Eric graduated in 2014 with an M.S. in Rehabilitation Science and Technology at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences after completing his undergraduate degrees in Physics and Mathematics from Duquesne University in 2011.
Nick Sinagra, MS. Chief Technology Officer
Nick graduated from Duquesne University with his Master’s in Multimedia Arts and Design. For eight years, Nick worked as the Director of Technology at Bishop Canevin High School. Nick started working with pathVu in 2017 and has led tech development, including the development of the pathVu Navigation app.
Jonathan Duvall, PhD pathVu co-founder
Jon is post-doc a the Human Engineering Research Laboratories in Pittsburgh. He received a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 2010, a Master’s in Rehabilitation Science and Technology in 2013 from the University of Pittsburgh, and a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in 2018. His research has focused on developing assistive technologies for people with disabilities. His Master’s thesis consisted of developing a roughness standard for pedestrian pathways to limit harmful vibrations to wheelchair users. Jonathan was also a founding member of the Students for Disability Advocacy at the University of Pittsburgh and served as President from 2012-2015. Jonathan started pathvu to help to promote safe and comfortable sidewalks for wheelchair users and to help wheelchair users to be able to avoid inaccessible and dangerous environments.
Jon Pearlman, PhD -- pathVu co-founder & chair of the Scientific Advisory Board
Jon is Department Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology at Pitt. He earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering at UC Berkeley and M.S. in mechanical engineering at Cornell University, and completed his PhD work in Rehabilitation Science and Technology with an emphasis on assistive technology design and transfer to developing countries at the University of Pittsburgh.