Kenneth A. (Ken) Pickar

Kenneth A. (Ken) Pickar

Visitor in Mechanical and Civil Engineering


Research Group Matters
Carolina Oseguera
362 Gates-Thomas Laboratory
(626) 395-4271

Research Overview

Professor Pickar is interested in creating products that help the lives of people who are at the bottom of the pyramid. He has worked in both Guatemala and now in India where his class is jointly taught with IIT Gandhinagar. The Indian focus is on medical products to detect or treat disease or ancillary products that protect against injury. He is also interested in the process of entrepreneurship where laboratory discoveries are transferred to the market place in this country.

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