Georgia Institute of Technology
Jon A. Sanford, M.Arch. is a Professor in the School of Industrial Design and a co-Director of the RERC on Technologies for Successful Aging-in-Place for People with Long-Term Disabilities, at Georgia Tech. He is one of the few researchers with a design background engaged rehabilitation research and is internationally-recognized for his expertise in universal design, accessible design and design for aging. He has over 300 scholarly presentations and publications and is the author of: “Design for the Ages: Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy”. He has served on the boards of several organizations including the American Society on Aging and the Center for Aging Services Technologies and recently served on several committees for the National Academies of Sciences. Sanford received his Master of Architecture from GA Tech and undergraduate degrees in Psychology from Duke University and Architecture from GA Tech.