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HEROes Xavier Wheelchair

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HEROes Series of Sport Wheelchairs is designed to withstand and navigate on different terrain such as sand. This wheelchair is made so that users can participate in beach volleyball or rugby. HERO Xavier was inspired by fictional superhero and leader of the X-Men Charles Francis Xavier aka Professor X.

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02/23/2016
HEROes Xavier Wheelchair

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Jairo da Costa Junior
Jairo da Costa Junior Organization Type: 
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Designer of the HEROes Xavier Wheelchair. Has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design (2006) and with a Specialisation in Graphic Design and Corporate Strategy (2008), since 2007, has done research on Design for Sustainability. Worked at the Design & Sustainability Research Centre (2010-2012) in Brazil, and obtained his Master’s degree in Design (2012) on the topic Eco-efficient Services in Product-Service Systems. Currently working on my PhD research in Design for Sustainability at Delft University of Technology, where he is investigating Product-Service Systems for the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) in Emerging Markets.
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USC Institute for Creative Technologies 12015 Waterfront Drive
Playa Vista, CA 90094-2536 United States
California US