SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

QL+ Program Manager:

Annemarie Orr

OTD, OTR/L

About

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

The mission of San Diego State University is to provide research-oriented, high-quality education for undergraduate and graduate students and to contribute to the solution of problems through excellence and distinction in teaching, research, and service. The university strives to impart an appreciation and broad understanding of the human experience throughout the world and the ages. This education extends to diverse cultural legacies and accomplishments in many areas, such as the arts and technology; the advancement of human thought including philosophy and science; the development of economic, political, and social institutions; and the physical and biological evolution of humans and their environment. San Diego State University pursues its mission through its many diverse departments and interdisciplinary programs in the creative and performing arts, the humanities, the sciences, and the social and behavioral sciences.

Website

http://www.me.vt.edu

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Email

annemarie.orr@qlplus.org

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
Projects

Current Projects

SDUS: PILL DISPENSER (II)

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SDSU: ONE-HANDED PILL DISPENSER

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SDSU: WASUP

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SDSU: MOTORIZED WAVESKI

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SDSU: WAVESKI LAUNCHER

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SDSU: DURABLE PROSTHEIC KNEE SLEEVE

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SDSU: MODULAR PROSTHETIC SCUBA FIN

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SDSU: HIKING POWERED FEET

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SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
Projects

Completed Project List

SDSU: PILL DISPENSER
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

SDSU: PILL DISPENSER

This project presents a solution for individuals who struggle with the intricacies of organizing medication into weekly pill containers....

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SDSU: MILITARY GRADE WRIST BRACE
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

SDSU: MILITARY GRADE WRIST BRACE

Quality of Life Plus (QL+) aims to generate engineering innovations that aid and improve the quality of life for those who have served our country. The organization works in collaboration with many engineering students across the United States to give them the opportunity to apply their engineering skills to solve real-life problems....

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SDSU: SURFBOARD PROPULSION SYSTEM
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

SDSU: SURFBOARD PROPULSION SYSTEM

QL+ engineering students from San Diego State University were challenged to design and build a device to help a veteran, who lost both legs after stepping on an improvised explosive device (IED), turn and control a surfboard. The team connected with Jordan Sisco, a veteran Army sergeant with the 123rd Infantry Battalion. In 2012, while on foot patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Jordan stepped on an IED and lost both legs and his left thumb. Surfing is one of Jordan’s favorite pastimes and has been a great outlet for him since the incident....

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SDSU: TOUCHSCREEN FOR PROSTHETICS
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

SDSU: TOUCHSCREEN FOR PROSTHETICS

Dr. Jensen Shirley is a disabled U.S. Army veteran, who utilizes body-powered prosthetic devices for daily tasks with terminal metal hooks. As a result, Dr. Shirley struggles to use touchscreen devices, often improvising with a t-shirt to allow for any sort of input recognition....

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SDSU: MOTORCYCLE WHEELCHAIR CARRIER
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

SDSU: MOTORCYCLE WHEELCHAIR CARRIER

QL+ engineering students from San Diego State University tackled the Motorcycle Wheelchair Carrier Challenge. The goal of this Challenge was to design and fabricate a carrier for a motorcycle that can securely attach a wheelchair for a paralyzed Veteran....

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SDSU: BICYCLE HANDLES FOR PROSTHETICS
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

SDSU: BICYCLE HANDLES FOR PROSTHETICS

Throughout the course of the past nine months working on our senior project, our team has grown tremendously as engineers. We began this project with a vision and a goal to make our challenger’s dream come true through applying abilities in engineering and problem-solving....

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SDSU: PROTECTIVE CAP OSSEOINTEGRATION
Innovative and Life Changing Solutions

SDSU: PROTECTIVE CAP OSSEOINTEGRATION

Team BioShield has been sponsored by Quality of Life Plus to design and create a protective cap for individuals with osseointegration....

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