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Jonathan
Lai

ID

BACHELOR

I’m a maker, a tinkerer, a hacker, and basically in a constant state of discontent. Finding opportunities for creativity and problem-solving is my favorite pastime.

KeeLo

Social Physique Anxiety (SPA) is the self-consciousness about ones body in a social setting. Research on SPA as caused by the gym environment informed the design of Keelo, a system for educating and tracking the workout experience through an interface and updated equipment. The deliverable for this project is a standardized interface across selectorized weight machines. The more broad design goal is to lessen comparison and promote exercise motivated by health.

BLINQ: Tangible Interaction

Powered by Arduino and capacitive sensors, the BLINQ water bottle reminds users to drink every hour that they have not consumed water. This bottle illuminates to draw the user

YuMi: Transtibal Prosthetic

Inspired by professional wakeboarder and amputee Brandon Robins, YuMi (pronounced “You-Me”) encourages a return to an active lifestyle. Named after the traditional Japanese laminate bow, YuMi uses cost effective materials found in the sport of archery to naturally store and return energy during moments of heightened activity.

MSM: Mobile Shock Monitor

This project was a collaboration with UW’s Center for Commercialization. The proposed concept was for a device used to identify symptoms of shock in patients. The solution consists of a non-invasive probe attached to the patient’s hand, that is tethered to a portable device. This device; which can be mounted bedside near the patient, then evaluates and displays the sensor’s readings.

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TOTAL PROJECTS

112

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Rethinking Prosthetics

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Our Big Gay Debate

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How Are You, World?

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Get Used To It

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Social Phones

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iPad Case

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Crosslegged

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The Record

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Global Brigades

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Modern Space – Efficient Kitchen Island

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A Perfect Spy

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Medical Sample Collector

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iTwist

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Division of Design Timeline

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Coffee Maker

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YuMi: Transtibal Prosthetic

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Wicked Fit

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Audio Vision

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Common Ground

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The Challenge

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EMP Visitor Guide App

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High Heel Prosthetic

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Ethos- a prosthesis for Cambodia

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Amazon Rebrand

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Brazilian Coffee Industry

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King County Library System Rebrand

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Salty's Rebrand

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MSM: Mobile Shock Monitor

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Continuum

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iPad Case

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Carbon Emissions from Livestock

IXD, Interactive, Information, Web, Sustainable

Seattle: Punishment Funded City

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