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Design Engineer -- Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

Design Engineer Amanda Parkes

What's it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What does a design engineer really do all day? Amanda Parkes is a design engineer with the Tangible Media Lab at the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology (MIT). Combining her knowledge of design, mechanics and electronics, she researches and builds innovative products that bridge the gap between the digital and the physical.

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