ME Symposium: Highlighting undergraduate research
he first annual Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium, held April 30, 2009, highlighted research and projects by undergraduate students working across the department. In addition to the student vehicle projects, students displayed more than 25 projects in the Mechanical Engineering Building. A panel of alumni and faculty judged each project and gave awards to the top three poster presentations.
Pictured (right): Professor Tim Shedd (right) presented the MechanicalEngineering Undergraduate Research Symposium awards for 2009. Fromleft: Nathan Welzin, second prize; Matthew Carlson, third prize; and Amy Lenz, first prize.
(Below / left): Chancellor Carolyn “Biddy” Martin sits on a snowmobile as Dean Paul Peercy, Interim Provost Julie Underwood and vehicle team members watch.
(Below / right): Student Tom Mulholland poses with his poster about Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography material friction testing.