Sage Designs, a team from MAE 4340: Innovative Product Design

Sage Designs, a team consisting of an amazing group of students, from MAE 4340: Innovative Product Design, has been selected as a finalist in the “Innovating Aging in Place” Design Challenge at the Stanford Center on Longevity. They were selected for their design of the "Seatcase", a carry-on suitcase which doubles as a seat for the traveler. They will compete on March 30th at Stanford University against eight other competitors from around the globe.

The Sage Design team:
Devang Dave: M. Eng., Mechanical Engineering M'17
Jamil Fares: B.S., Mechanical Engineering M'17
Gregory Glance: M. Eng., Systems Engineering M'17
Christina Keefe: B.S., Mechanical Engineering M'17
Corinne Kenwood: M. Eng., Mechanical Engineering J'18
Stephen Lee: M. Eng., Systems Engineering M’17

The Stanford Center on Longevity Design Challenge offers cash prizes and free entrepreneur mentorship in a competition open to all university students around the world who want to design products and services which optimize long life for us all. This year’s challenge will focus on designs that improve the quality of life for individuals aging in their homes. $17,000 in cash prizes will be awarded, and finalists will receive paid travel to Stanford, where they will present their designs to renowned industry, academic, and government leaders.

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