School of Industrial Design speaker: Jim Mueller

Date: February 4, 2015

Time: 11:00 am

Location: Architecture West 2nd floor Atrium Atlanta, GA

Jim Mueller is a well-known expert in universal design. He is an industrial designer, focused on assistive technology, disability management, and universal design. He is recognized as one of the most experienced practitioners and advocates of universal design - design for people of all ages and abilities - and is one of the authors of the Seven Principles of Universal Design. His clients have included federal and state agencies, private employers, disability insurers, and product manufacturers.

Since 2001, Jim has also served as a project director for the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Wireless Technologies in Atlanta, GA. As a member of the Accessibility Forum, Jim is active in the development of testing procedures for the implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments.