IDEA BROKER x TEAM URBAN ARMOR
Partnering to rethink urban cycling safety.
Design and build a collapsible bike helmet that is stylish, convenient to store, easy to carry, fits well, is technologically advanced, and is fun to wear.
Collapsible bike helmet utilizing advanced fabrics, 3D printed composites, and smart technology.
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Lisa Abaya, Artist & Designer, is a native west coast artist based in Philadelphia. She completed her BFA through a joint program between the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania. Her thirteen years of studying dance at the San Francisco Ballet School has influenced her painting, enhancing her sensitivity to movement and fluidity of gesture. Lisa looks to her heritage of Mexican, Serbian and Chinese to revisit traditional symbols, and motifs and themes.
Sal DiPaolo, Engineering & Manufacturing Specialist, is a seasoned professional with practical experience in the analysis, design, development and launch of new products, services and processes. With over twenty years of applied professional experience. He is community leader in any setting. He has an adept talent of marrying technical, artistic, and business skills and practices to provide world-class product solutions. Sal has experience working from early stage startups to established manufacturing facilities. Sal has experience in Computer Skills including; SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Rhino 3D, Maya, MasterCam, MatLab, Python, Ansys, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, database management. His Hardware Skills include: CNC programming, CAD/CAM processing, 3D printers, laser plotters, professional machining tools (mills & lathes), professional woodworking tools.