Design showcase

The IClimb

The MIT chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, the electrical and computer engineering honor society, sponsored its first annual student invention expo on Jan. 29. Professor George Pratt (left) discusses the IClimb, a remote-controlled belaying device for indoor climbing gyms, with inventor Grant Kristofek, a senior in mechanical engineering.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on February 6, 2002.

Topics: Electrical engineering and electronics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)


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