2014 News Archive

Team projects cap engineering student careers

Automation and communication were the order of the day as fourth-year students of electrical and computer engineering presented their capstone projects in the Centre for Engineering Innovation. Among the projects were a device that can open or close a garage door from across the globe, a smart door that can respond to the presence of visitors, and a wireless monitoring system for solar panels.

Crushing competition to test construction competence

The campus community is invited to watch as a group of third-year civil engineering students see their best efforts crushed, Wednesday in the Industrial Courtyard. Students in professor Amr ElRagaby’s class “Finite Element for Analysis and Design” will test the load-bearing abilities of model bridges they have designed and built from craft sticks and glue.