Franzon Receives Dept. of Education Award to develop Micromachined Braille Reader

October 01, 2007

Dr. Paul Franzon, ECE Department
Dr. Paul Franzon, ECE Department

Dr. Paul Franzon has been awarded $199,446 by the US Dept. of Education towards developing a Micromachined Braille Reader.

The award will run from October 1st, 2007 to September 30th, 2008.

Research Abstract - An integrated, low-cost Braille reader will be developed using micromachining techniques and polymer actuator technologies.