Story excerpt provided by Great Lakes Innovation & Development Enterprise.
Written by Dennis Cocco.
Barry Tabor is studying electrical engineering at Lorain County Community College and hopes to continue his education at one of the college’s four-year partnership institutions when he graduates. But Barry’s involvement in a work-experience program at Lorain County Community College sets him apart from your typical student. While pursuing his studies, he is working shoulder to shoulder with the founder of Lygent, a medical device startup company.
Lygent is developing an ophthalmic screening and diagnostic tool that will give pediatricians a quick, automated assessment of eye misalignment. Company founder Nick Vandillen is getting his prototype ready for subject testing and Barry is one of his go-to design engineers for this process.
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Originally published March 9, 2016.