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Rob Hanson

Mechanical Engineer

Rob Hanson

When Rob started at Designability, he assisted with an ambitious referral design project, engaging with users, carers and manufacturers to design and fabricate a unique shower trolley.

A bit more about Rob

Rob is now involved with the continuous improvement of our Wizzybug engineering program, as well as development of our dynamic seating for young children with cerebral palsy.

He may often be spotted prototyping in the workshop on the mill, lathe and CNC machine.


Eng (First Class Hons) Product Design Engineering, University of Glasgow / Glasgow School of Art (2013)

Award – Young Design Engineer of the Year, British Engineering Excellence Awards (2017)

Expertise and interests:

  • Engaging with people to create attractive and useful designs
  • Computer aided design, and the art of engineering drawing
  • Prototyping and manufacturing, both hands-on and machine-based