ME Senior Projects

Spring 2022 Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Management Senior Project Presentations - Saturday, April 30, 2022 | 10 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.  | SLC 101

Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Management Senior Projects Presentations

Saturday, Dec. 3 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | SLC Room 101

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Fall 2022 Senior Projects

  • Quantum Rehab - Test Fixture
  • ORMR, the Modular Snake Robot
  • At Home Gas Turbine
  • FilaMax - Maximizing 3D Printing
  • Overcast - Bait Launching System
  • Mitsubishi Chemical - No Melt
  • IoT Wearable Monitoring Device
  • Recycled Plastic Structures
  • CornellCookson - Cardboard Roller
  • Activankle
  • Hindsight

Capstone Projects

Every graduating senior is required to complete ME/EGM 391 and 392, Senior Projects I and II.

This is a capstone course designed to synthesize all skills and knowledge students have learned as Wilkes mechanical engineering students and to demonstrate their capabilities to a general audience. Students work as members of a team to design and develop selected projects in the field of mechanical engineering under the direction of a faculty mentor.

The project team parallels that found in industry. Students accept roles according to their skills and specialties and contribute to make the team and project successful as a whole. Students are involved with their projects from concept to completion. Teams manage all aspects of the project, such as formulating the idea, transferring the design to paper, accounting for design constraints, adhering to standards and specifications, selecting materials, procuring products, considering economic factors, building the prototype, and presenting their results. Some projects have been so innovative and marketable that students have turned their ideas into successful businesses.

Fall 2022 Schedule

8 - 9 a.m.


9 - 9:10 a.m.


9:10 - 9:25 a.m.

Quantum Rehab - Test Fixture

Update and re-design the current quality control test fixture to increase production and decrease possible errors for Quantum Rehab.

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

ORMR, the Modular Snake Robot

Modular snake robot designed for the applications in the research field as well as the search and rescue field.

9:50 - 10:05 a.m.

At Home Gas Turbine

A multi-application at home gas turbine built from recycled turbochargers, offering a cheap power source with a unique twist.

10:10 - 10:20 a.m.

Quick Break

10:20 - 10:35 a.m.

FilaMax - Maximizing 3D Printing

Vertical designed 3D filament recycler that will be able to accommodate both scrap 3D parts and bulk ABS or PLA pellets.

10:40 - 10:55 a.m.

Overcast - Bait Launching System

Electro-mechanical device designed to accurately launch a bait projectile to a user-specified distance.

11 - 11:15 a.m.

Mitsubishi Chemical - No Melt

Detect defects (mainly no-melt) at the Mitsubishi Chemical Group using non-destructive testing.

11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.


12:20 - 12:35 p.m.

IoT Wearable Monitoring Device

A wristband-mounted monitoring device that will determine if the wearer has undergone a life-threatening event.

12:40 - 12:55 p.m.

Recycled Plastic Structures

Building blocks for a fast and easily deployed structure made from recycled plastics.

1 - 1:15 p.m.

CornellCookson - Cardboard Roller

C.A.R.D.Board is an automated cardboard rolling machine to be used for packaging industrial garage doors for CornellCookson.

1:20 - 1:30 p.m.

Quick Break

1:30 - 1:45 p.m.


Lower limb prosthetic that is fitted with an active ankle joint.

1:50 - 2:05 p.m.


Attachable blindspot monitoring system for use during outdoor activities that increases the awareness of users.

2:10 - 2:20 p.m.