University of Toronto
Ryan joined the IATSL team in February of 2011 and is working on the development of the COACH@Work project: an intelligent supportive environment designed to guide individuals with Down's syndrome through a factory assembly task. The system follows the user using hand-tracking vision software and various other vision algorithms to determine the state of the user's progress through the task. The system Utilizes AI to provide prompts whenever necessary to guide the user through task-completion.
Ryan graduated from McMaster University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Biomedical Engineering and a strong interest in rehabilitative techniques, biomechanics, and assistive technologies. Ryan’s undergraduate thesis focused on the design of an ankle range of motion sensor for use by a physiotherapist or doctor of sports medicine in the rehabilitation of a patient’s ankle injury.
Honours and Awards
- Graduated Summa Cum Laude (2010)
- McMaster Marauder Scholar (2007-2010)