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 July 10, 2019

BME students make assembly line more accessible for workers with disabilities

From left, Rebekah Abrams ’19 and Taryn Milnes ’19 demonstrate a prototype of a fume absorber they designed for a Unistel assembly line that employs workers with developmental disabilities. (University of Rochester photo / Bob Marcotte)

The graduating seniors behind THOR Designs are the first all-female engineering team to compete in a state-wide competition to bring assistive technologies to New Yorkers in the workplace.