Fall 2022 Design Day Winners Announced

Fall 2022 Design Day Winners Announced

Fall 2022 Design Day Winners Announced


The Department of Mechanical Engineering announced the winners of their Fall 2022 Design Day held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Design Day is an annual showcase of senior capstone design projects from ENME472: Integrated Product and Process Development and celebrates students' innovation, teamwork and application of mechanical engineering to tough societal challenges.

During the event, team projects are judged by a panel of faculty, industry professionals and guests to evaluate projects based on technical criteria. Award winners were then announced during a classroom ceremony on December 8, 2022. The winners are listed below.

Linda Schmidt Innovation Awards

The Linda Schmidt Awards recognize teams that demonstrate the exploration of alternative ideas, draw inspiration for their products from other domains and/or take a unique approach to their engineering problem.

Team 4: Comin' in Hot, Drone Delivery Landing Pad
Nicolas Aguilar, Jenna Field, Jacob Grossman, Brach Jaworski, and Meghan Shemer

Team 5: Students for the Promotion of Electric Propulsion, Deployable Electrically Propelled Unmanned Naval Test System
Cody Dean, Jonathan Deboer, Josh Lawrence, Joan Popoola, Cory Swaim, and Barry Underwood

Team 11: Ex-Sense, Temperature Sending for Frostbite Prevention
Kaliyah Burnett, Mags Hansen, Lillian Mueller, Aidan Stark, and Ananya Uniyal

Team 13: Sustainability Studs, Residential Sink Waste Separator 
Neil Dixit, Brandon Hill, Alpha Tam, Matthew Weiss, and Andrew Wright

Team 23: Stop on the Go, Emergency Stop Light
Hunter Airey, Josh Airey, Colton Brown, Kyle Shelton, and Matthew Webb

Social and Environmental Impact Awards

The Social and Environmental Impact Awards are given through a partnership between Mechanical Engineering and the Neilom Foundation and are judged based on the impact of their product and their design choices. In addition, winning teams are allocated $250 to donate to the charity of their choice.

First Place
Team 17: Boosting Solar Panel Efficiency, Solar Panel Cleaning

Leif Bugler, Klaudia Karabanowska, Kien Nguyen, Bryan Roeper, and Oluwatobiloga Sanni

Second Place
Team 13: Sustainability Studs, Residential Sink Waste Separator 

Neil Dixit, Brandon Hill, Alpha Tam, Matthew Weiss, and Andrew Wright

Third Place
Team 22: GEMMS, We Clean Water Well

Shayna Berman, Gabriel Casco, Michelle Dang, Sydney Gant, and Edeab Kebede

People’s Choice Awards

The People’s Choice Awards recognize the overall “Best in Show” projects and are voted on by Design Day guests.

First Place
Team 5: Students for the Promotion of Electric Propulsion, Deployable Electrically Propelled Unmanned Naval Test System

Cody Dean, Jonathan Deboer, Josh Lawrence, Joan Popoola, Cory Swaim, and Barry Underwood

Second Place
Team 7: Lawn Locusts, Lawn Debris Collector

Kenneth Bracken, Andrés del Campo, Azmain Faeque, Aruna Rai, and Aditya Sharma

Third Place
Team 15: Safe Landing Pad for Drone Deliveries

Nick Chappell, Rafael Enriquez, Shane Wagner, and Margarette Wang

To learn more about this semester’s team projects, visit: enme.umd.edu/design-day-fall2022

To see photos from this semester’s event, visit: Fall 2022 Design Day Photos

 

Related Articles:
Design Day Award Winners Announced
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