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Summer Johnson

Mechanical Design Technician Co-op

Pronouns: she/her


As a mechanical design technician, Summer is involved in the designing and manufacturing of assistive technologies for CanAssist. Summer has previously worked in manufacturing creating devices for aeronautical, medical, and research applications, and has past experience with 3D design for game development and animation. She has previously worked as an english and math teaching assistant at the University of Hawaii Palamanui. She's done many odd jobs and projects including: octopus intelligence research, 3D printed prosthetics, battle bots, urchin population research, and psychological research studies into the benefits of project based learning. In her spare time, Summer loves to create art through drawing, painting, and crochet and hopes to blend all of these practices together to make stunning technologies. 

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