SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
If the human interest tends to overwhelm the science at times, it’d be churlish to complain – this is a cracking yarn. Young, super-photogenic biomedical engineer Dr Jordon Nguyen has decided to help out his mate, Riley – an equally photogenic 13-year-old from the NSW north coast with severe cerebral palsy…
“Technology is my life. Without it, I am stuffed,” said Jessica Irwin in a segment on the ABC’s 7:30 Report that aired last week. Born with cerebral palsy, Irwin is a professional photographer, but on Saturday night she realised her dream of playing music. Thanks to technology developed by biomedical engineer Jordan Nguyen, she made her debut performance at the Sydney Opera House. “Being able to play music using Jordan’s creation is amazing, a dream come true,” she said.
SOUNDS LIKE SYDNEY
The APQ is the Ensemble in Residence at the University of Technology Sydney. As such they are surrounded by new technological developments. The focus of this concert was a new work, Whispering Pectoriloquy, which is a collaboration between the APQ’s violinist Rebecca Chan (who is also a medical doctor) and Dr. Jordan Nguyen, a TV presenter and biomedical engineer…
ABC 7:30pm REPORT
14 July 2016
Jessica Irwin, 28, was born with cerebral palsy and relies on technology to live her life to the fullest. Now, thanks to a newly-developed instrument, she will play on stage with the Australia Piano Quartet…
Becoming Superhuman on ABC SuperCatalyst (Two Episodes)
Young, super-photogenic biomedical engineer Dr Jordon Nguyen has decided to help out his mate, Riley – an equally photogenic 13-year-old from the NSW north coast with severe cerebral palsy. As well as the feel-good there’s fascinating science here, as Jordan figures out a way for Riley to turn on the TV (among other things) using only his eyes.