Engineering Design Expo will Showcase Student-designed Products
April 28, 2017
Posted on April 18, 2017, BY Matt Hughes
The Bucknell University College of Engineering will hold its annual Bucknell Engineering Design Expo on Friday, April 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. in Larison Hall (view campus map). This event is free and open to the public.
Each year, graduating engineers take part in a senior design experience, resulting in a plan, device, innovation or design — a master work demonstrating that the student is ready to enter the engineering profession, apply what they've learned and design artifacts and processes for the benefit of humanity. A sample of this year's projects includes:
A device that helps medical responders perform ultrasounds more quickly in emergency situations
An interactive rocket-launch simulator for a local children's museum
A film search engine database
A jet-engine cleaning formulation for commercial and military aircraft
A "smart" Frisbee that communicates with a smartphone app
This year, some of the sponsors and clients with whom the students worked include Corning Incorporated, Avery Dennison, Procter & Gamble, Geisinger Health System, GE Healthcare, Primus Technologies and GlobalFoundries.
On display will be projects completed by students from the departments of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, electrical & computer engineering and mechanical engineering, as well as interdisciplinary teams.
Please note that because of intellectual property rights, photography of a select number of projects is forbidden. These projects will be marked accordingly. For simplicity, all attendees will be required to sign a nondisclosure agreement when entering the Design Expo.
For a complete listing of projects, or for for more information on the event, please contact Ron Ziemian, associate dean of engineering, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-577-1784, or Steph McKinney at email@example.com or 570-577-3705.
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