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Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Product designer. I love to create strikingly beautiful, relevant, and inspiring products.
visit my new website and blog at nelsonwah.com
Cobra AMP Cell Driver
Industrial design consulting and concept art. Form language and Adobe Photoshop sketching specialist. Also involved with design research, strategy, rapid sketch visualization, 3D CAD, quick models and prototypes. Freelance and collaborative projects. Clients include:
Shape Security - freelance, tech startup
Olight - freelance, tactical lights
Mobio - freelance, mobile device accessories
Symphony of Nod - prop/helmet designs for short film music video directed by Francisco Stoll
University Medical Pharmaceuticals - freelance, medical cosmetics
Advantageous Systems LLC - partnership, healthcare product
Dynamic Gaming - concept artist for independent video game, Meat Grinder
San Gabriel Valley Jeet Kune Do - logo design
Bottomless Pit Games - concept designs for Harmotion video game
Designed and created soulful products for a wide range of industries. Working together with small startups, large corporations, and everything in between. Clients include: Samsung, Cobra PUMA Golf, Altec Lansing, iFrogz, ZAGG, Dane-Elec, Elite Fitness, Thales Aerospace, Cohu Electronics, Atom Inc, Powell Tools, EWI, KIA, Dana/Spicer, Rockwell Time, Electric Visual, Time Bomb, INDUS.
Assigned to do key design work, research, concept sketching, mockups and prototypes, brainstorms, and presentations. Clients include: Simplehuman, Carefusion, Magtek, Duracell
IMI 2 Wheelchair (2008)
Intelligent Mobility International (IMI)
Designed a low cost wheelchair for Guatemala. In collaboration with Art Center, Caltech.
Mobile Health Clinic (2008)
Project Concern International (PCI)
Created a new strategic vision and designs for PCI's Tijuana mobile health clinic system. In collaboration with Art Center Designmatters.
Functionalizing Nanoparticles for RNAi (2005)
Johns Hopkins University
Combining nanotech with genetic therapy to stop gene expression at a specific site.
Realtime Continuous Energy Expenditure Measure (2004)
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Was electrical engineering leader in team of 8 biomedical engineering students to create a device to noninvasively monitor and graph in realtime the energy expenditure of a woman during labor.
Aided in developing a computational model for electrical excitations in the heart. I was tasked with exploring the possibility of a "late sodium ion channel," modeling this ion channel based on published clinical data, and running computer simulations to test the model.
Conducted lab experiments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease research.
Aided researchers in data collection and experiments in ligand-gated ion channels
Art Center merit scholarship recipient
graduated w/Electrical Engineering concentration Bloomberg Scholar - full scholarship