June 2018

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Senior Design: Sponsoring the Future of Engineering

Every year, nearly 100 sponsors work with hundreds of UConn Engineering seniors on real-world engineering problems for their Senior Design project. By participating, organizations get real-world engineering problem-solving at a fraction of the price, backed by expert faculty advisors; face-to-face access with a talented pool of engineering undergraduates on the verge of entering the workforce; and most importantly, gain the ability to mentor the next generation of engineering leaders.

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Beyond Senior Design: Bringing Hospital Communications into the Future

Hospitals are one of the busiest places that an individual can be in. Doctors and nurses are running around, often supervising many patients, and during hectic times caregivers are confronted with the task of prioritizing patient's needs, which is a very complex process. But two former UConn Engineering students are looking to streamline patient-caregiver interactions through a device called YouCOMM.

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WFSB Channel 3 Feature on Senior Design Demonstration Day

An overview of the 2018 UConn Engineering Senior Design Demonstration Day from WFSB Channel 3 News, and reporter David McKay.

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Senior Design: Using Vibrational Therapy to Change the Outlook for Cerebral Palsy Patients (Part 1)

There have been several advancements in devices that aid individuals with Cerebral Palsy, but not enough devices that rehabilitate the patient. Four biomedical engineering students are looking to tackle that issue with their innovative Senior Design project.

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Senior Design: Using Vibrational Therapy to Change the Outlook for Cerebral Palsy Patients (Part 2)

Entering the final stretch of their Senior Design journey, the biomedical engineering team of Brianna Perry, Morgan DaSilva, Brittany Morgan, and Katie Bradley are realizing the crushing realities of real-world results versus perfect-world expectations.

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Senior Design: Building The "Heart and Soul" of an Electric Car (Part 1)

Four Senior Design teams, including an electrical and computer engineering team featuring seniors Daryl Biron; Ernesto Ortega-Hernandez; and Alain Tshipamba, are working to complete an all-electric car for a national competition in June. The portion of the car that Biron, Ortega-Hernandez, and Tshipamba are working on is the "heart and soul" of the vehicle—the powertrain.

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Senior Design: Building The "Heart and Soul" of an Electric Car (Part 2)

With good intentions in mind, the Electrical and Computer Engineering Senior Design team of Daryl Biron, Ernesto Ortega-Hernandez, and Alain Tshipamba set out to build not only the powertrain of an electric car, but also realize their dream of seeing it race in the summer. With time ticking down, only one of those two goals seems likely.

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