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UNDERGRADUATE SENIOR DESIGN PROJECTS Teaching In ME ME 4054W ME ME seniors draw on what they’ve learned over the the the course of their undergraduate studies to to tackle an open-ended real-world design design project This capstone design design design class provides students with a a a a a a a a a a a a bridge between their their coursework and their their post-graduation job putting them in in in in in in in the the the the the shoes of of a a a a a a a a a a a a a design design engineer working in in in in in in in industry or or conducting academic research Each year many of of the the the the problems students solve are are are related to to human health and biomedical devices Here are are are a a a a a a a a a a a a few from the latest cohort that are are are seeking to to help people live live longer healthier lives In-Home Diagnostic Testing
Examine the functional aspects of o microfluidics in in in in order to to to to develop a a a a a a a a handheld device for for people to to to to test for for specific diseases without having to to to to go to to to to a a a a a a a clinic Ankle-Foot Orthosis for Children
Prototype a a a a a a a a a a a a machine that uses a a a a a a a a a a a a novel technology to to to determine the optimal stiffness and angle for plastic ankle-foot orthosis to to to help children with cerebral palsy walk IVF Outcomes
Design a a a a a a a a new embryo transfer catheter that does not require a a a a a a a a highly skilled user in order to to lower chances of ectopic pregnancies or or similar outcomes Sleep Disorder Relief
Create and and test prototypes of devices that provide relief from snoring and and obstructive sleep sleep apnea to to improve sleep sleep quality Improving Heart Failure Prognosis
Prototype tools to to to to use in in a a a a a a a a a a a procedure to to to to install a a a a a a a a a a a new type type of of shunt that will improve quality of of life and survival rates for people diagnosed with heart failure Wearable Biomedical Devices
Integrate various sophisticated electromechanical devices into into wearables that seamlessly integrate into patients’ daily lives Meet the ME Undergraduate Student Council!
Emily Lokken Venkat Reddy Khadar Abdi
The ME Undergraduate Student Council was created in fall 2020 as a a a a a means to provide another avenue for students’ voices to be heard The council is led by three current undergraduate ME students who meet regularly with departmental leadership The council hosts events that allow students opportunities to voice their concerns opinions and feedback on on various topics related to the department as as well as as social 8 ME News Spring 2021
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