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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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NU researchers seek to increase accessibility of motorized wheelchairs

March 7, 2023

Wheelchairs have come a long way from the manual, self-propelled variety, with some motorized ones using joysticks or keypads to propel the devices. For some, though, motorized wheelchairs aren’t...

Brenna Argall stands to the left of an autonomous wheelchair in front of a background that reads “Shirley Ryan Ability Lab”

Northwestern professor Brenna Argall featured on CBS’s “Mission Unstoppable”

March 2, 2021

When McCormick School of Engineering Prof. Brenna Argall was in college, it only took one class to change her career trajectory toward the field of autonomous robotics. Since then, she has worked with...

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