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Design Day 2021
Friday, April 30

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Biomedical Engineering (1-3 pm)

Sensors and Electronics 

1:00 pm BME-1 Device for Pressure Pain Stimuluation 1:20 pm BME-4 Wearable Medical Alarm for ICU

1:40 pm BME-6 NICU bCPAP Smart Monitor 

2:10 pm BME-7 Remote Stethoscope for Telemedicine

2:30 pm BME-8 Non-invasive ICP Measurement

Biomechanics and Biomaterials

1:00 pm BME-2 Adjustable Chair for Fluoroscopic Studies 1:20 pm BME-3 Cue to Treat Freezing of Gait 1:40 BME-5 Field Expedient Pelvic Splint  2:10 pm BME-9 Bioreactor flow loop 2:30 pm BME-10 Breathalyzer to diagnose diseases

Chemical Engineering (12-2 pm) 

12:00 pm ChBE-1 Multi-Product Craft Brewery 12:00 pm ChBE-2 Automating Chemical Eng. Tasks 12:30 pm ChBE-3 ModelingVOC Recovery 12:30 pm ChBE-4 Heat Exchanger Network
1:00 pm ChBE-5 Mobile System for Wastewater 1:00 pm ChBE-6 Cost-effective Silane Plant 1:30 pm ChBE-7 Sulfuric Acid Plant 1:30 pm ChBE-8 Multi-Product Brewing Process

Civil Engineering (3-5 pm) 

CEE-1 ADA Campus Design CEE-2 Bridge & Steam Rehab Design CEE-3 Shipping Container Development

Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science (12-5 pm)

12:00 pm EECE-1 ManueverOn  12:40 pm EECE-2 Cognition Quest 1:20 pm EECE-3 RadPixel 2:00 pm EECE-4 DatR 2:40 pm EECE-5 Light the Way
3:20 pm EECE-6 EVE (QMSI) 4:00 pm EECE-7 VADL PDT  4:30 pm EECS-8 Trading & Analysis from News & Social 2:00 pm EECS-9 Match & Room  

Engineering Science (12-2 pm) 

ES-1 Engineering Management Alumni Initiative ES-2 HUGS: Parent Communication ES-3 Smart Pill Bottle Start-Up ES-4 Marketing Plan for STEM Educational Product
ES-5 MyTDEC Forms ES-6 Business Entity & Trademark Data  ES-7 Mandatory Outpatient Treatment Tracking  

Mechanical Engineering (2-5 pm) 

2:00 pm ME-1 DermaBlade 2:15 pm ME-2 MLBStrike Zone 2:30 pm ME-3 NASA Marshall 2:45 pm ME-4 Zoo Robotic Elephant 3:15 pm ME-5 Nissan Smart Cart
3:30 pm ME-6 Permobil Wheelchair 3:45 pm ME-7 Roots Nashville New Trees 4:15 pm ME-8 Stronger Legs 4:30 pm ME-9 Underwater Mine 4:45 pm ME-10 Aerospace Design

Come celebrate the practice of engineering safely from home. Design Day 2021 is going virtual!

We recognize the value of senior projects sponsored by industry and invite project sponsors — industry representatives and entrepreneurs as well as research and clinical faculty — to submit project proposals. This enriching experience allows you to work with Vanderbilt engineering seniors and discover what makes our students stand out among other applicants when it comes to employment and post graduate study.

Senior design courses provide students with experience working on real-world projects that involve design constraints, budgets, reviews and deadlines. Students learn about the principles of design, professionalism, licensing, ethics, entrepreneurship and the day-to-day implications of intellectual property. This tradition is a culmination of their undergraduate education.

As their projects take form, student teams interact with their industry and faculty advisers, hold meetings, write formal documentation and present their work. By the end of the academic year, the teams produce a prototype or demonstration of their design. Design Day is their showcase.

I invite you to virtually stop by April 30 to celebrate engineering design and our student's achievements.

If you or your colleagues are interested in sponsoring a project or to learn more, please contact me:

Thomas Withrow, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Design
514 Olin Hall

Mailing address:
PMB 351826
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1826


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