and various tapes. Students were also introduced to their group project, which will be displayed at the expo on Saturday.

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Students were very excited to be able to try Google Glass for the first time.

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Students and facility are working on the India-Norway solar project.

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The AT lab on this campus was established in 2009. Students have the opportunity to do distance learning with the UMass Lowell engineering program. Here in this picture, we are able to see various AT projects are on display.

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Amazing new uses for corrugated plastic using wires placed inside of the flutes to create a prototype hand prosthesis.

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Project Expo at Bhimavaram

During the final day at Bhimavaram campus, an Expo was held during which 42 student groups presented their AT projects that were judged by Therese, Emily and Vanessa.

During the final day at Bhimavaram campus, an Expo was held where 42 student groups presented their AT projects that were judged by Therese, Emily and Vanessa.

Students discuss their projects with Ravi, Vice Chairman of Sri Vishnu Educational Society

Students discuss their projects with Ravi, Vice Chairman of Sri Vishnu Educational Society

_DSC0239The group that came in first place designed a self-feeding system for someone that does not have use of their arms.
_DSC0224The day concluded with a closing ceremony during which Ravi, Therese, Vanessa and Emily addressed the students and congratulated them on their hard work and accomplishments. 

In this photo a student is holding a potential final project idea and Therese is providing feedback. The large number of students around her is a great example of how enthusiastic and eager the students are to learn from Therese and receive her input.

In this photo a student is holding a potential final project idea and Therese is providing feedback. The large number of students around her is a great example of how enthusiastic and eager the students are to learn from Therese and receive her input. 

Students have been challenged to work in groups to design and build a device to assist someone with a disability. At the end of the week, there will be an expo where first and second year student projects will be on display. In this photo students are practicing cutting corrugated plastic that may be used in their final project.
Students have been challenged to work in groups to design and build a device to assist someone with a disability. At the end of the week, there will be an expo where first and second year student projects will be on display. In this photo students are practicing cutting corrugated plastic that may be used in their final project. 

Second year students presented Therese, Emily, and Vanessa with a hand-made piece of artwork to thank them for their visit. The design was created by intricately rolling small pieces of paper into floral patterns. ATL represents the “Assistive Technology Lab” on campus, with the note reading, “All the best for your further projects- Vishnu students."
Second year students presented Therese, Emily, and Vanessa with a hand-made piece of artwork to thank them for their visit. The design was created by intricately rolling small pieces of paper into floral patterns. ATL represents the “Assistive Technology Lab” on campus, with the note reading, “All the best for your further projects- Vishnu students.” 

Therese, Emily and Vanessa had the opportunity to visit the campus Assistive Technology Lab. They were able to see many projects that students had completed in the past, as well as current projects. This project titled, “The Braille Learning System” enables people who are visually impaired to be able to learn numbers and letters as they are represented in Braille. This project incorporates tactile and a voice output component. When the person pushes a button located above the letter or number, and then it will speak the number or letter aloud.

Therese, Emily and Vanessa had the opportunity to visit the campus Assistive Technology Lab. They were able to see many projects that students had completed in the past, as well as current projects. This project titled, “The Braille Learning System” enables people who are visually impaired to be able to learn numbers and letters as they are represented in Braille. This project incorporates tactile and a voice output component. When the person pushes a button located above the letter or number, and then it will speak the number or letter aloud.During a visit to the University’s radio station, “Vishnu FM,” Emily and Vanessa were interviewed by Padma about their experiences so far in India and at the University. During a visit to the University’s radio station, “Vishnu FM,” Emily and Vanessa were interviewed by Padma about their experiences so far in India and at the University.