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- Projects 2013

The Projects and Teams

We have 27 teams for Spring 2013.  If you or your firm has an idea or a problem that needs a solution and would make a difference, then let us know and together we will work towards including on our list for next year.  Our very talented students would prefer to work on projects that will have a real impact.

THE CAMPUS COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC ARE INVITED TO ATTEND INNOVATE TO GROW AND VIEW THE RESULTS OF THESE GREAT PROJECTS!

 

2013 Projects

Telemedicine for Rural Clinics

Real-time Water Monitoring Network

Strawberry Calyx Removal Automation

Temp and Fluid Mgt for Neonates

Humidification of Ventilator Gases

Water Conservation and Reuse

Wine Transfer Decision Support

Sensors for Wine Tank State

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Reduction

Harsh Environment Monitoring System

Biogas Purification System

UAV Temperature Sensing of Pipeline Leaks

UAV Swarms for Gas Pipeline Surveillance

Salt Recycling Management for the SJV

Ground Water Monitoring Equipment

SJV Soil Salinity Mapping using UAVS

Automated Microgrid Demand Response

Distance Sensing for Endo/Enteroscopy

Energy Conservation via Intelligent Fan Control

Heat Rejection using UCM Irrigation Canals

Integrated Prognostics for Small UAVs

Electrospinning for Stem Cell Scaffolds

X-ray Shielding for CT System

3D Surface Scanning and Reconstruction

Energy Harvesting using Soft Functional Materials

Carbon-based Transparent Conductors for Solar Cells

Braille Book Reader

 

2013 Project Partners

We thank the following organizations for their gracious support of UC Merced and its students by providing partner-inspired projects and practicing engineers as mentors for the teams:

•Alta Health Clinic
•Aquacue Inc.
•California Department of Water Resources
•California Strawberry Commission
•Children’s Hospital of Central California
•Center for Vision Enhancement
•E. & J. Gallo Winery
•Grundfos North America
•Hilmar Cheese
•PG&E
•UCSF Fresno Medical Center
•UC Merced Facilities Management

2013 Winners

On May 17, 2013 all of the winners will be revealed under these categories:

Judge's Choice First Prize

Judge's Choice Second Prize

Judge's Choice Third Prize

Judge's Choice Fourth Prize

People's Choice for First Prize

People's Choice Second Prize

 

2013 Project Summaries & Link to Posters

To be announced!