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‘Senior Design Day’

App prototype combines neural network, photos, burn patient info

Jul. 9, 2019—Evaluating the severity of a burn injury – and whether it requires transfer to a Burn ICU or not – has been more art than science. About 79 percent of Total Burn Surface Area calculations are incorrect, sending more patients than necessary to specialized facilities, straining resources and compromising resuscitation and patient care.  A senior...

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Get ready for ‘Wow!’ Senior engineering Design Day is April 22

Apr. 10, 2019—One team of senior engineering students designed a headband that detects oncoming tremors and signals a bracelet that vibrates, discreetly alerting the young girl wearing the accessories. She has a rare brain condition that causes periodic head and neck tremors but can control them with focused attention. Another team developed a wrist-actuated partial prosthetic hand...

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Design Day serves up a feast of ingenuity

Apr. 28, 2017—The School of Engineering’s annual Design Day is a banquet of innovation, problem-solving, teamwork, and design thinking at work. The 2017 event – a mashup of a sophisticated science fair and electronics show – featured 70 teams of graduating seniors standing by to demonstrate their engineering answers to real-life challenges. Corporate and nonprofit sponsors propose...

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Seniors earn Aeronautics Institute win before Design Day debut

Apr. 17, 2013—A novel redesign of industrial exhaust stacks by four mechanical engineering seniors that could result in 12% energy savings for their corporate sponsor has earned the student design team a second-place win in the team division at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Region II conference last week. The students submitted a technical paper...

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Design experience counts for engineering seniors and their clients

Apr. 9, 2013—Engineering seniors have spent two semesters tackling design challenges from actual clients with real design needs. The results of their design projects will be featured at Senior Design Day 2013, an annual School of Engineering event, Friday, April 19, 3-5 p.m. in Featheringill Hall. Corporate sponsors this year include Camgian Microsystems, DENSO, MAX Mobility, Nissan...

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Seniors show off real-world design solutions for corporate sponsors at Senior Design Day April 19

Apr. 11, 2012—  Click to read catalog Senior engineering students are challenged to solve real-world design issues for university and corporate sponsors during a two-semester design course. Students will share results with their clients and the Vanderbilt community at Senior Design Day, April 19, from 3-5 p.m. in Featheringill Hall. Engineering seniors have spent two semesters tackling...

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Seniors show off real-world design solutions for corporate sponsors at Senior Design Day April 26

Apr. 19, 2011—Vanderbilt University senior engineering students are challenged to solve real-world design issues for university and corporate sponsors during a two-semester design course. Students will share results with their clients and the Vanderbilt community at Senior Design Day, April 26, from 3-5 p.m. in Featheringill Hall. Engineering seniors have spent two semesters tackling design challenges from...

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Engineering seniors tackle real-world design challenges

Apr. 13, 2010—Engineering seniors have spent up to two semesters tackling design challenges from actual corporations with real design needs. Senior design courses provide students with experience by working on projects that involve budgets, reviews and deadlines. Students learn about the principles of design, professionalism, licensing, how ethics affect engineering decisions, entrepreneurship and the day-to-day implications of...

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