2009-10 Projects

In the 2009-2010 school year, we're proud to have connected a number of student teams with industry sponsors through the following list of pojects, grouped by type of capstone sub-program:

Industry Project:

  • Agile SATCOM Antennae Communications Device (Industry Partner: Air Force Research Lab)

  • Die Rack Redesign (Industry Partner: Hirschvogel)

  • Metal Stamping Part Deformation  Evaluation (Industry Partner: Honda)
  • Metal Stamping Defect Detection System (ABIS) Evaluation (Industry Partner: Honda)
  • Power Take-Off (PTO) Model for Co-Simulation and Controller Development (Industry Partner: John Deere)
  • High Pressure Oil Ring Seal Train Test Stand (Industry Partner: John Deere)
  • Automated Rubber Batch Stacking and Tote Transport (Industry Partner: LMI Custom Mixing)
  • Rube Goldberg Automation Machine (Industry Partner: Rockwell Automation)
  • Mold Etch and Wash Automation System (Industry Partner: Rolls Royce)
  • Robotic Workcell Design (Industry Partner: TS Trim)

Product Design:

  • New Product Development (Industry Partner: Auld Technologies)
  • Zula Science Station Exhibit Design (Industry Partner: COSI)
  • Transparent Talking Woman Upgrade (Industry Partner: COSI)
  • Portable Water Purification System (Industry Partner: Honda)
  • Redesign and Reposition Hand-Held Gauss Meter (Industry Partner: Lake Shore Cryotronics Inc.)
  • Efficient Solar Cell (Industry Partner: Replex Plastics)
  • Commercial Filter Design (Industry Partner: Syscom Advanced Materials)

Social Innovation and Commercialization:

  • Compression Vest for Autism* (Non-Profit Partner: Easter Seals of Central Ohio)

  • Linear Clock* (Non-Profit Partner: Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio)

  • Programmable Exercise Equipment* (Non-Profit Partner: Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio)


  • Adapted Kayaking (Sponsor: National Science Foundation)

  • Gait Trainer for Children with Cerebral Palsy (Sponsor: National Science Foundation)

  • Time Device for Children with Down Syndrome* (Sponsor: Tony R. Wells Foundation)

  • Tray for Power Wheelchairs(Sponsor: National Science Foundation)

  • Universal Lock (Sponsor: National Science Foundation)

  • Vest for Children with Autism* (Sponsor: Tony R. Wells Foundation)

*Starred projects are shared by both the SIAC and Biomechanical sub-programs.

For more detailed information on each of the projects, including a description, project deliverables, technologies used and the student team discipline make-up, please click on the project name.