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John P. Karidis Department Head's Award

Chris Garneau, a member of the Open Design Lab, received the John P. Karidis Department Head’s Award for Research Achievement in Mechanical Engineering (at PSU). The award recognized the research he conducted with Prof. Parkinson while completing his honors thesis, A Comparison of Methodologies for Designing for Human Variability.