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James Colvin

  • Research Eng. for Willow Wood


Director of Research & Technology, Director of engineering 

James Colvin has worked as an engineer for the Ohio Willow Wood Company since 1989 and has been their director of research since 1993. He leads the teams to develop, test, and manufacture prosthetic and orthotic products. His duties include project management, outcomes studies, Intellectual Property protection, and licensing. He sits as chairman on the International Standards Organization's technical committee 168, developing safety standards for lower limb prostheses. He is also chairman for the American Society for Testing and Materials subcommittee on orthotics and prosthetics.