Gadomski School of Engineering students placed in several categories at the Society of Women Engineering (SWE) Collegiate Engineering Expo on 4/21/2017.
From the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), the research project Effects of Anthracite as a Fill Material on the Engineering Properties of Local Memphis Loess placed 2nd in the Undergraduate Research category. This project was conducted by Jessica Allen and Layne Harris, and advised by Dr. Andrew Assadollahi (CEE). Also from the CEE Department, the Water Filtration project placed 1st in the Competition Projects category. This project was led by Jodie Crocker and conducted by her team consisting of Ana Rodriguez, Layne Harris, Orlando Femat, and Sophia Roth. This project was advised by Dr. Louie Lin (CEE), Dr. William Peer (Chemistry), and Dr. Andrew Assadollahi (CEE).
From the Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME), the project Simulated Horse-Back to Supplement Hippotherapy for Patients with Cerebral Palsy placed 2nd in the Engineering Design category. This project was conducted by Stephanie Galella, Natalia Amancio, Kasey Beekman, and Sebastian Polania, and advised by Dr. Aflaki (ME). Also from the ME Department, the NASA Rover Challenge project placed 2nd in the Competition Projects category. This project was managed by Jake Arnold, Eduardo Balderas, Geric Lin, Adam Truong, Zhihong Zheng, Natalia Amancio, and Sebastian Polania. This project was advised by Dr. Paul Shiue.
Special thanks to CBU Gadomski School of Engineering alumnae Mrs. Lauren Harret Thornton, E.I. (CEE), Ms. Shilpa Appurubugatha (ECE), and Ms. Chloe Chung (ME) for hosting and organizing this event! We are very proud of our students, faculty, and alumni for all of their hard work!