Poster Competition 2012

UCSB Mechanical Engineering Class of 2012

Capstone Course Projects Range from Spacecraft Deployment to Medical Devices.
Showcasing the Students' Creativity and Efforts to Address Real-World Challenges.


 

With faculty and industry leaders as judges, Mechanical Engineering students competed in teams for top awards in innovation, technical content and marketability. Capstone projects range from spacecraft deployment to medical devices, showcasing students creativity and efforts to address read-world challenges.

On June 8, 2012, from 11 am to 3 pm in the Engineering II building courtyard, students presented their projects and posters for the judges, the campus community, and interested representatives of industry and the media.

Special thanks to the following Industry Partners and Research Partners for their gifts in support of the projects and the design program:

  

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The competition is headed by Stephen Laguette, a lecturer at UCSB, a mechanical engineer and a former executive in the medical device industry. He and his team of faculty advisers have helped guide the students through months of design and development of innovative devices for a wide range of industries.

2012 Poster Competition Winners

 

ME 189 Poster Competition Winners

 

Most Marketable Design:

Team 20 - EWB Human-Powered Sorghum Press

Team Members:
Kelly Lin, David Cordeiro, Erika Eskenasi, Adam Scott
   

Most Innovative Design:

Team 5 - Endoscopic Bipolar Forceps
 

Team Members:
Jeff Kandel, Armin Moosazadeh, Stephen Potter, John Emoto-Tisdale
   

Best Technical Presentation:

Team 8    Adjustable DTS Guide Surgical Instrument

Team Members:
Philip Hu, Andrew Crawford, Andrew Harvey, Paloma Vazquez, Alex Wolfer

ME 153 Poster Competition Winners

Most Marketable Design:

Team 11  -  The Shock Absorbing Crutch Insert

Team Members:
Samuel Haycox, Mark Bigham, Scott Saxer, Yin Lam
   

Most Innovative Design:

Team 5    -    The Ascender Plus
 

Team Members:
Amanda Mathews, Heather Barnard, Daniel deLaveaga, Tyler Rhodes, Joseph Westby
   

Best Technical Presentation:

Team 2  -  Transportation-Operated Inductive Light-Emitting Transducer

Team Members:
Daniel Huthsing, Jared Naito, Chris Nunez, Luke Shaw, Anthony Turk

View All 2012 Posters (PDF Format)

capstone projects