Senior Design Projects for 1999

1

Design of a Complex Mechanical Structure with Minimum Weight and Cost

Students: Brana, Joseph; Brown, Jerome; Pinto, Talya; Powell, Eric; Sirotak, Joan

Advisor: Professor Zhu

Sponsor: ITT Avionics, Clifton, NJ

 

2

 

Smart Ski Design

Students: Cortez, Victor; Giacoman, Vincent; Miuccio, James; Stojanovic, Marko

Advisor: Professor Nelson

Sponsor:  DSM Co-Polymers

3

Design and Implementation of a Robotic Composite Lamination Center

Students: Basanta, Mark; Chan, Susan; Farmer, Christopher; Gomez, Pierre; Trivino, Cheryl

Advisors: Professor Pochiraju

Sponsor:  Design & Manufacturing Institute

4

Design of a Quantity Sensor for Bellows Type Accumulator

Students: Jackman, Stefan; Mayer, Claudia; Peters, Carlton; Sabaris, Yissel; Upshur, Carla; Zierold, Matthew

Advisors: Professor Cole

Sponsor:  Hamilaton Standards, CT

5

Design of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Students: Burchell, David; Jankowski, Robert; Merz, James; Verrillo, Peter

Advisor: Professor Thangam

ONR-AUV Competition

Sponsors:  Mechanical Engrg Dept. &  School of Engineering

6

Design of a Heavy Lift Cargo Plane

Students: Fung, Carl; Hummers, Mathew; Martin, Christopher; Petrosillo, Frank; Tang, Aileen

Advisor: Professor Thangam, Professor Wray

SAE Aero-East Competition

Sponsors:  Mechanical Engrg Dept. &  School of Engineering

7

Fabrication and Testing of a Guideway for a Nanoprecision Positioning Drive

Students: Cordo, Elliott; Jensen, Thomas; Novielli, Greg; Scales, Donn; Tully, Kevin

Advisor: Professor Zhu

8

Design of Flexible Robot for Service Applications

Students: Dyalram, Ashwani; Esteban, Patrick; Troutman, Michael; Shaw, Letisha; Vainchenker, Elias

Advisor: Professor Zhu

9

Design of a Laboratory-Size Multi-Action Sheet-Metal Forming Press

Students: DiGenova, David; Fox, Robert; Kowalski, James; Mammi, Marie; Mohr, Michael

Advisor: Professor Esche

10

Design and Development of a Novel Rotary Engine

Students: Devirgilio, Nicole; Hamrick, Zachary; Higgins, Timothy; Louro, Bruno; Pangopoulos

Advisor: Professor Thangam, Professor Wray

Sponsor:  U. S. Army, TACOM,  Warren, MI

11

Design of a Hard Upper Torso for an Extra-vehicular Mobility Unit

Students: DeJoseph, Joelle; Huang, Eddy; Manibay, Anthony; Passais, George

Advisor: Professor Pochiraju

Sponsor:  Hamilton Standard

12

Advanced General Aviation Transport Plane (AGATE) Design

Students: Chalian, Hrag; Etim, Christopher; Kazmi, Faisal; Lukaszyk, Jeff; Ranu, Jeff

Advisor: Professor Thangam

NASA-AGATE Competition

Sponsors:  Mechanical Engrg Dept. &  School of Engineering