Jion Fairchild

Jion Fairchild is an undergraduate research assistant at RiskEcon Lab, currently studying mechanical engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. His work focuses on the use of mechanical and robotic systems to automate tasks that are difficult or impractical for humans.

He also works closely with the NYU Robotic Design Team on the NASA Robotic Mining Competition, which focuses on automation in mining systems for lunar and martian regolith.

His photo shows an early prototype for a project: camera vision glasses for the vision impaired.