Spring 2022 Senior Design 2 Project Presentations

Spring 2022 Senior Design 2 Project Presentations

Welcome to our Spring 2022 Expo! The second semester narrated project posters are listed below.

Column 1 has the Company or Department that sponsored the project. Column 2 has the Project short name and Column 3 has the Project Title. Click on the project to review the narrated poster. Column 4 lists the Best Project Finalists. These teams secured this honor through outstanding scores in their design reviews and recommendations by their faculty mentors and grading instructors. You can click in the Video Finalists column to view the videos of the Best Project Video Finalists.

Thank you to all of our Industry/Department project supporters and I hope you enjoy the Virtual Expo!

Jim Hartman, Director – Industrial Solutions Laboratory

Project Supporter Project Short Name Project Presentations Expo Finalists Video Finalists
Annihilare ANNIHILARE_CHEM Process Chemistry Measurement System
ASML ASML_FUSION Precision Mechanics Applications of Metal Fusion Fastening Methods
Atom Power ATOM_SSCB Intelligent Robotic Actuators for High Effecient Test Bed for SSCB
Barrday Corp BARRDAY_WEFT Weft Cutting Optimized for Aramid Yarns on Airjet Weaving Machines
Belmont Trolley TROLLEY_BATT Retrofit Design of Trolley from Diesel to Battery Power Best Video Finalist
CAPER CAPER_LOAD A BEES Distributed Intelligence Application for Native Load Energy Management
Carrier CARR_AUTO Design Automation to Support Commercial HVAC Chiller Products
Carrier CARR_MIST3 Development of a Water Mist System for Evaporative Cooling in Chiller Operations – 30 XV or 30RC – Phase 3
CIRCOR CIR_WEAR2 Twin-Screw Pump Wear Testing – Phase 2
CIRCOR CIR_ZENITH Zenith Gear Pump Leakage Model
ClickFold Plastics CLICKFOLD_BEVEL Automation of a Bevel Trim Station Best Project Finalist Best Video Finalist
Continental Tire CONT_TEST Design and Development of an Engineering Test Fixture for Retread Tire Testing
Continental Tire CONT_TREAD Design of a High Capacity Tread Loading Cartridge
Duke Energy DUKE_FRICTION Design of a Frictionless Charging Station Best Video Finalist
Electrolux ELEC_SHADOW Design and Build of a Portable Shadowgraph System
Endress+Houser / Carotek EH_DEMO Design and Build of a Fluid Dynamics Lab Demonstration Apparatus Best Video Finalist
EPRI EPRI_ERODE Steam Turbine Solid Particle Erosion Damage Vulnerability Detection Method
EPRI EPRI_MAIN6 A Better Approach to Vegetation Management at Utility-Scale PV Plants – Phase 6
EPRI EPRI_ULTRASONIC Encoding Manual Ultrasonic Testing in Industrial Nondestructive Evaluation
EPRI EPRI_ZEEK Cyber Security Detection Using a Zeek Raspberry PI Sensor Best Video Finalist
Fontaine Modification FONT_MEASURE Universal Commercial Truck Drive Shaft and Wheelbase Measuring System
Freightliner Custom Chassis FCCC_VR Design of a Virtual Reality Training Tool Best Project Finalist Best Video Finalist
GKN Automotive GKN_DATA Design of a Modular Mechanical Data Acquisition system for Assembly Stations
GKN Automotive GKN_INSPECT Automation of Inspection Function to Reduce Part Handling Best Video Finalist
Ingersoll Rand Company IR_DEMISTER Electrostatic Oil Demister for a Rotary Screw Air Compressor Best Project Finalist Best Video Finalist
J&L Machine and Fabrication J&L_OPS Operations Re-engineering
Lawrence Livermore Labs LLL_GOM Mobile Metrology Station for GOM Structured Light Scanner
Lowe’s LOWES_STATION2 Design and Build of a Test Certification Station – Phase 2
Michelin Aircraft Tire Company MICHELIN_DRUM Design of an Auto-Collapse Drum
NAVAIR NAV_AH1Z AH-1Z Weapon Pylon Sling Design
NAVAIR NAV_BLADE Design of a H-53 Blade Lifting Device Best Video Finalist
NAVAIR NAV_BUS Design of a MIL-STD-1553 Bus Analyzer Best Project Finalist
NAVAIR NAV_F402 Development of a Mechanical Method of Measurement for the F402 (Harrier) Hot Nozzle
Orano ORANO_TWIN Digital Twin for Power Distribution from an Advanced Reactor to a Power Grid with Renewables and to Alternative Energy Production Methods
Oxit OXIT_LORAWAN LoRaWan Based Panic Button Best Project Finalist Best Video Finalist
Pallet Tower LLC PALLET_MARK Real-Time Customizable Marking of Product During Extrusion and Laminating Process Best Video Finalist
Polymers Center of Excellence PCE_MOLD2 Injection Mold Exchange Cart Motorization Best Project Finalist Best Video Finalist
Schaeffler Group SG_SEAT2 Active Suspension Driver Seat – Phase 2
Schweitzer Engineering Labs SEL_DOMINION Comparative Evaluation of Two Digital Secondary Systems for a Transmission Substation at Dominion Energy
Siemens Energy SIEM_HD9 HD-9 Adjustable Fixture Stand Design
Siemens Energy SIEM_PLUG Design of a Pressurized Rotor Plug Seal Best Project Finalist
Thomas Built Buses TBB_LUGGAGE Redesign of a Common Luggage Compartment for Buses
US Legend Cars International USLCI_ENGINE Research and Design for Improved Engine Performance
USASOC USASOC_RECHARGE Remote Drone Recharging Best Project Finalist
WEBER WEBER_BRAKE Design of a Non-Destructive Feed Brake for Screw Delivery
UNC Charlotte COE UNCC_COE_G3ARM Design and Fabrication of a Hand-Held Extendable Mechanical Manipulator
UNC Charlotte ECE UNCC_ECE_ALGO Robotic Delivery System for UNCC Campus – Algorithm Design and Implementation Best Project Finalist
UNC Charlotte ECE UNCC_ECE_PIEZO Dynamically Steerable Metasurface Antennas Using Piezoelectric Actuators
UNC Charlotte ECE UNCC_ECE_MAP Robotic Delivery System for UNCC Campus – Map Generation and Path Planning
UNC Charlotte ET LUNA_COMP3 NASA Robotic Mining Competition: Lunabotics
UNC Charlotte ET UNCC_AFRL4 AFRL University Design Competition
UNC Charlotte ME BIO_VITRIFY Rapid Vitrifying and Rewarming Device for Large Quantities of Cells Best Project Finalist
UNC Charlotte ME FSAE_COMBUSTION FSAE Internal Combustion Vehicle
UNC Charlotte ME FSAE_ELEC2 FSAE Electric Vehicle
UNC Charlotte ME UNCC_ME_MAGNET Magnetorheological Linear Motor
UNC Charlotte ME UNCC_ME_RESPONSE Dynamic Responses of Advanced Materials Best Project Finalist
UNC Charlotte ME USLI_COMP7 NASA University Student Launch Initiative Best Project Finalist
UNC Charlotte SE UNCC_TRAN2 Transportation Infrastructure Perception Data Fusion and Detection Using AI Technology – Phase 2