2016 Capstone Senior Project Presentations

The class of 2016 concluded their last semester with final presentations of their capstone senior projects. Check out the attached powerpoint slide detailing each senior design group project. Below gives a brief overview:

PACE Project
Team Leader: Celeste Brown
Team Members: Olivier Donfack, Idris Hassan, Taylor Sykes-Green
Overview: Developed an electric mobility system to safely transport passengers and small cargo

Sandia Project
Team Leader: Matthew Clarke
Team Members: Vernon Yancey, Quinten Sneed, Shannon Burke
Overview: Created a tensil testing machine to measure stress and strain

HPVC Project
Team Leader: Nick Hunter
Team Members: Courtney Pettaway, Sequil Gallion, Garrett Williams, Roderick Young
Overview: Designed a human powered vehicle as part of ASME's annual and international student competition, HPVC (Human Powered Vehicle Challenge)


Mechanical Engineering Professor Dr. Emmanuel Glakpe Named ASME Fellow

Fri, August, 25 2017

Dr. Emmanuel Glakpe, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected Fellow of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) in April 2017, after being nominated by Dr. Nadir Yilmaz. Dr. Glakpe’s nomination was supported by ASME Fellows from within academia, industry and government positions.Read More >>

Mechanical Engineering Department Chair and Professor Dr. Nadir Yilmaz Named SAE International Fellow

Fri, August, 25 2017

SAE International announced that Professor Nadir Yilmaz was elected as a 2016-2017 SAE Fellow. Dr. Yilmaz was recognized during ceremonies at the WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience in Detroit, Michigan on April 11, 2017.Read More >>


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