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ENES 489P holds undergraduate systems design competition

On May 10, Professor John Baras' (ECE/ISR) capstone course ENES 489P "Hands-On Systems Engineering Projects" held its end-of-the-semester Undergraduate Systems Engineering Design Conference. Nine teams, made up of 47 students presented the results of their model-based systems engineering design projects.

The presentations and projects were judged by a distinguished panel, including Dan Rubel, director of engineering services at Textron Unmanned Systems; Steve Sutton, the former director of the ISR systems engineering education program; Aastha Verma, product and solutions architect, Project Rescue Consulting; and Jonathan Jones, train control and systems engineer, M.C. Dean, and MSSE student expected to graduate August 2018.

The top three teams were awarded prizes sponsored by Textron Unmanned Systems, M.C. Dean, and Dr. Baras, the Lockheed Martin Chair in Systems Engineering.

First Place: Supersonic Aquaponics
Patrick Ayerle, Bianca Foltoan, Michael Strother, Jeffery Wan, Benjamin Green

Second Place: Team SGH
Andrew Bradshaw, Gerry D’Ascoli, Andrew Delmont, Evan Hying, Moo Olaniyan, Nash Snodgrass

Third Place (tie)

MediDrone
Roshan Talagala, Karl Hill, Dong Li, Matthew Saggar, Anjana Shenoy

Anti-Drowning Pool System
Tiffany Jachja, Chris McCall, Shreya Mehta, Michael Titus, Madison Varvaris

Additional projects and team members included:

Adaptive Braking System
Tae Hwan Kim, Chong Tian Lin, Mehzad Van Gieson, Lee Wei

Autonomous Drone Delivery System
Mahitosh Patel, Alex Johny, Samrat Jha, Kevin Merrick,

Theft Reduction System for Large Retail Stores
Ivelin Tchangalov, William McCormack, Cameron Shepherd, Skylar Trythall, Alema Ararso, Paul Han

Automated Container Shipping System
Michael Henehan, Albert Lyou, Alex Olivares, Rodrigo Pimenta, Michael Kelleher, Sri Saikrishna

Minesweeper System
Ryan Collins, Duyke Zhan, William Ennals, Jung Ho Ham, Josiah Boyle, James Kim

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June 4, 2018


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