ME 481 THOMAS ALVA EDISON UNDERGRADUATE DESIGN AWARD
The Edison Undergraduate Design Award is given to the ME 481 Design Team that is judged to have produced the best technical design project. This semester’s scholars designed, built, tested and demonstrated a sprayer system for fruit crops that achieves a remarkable reduction in wasted pesticides. The team was supervised by Dr. Farhad Jaberi.
ME 481 PROJECT PRESENTATION AWARD
The ME 481 Project Presentation Award for the best presentation of a design project was awarded for design of an assembly system to achieve a precise backlash in an engine timing camshaft, in a project sponsored by Hitachi and supervised by Dr. Steve Shaw.
ME 471 MACHINE DESIGN AWARD: THE LEONARDO DA VINCI AWARD
The Leonardo da Vinci Award is given to the winning team in the ME 471 machine design competition on Design Day. The Leonardo da Vinci award for Fall 2015 was presented to the team with the best design of a power-actuated folding ramp for a wheelchair.