Mechanical Engineering

POSTER SESSIONS: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Higgins Laboratories/Washburn

Biomechanical Engineering
Higgins Labs 154

Improved Walker Design

Meagan Foley, Kelly Johnson, Joseph Kalbach, Brittany McNally
Advisors: Allen Hoffman, Holly Ault

Powered Device to Assist in Pushing a Wheelchair

Kevin Kordosky, Lindsay Mullins, Katelyn Perkins, George von Roth
Advisors: Allen Hoffman, Holly Ault

Design
Higgins Labs 218; 234
Washburn 108

SAE Baja Gearless Differential

Patrick Fraser, Konstantinos Filiotis, Justin Goodwin, Kemal Moise, Brandon Pare, Cynthia Weiler
Advisors: Eben Cobb, Torbjorn Bergstrom

Rapid Prototype Benchmark

John McGinley, Chad Munchbach, Kyle Pydynkowski
Advisor: Eben Cobb

Pneumatic Test Bed

Richard MacKendrick, Syed Naqvi, Brendan White
Advisor: Eben Cobb

FSAE Racecar Crash Protection

Jonathan Hart, Craig Kennedy, Todd LeClerc, Justin Pollard
Advisor: Eben Cobb, Taskin Padir

Driveline Generator Test Stand Design

David Boudreau, Molli Malcolmson
Advisor: Eben Cobb
Sponsor: DRS Technologies Inc.

FSAE Turbo-System Design 2010

Brian Beach, Stoyan Hristov, Patrick Napier, Brian Robie, Zachary Wilson
Advisors: Eben Cobb, Taskin Padir

Redesign of a Dental Mirror Cleaning Device

Robert Matrow, Elizabeth Ray
Advisor: Eben Cobb

Evaluation and Application of a High-Resolution Fiber Optic Strain Sensor

Jacob Lemay, Felicia White, Michael Zervas
Advisor: Cosme Furlong-Vazque

Packaging and Optimization of a Digital Holographic Otoscope for Clinical Use

Simon Goldish, Timothy Kunyz, Christopher Lizewski, Daniel Olecki
Advisor: Cosme Furlong-Vazque
Sponsor: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Empty Open Nest Detector

Davis Nguyen, Carol Okumura, Yuk-Kwan (Brian) Yuen
Advisor: Robert Norton
Sponsor: Gillette

Linear Cam Design for Product Alignment

Matthias Downey, Peter Holmes, Joseph Mayo, Christopher Wells
Advisor: Robert Norton
Sponsor: Gillette

Calculating Wooden Baseball Bat Efficiency

Seth Chapman, Mark Dignum, Lyle Miller
Advisor: Mark Richman

Roof Robot III

Samuel Drogin, Christopher Harlow, Obadia Kopchak, Daniel Schick
Advisors: Kenneth Stafford, Taskin Padir
Sponsor: Travelers Insurance Co.

SAE Baja Hybrid-Hydraulic Drive Train

Thomas Coletta, Alex Hansen, Daniel Mittelman, Ryan Weaver, Eric Weiland, Shawn Wilhelm
Advisors: Kenneth Stafford, James van de Ven, Torbjorn Bergstrom
Sponsors: Hydro-Gear, Parker Hannifin Corp., OMNI Services

Flywheel-Accumulator for Compact Hydraulic Energy Storage

Rahul Mahtani, Angel Martinez, Rachel Salvatori, Robert Sayre
Advisor: James van de Ven

Hydraulic Dynamometer to Simulate the Regenerative Braking Cycle of Hybrid Engines

Robert McNamee, Ian Monk, Thomas Page, Michael Taglieri
Advisor: James van de Ven
Sponsor: National Fluid Association

Longboard Braking System

Philip Hardegen, Cordero Marrero, Pedriant Pena
Advisor: Chris Brown

Saint-Gobain High Force Grinder Fixture System

Harold Kawakami, Daniel Hassett, Morgan Guardino
Advisor: Yiming (Kevin) Rong
Sponsor: Saint-Gobain

Rotational Snowboard Binding

Vivian Auer, Adam Gould, William Mayo, Patrick Nietupski, Benjamin Parker
Advisor: Chris Brown

Multilayer Polymer Inkjet Printing

Aaron Costello, Daniel Doherty, Justin LeBeau, Robert Warren
Advisor: Satya Shivkumar

Force Plate Reliablity and Dynamics for Ambulance Vibration Suppression

Nicole Klegraefe
Advisor: Mustapha Fofana

Snowboard Binding Suspension System

Peter Maurer, Alexander Maynard, Daniel McHugh, Stephen Napolitano
Advisor: Chris Brown

Rotating Snowboard Bindings Interface

Nathan Brown, Philip Lauinger, Devin Ohmart
Advisor: Christopher A. Brown

Motorized Gate Wrench for Slalom Poles

Ryan Foley, Benjamin Hawkins
Advisor: Chris Brown

Manufacturing/Materials
Washburn Shops 1st Floor

The Effects of Material and Configuration of the Acoustic Response of an Impact Stop

Adam Belanger, Daniel Mallette, John Meade
Advisors: Diana Lados, Robert Norton
Sponsor: Gillette

Nitriding and Cryogenic Treatments of Tool Steels for Wear Improvement

Michael Beliveau, Matthew Henry, Sidath Wijesooriya
Advisors: Diana Lados, Robert Norton
Sponsor: Gillette

An Integrated Mechanical-Metallurgical Approach to the Design, Testing and Analysis of Welded Bicycle Forks

Nathaniel Jannetti, Bradford Lynch
Advisors: Diana Lados, Jim van de Ven
Sponsored in part by Independent Fabrication

Nano Scale Convective Heat Transfer of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays

Alexander Larsen, Ryan Whetstone
Advisor: Jianyu Liang

Aging and Thermal Effects on the Properties of Fleshed and Defleshed Bones

Haley Connelley, Lena DesPlaines, Emily Kreek
Advisor: Satya Shivkumar

Changes in Bread’s Mechanical and Structural Properties as it Stales

Stephen Lima, Keith Meyer, Elias Whitten-Kassner
Advisor: Satya Shivkumar

Robotics
Higgins Labs 202

Force Sensing and Haptic Feedback for Robotic Telesurgery

Andrew Marchese, Hubbard Hoyt
Advisor: Greg Fischer

Pneumatic Actuator Development for MRI Robots

Michael Diblasi, Andrew Nehring, Andrew Smith
Advisor: Greg Fischer, Taskin Padir
Sponsor: AIM Lab, National Instruments

A Multiweapon Auto Aiming and Trigger System for Rapidly Deployable Remotely Operated Armed Support Robots

Sabrina Varanelli
Advisors: Stephen Nestinger, Michael Ciaraldi
Sponsor: Black-I Robotics

Project Pele: Humanoid Robotic Programming—A Study in Artificial Intelligence

Erik Fajardo, Wade Mitchell-Evans, Neil Nanisetty, Joseph Schlesinger
Advisors: Yiming (Kevin) Rong

Adding Wing Sails to Cargo Ships

Collin Strid
Advisor: Torbjorn Bergstrom

Design and Realization of an Intelligent Unmanned Ground Vehicle

Robert Fitzpatrick, Bohua (Jack) Wang
Advisors: Taskin Padir, Michael Ciaraldi, Greg Fischer, William Michalson, Stephen Nestinger, Ken Stafford
Sponsors: National Instruments, NVIDIA Corporation, Genesis Strategies Inc, Philip Blackman, Optima Batteries

Thermofluids
Higgins Labs 114

Thermal Design of a Fire Grate

Alexander Tutone
Advisor: John Sullivan

Mobile Measurement Platform

Dan Lampke, Michael Oshetsky, James Bassett
Advisors: Ali Rangwala, Robert Kinicki

ASTM E 2307 Leap Frog Effect

Ryan Rogan, Edward Shipper
Advisor: Gretar Tryggvason

Optimization of Surface Mount Technology Specializing in Heat Dissipation in BGA CSPs

Patrick Crowe, Julie Hitchcock, Victoria Valencia
Advisor: Ryszard Pryputniewicz

 
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