Master of Engineering Design, Product Design

September 2011 - August 2012, Hamilton, Canada
GMC Centre for Engineering Design, Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice, McMaster University
Engineering Design Project: Early Mobility in the Pediatric Critical Care Unit (PCCU)

Negotiated with the clients from PCCU to define the specifications and led the project of three engineering students

Designed the principal part of a rehabilitation device; the solution is innovative and meets the requirements for providing therapy to a wide range of pediatric patients with a variety of motion

Instructed SolidWorks summer seminar at GMC Centre for Engineering Design in 2012

Completed Value Added Personnel (VAP) Networking and Communications Core Course provided by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)

Received Walter G. School of Engineering Practice Graduate Scholarship in 2012

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Master of Environmental Design, Industrial Design

June 2008, Calgary, Canada
Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary
Master’s Degree Project: Sustainable Product Design for People with Disabilities in Developing Countries

Designed a wheelchair for developing countries; the wheelchair is affordable and easy to maintain in developing countries, and capable of being customized by local engineers and artisans for locally appreciated design. See Master's Degree Project for more information

Had three studio projects published in SCALE issue 1 (2004) and issue 2 (2007), an EVDS publication featuring selected works of EVDS students

Took EVDS Study Abroad Program in Fall 2005 in Barcelona, Spain

Received multiple scholarships (see Honours)

GPA 3.7/4.0

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Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering

April 1994, Kanagawa, Japan
School of Engineering, Tokai University
Thesis: Interpretation of Intermediate Data of a Neural Network Simulation by Entropy Method

Developed a character recognition program to analyze neural network system behavior

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