Unlocking the cosmos Dr.Shane Jacobs Talk

Thursday, September 28, 2023 18:00to20:00
Leacock 132

"Spacesuit Design: Weaving Biomechanics, Engineering, Material Science, and Human-Centered Design"

Date: September 28th

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Leacock 132

Registration: No registration required!

Our guest speaker, Dr. Shane Jacobs, is a renowned McGill alumnus and currently the Design Manager at David Clark Company. With his academic foundation in Mechanical Engineering from McGill and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland, he is a foremost expert in the realm of spacesuit design. During this talk, attendees will embark on a captivating journey exploring spacesuit design. Dr. Jacobs will delve into his experiences designing suits for esteemed organizations like NASA, Red Bull, Axiom, and others. It's a chance to see how the amalgamation of biomechanics, engineering, material science, and human-centered design plays a pivotal role in facilitating space exploration.

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