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  • Comparison of Brake Pedal Frictional Characteristics (Spring 2001) IPRO 313 

    Unknown author (2001-05)
    This project will develop new ideas for materials that can be used to improve the safety, performance and appearance of accelerator pedals used in automobiles. The team will investigate the range of feasible materials and ...
  • AVOIDATRAK 

    Unknown author (2001-05)
    The team will assist an independent inventor, Mr. Julius Jones, Jr., in developing his idea for a computer game that could help wheelchair users improve their hand-eye coordination and reflexes, and which would be enjoyable, ...
  • Intranet Mediators (Spring 2001) EnPRO 307 

    Saelee, M.; Ahuja, R.; Beitzel, S.; Jensen, E.; Pilotto, A.; Schmeltzer, D.; Yap, D. (2001-05)
    Current web search engines only search unstructured data (web documents). A lot of data is available that is structured (weather, census, sports, etc.). A search engine that could search both structured data and text would ...
  • Content Provision for Wireless Devices (Spring 2001) IPRO 356 

    Bremer, Jonathan; Maluki, Defina; Pandya, Katin; Patel, Mihir; Rwakatare, Tibe; Sankaran, Rohit; Zeng, ZhiZong (2001-05)
    Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), cellular phones, and other wireless devices represent the new paradigm for personal communication and interactivity. This project would involve the creation of an application (or series ...
  • VTOL (Spring 2001) IPRO 318 

    Crocco, John; Kuczaj, Mariusz; Nagarajan, Arvind; reynolds, Tina (2001-05)
    This project involves the design and construction of a prototype Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) airplane, capable of carrying two people. The prototype, which will be made to scale, is intended to test different ...
  • Ghost City Chicago (Spring 2001) IPRO 355 

    Sandra; Bobby; Henry; Violette; Theresa; Edward; Maria; Joyce; Margaret (2001-05)
    The IPRO team will develop a prototype for a computer graphic reconstruction of the built environment of Chicago. Beginning with the ghost city -- those buildings and environments which have been destroyed -- students will ...
  • Sensor Systems in the Transportation Industry (Spring 2001) IPRO 353 

    Boitor, Andrei; Lauzze, Kevin; Pendleton, Ryan; Volberding, Beth (2001-05)
    The prototypes for a railroad tank car monitoring system have been developed in prior IPRO projects. The prototypes now need to be developed into potential product form, beta tested, and evaluated both technically and from ...
  • Treehouse (Spring 2001) IPRO 328 

    Bloss, Lisa; Onyeali, Arthur; Serra, M. Silvia; Weil, Denis (2001-05)
    This is a collaborative project mentored by faculty from the Institute of Design and the College of Architecture. The team will investigate the emerging fusion of environments, information, and technology. Specifically, ...
  • ParaSpace (Spring 2001) IPRO 597 

    Chang, Sok-min; Desai, Devesh; Girtley, Jason; Thulaseedas, Jolly; Udar, Aniruddha (2001-05)
    ParaSpace is a series of products and furniture elements which cater to an architectural space of an organization.
  • Descriptive Virtualized Reality Environment for Visual Guidance (Fall 2001) IPRO 305 

    Agheda, Akta; Bhatt, Chirag; Bhatty, Moummar; Bhojawala, Safiya; Bodal, Aziz; Kim, Taewhan; Mathew, Arun; Soorma, Luqman; Ullal, Prasad (2001-12)
    In this project, the utilization of virtualized reality environments to the guidance of blind or visually-impaired people will be explored. A virtualized reality environment will be constructed based on visual sensory ...
  • Innovations in Spirometry (Fall 2001) ENPRO 357 

    Coffey, Jessica; Crocco, John; Giannakakis, Thomas; Goossens, Zach; Huske, Jacob; Lamm, Adrienne; Lunde, Brad; Wilson, Nicole (2001-12)
    IIT has developed and patented technology for the precise metering of flow for the natural gas industry. This technology may have important application in the healthcare and sports medicine field. More specifically, this ...
  • CTA Wireless Information Network (Fall 2001) IPRO 311 

    Wong, Thomas (2001-12)
    Rapid developments in wireless communication technology have created new opportunities to implement information networks that can support the operation of modern public transportation systems. The primary goal of this ...
  • Developing a Conference of Human Consciousness (Fall 2001) IPRO 315 

    Baste, Suhad; Curtis, Chris; Powers, Gina; Weiss, Doug; Chang, Robert; Daschbach, Patti; Twenter, Barry (2001-12)
    The team will organize and conduct a conference to address the question of what is the status of our knowledge about human consciousness. This will provide interested students an opportunity to develop and apply project ...
  • Web Portal For High School Students And Counselors (Fall 2001) IPRO 309 

    Chadha, Mayank; Jain, Umang; Khan, Samad; Kling, Nikolaus; Patel, Mihir; Ahsan, Sameer; Gupta, Anshul; Kumar, Anjali; Nirwal, Preeti (2001-12)
    here is a continuing need to provide information and motivational materials to high school students to interest them in engineering. These students would also benefit by learning about the various educational programs ...
  • Designing a Three-Dimensional "Mesh" to Improve the Quality of Simulations (Fall 2001) IPRO 307 

    Saric, Marin; Griffin, Paul; Sharifi, Hamed; Wei, Yeow Tsa; Verma, Sameer; XiaoFeng, Zhou (2001-12)
    This project focuses on building a three-dimensional high quality "mesh" for scientific simulations. Since the quality of the mesh affects the accuracy and convergence of numerical systems, having a high quality mesh is ...
  • Ethanol Ultra-Light Aircraft (Fall 2001) IPRO 317 

    Bockenfeld, Dan; Guerra, Jorge; Kuczaj, Mariusz; Lim, Ryan; McDaniel, Loren; Muliere, Dave; Orebaugh, Jesse; Parsons, Abigail; Williams, Ben (2001-12)
    Students will convert a Quicksilver MXII ultralight airplane to run on E85 fuel (85% ethanol, 15% gasoline). This is technically challenging because the plane uses a 2-stroke Rotax 503 engine, where the oil must be mixed ...
  • Taking Time, Risk and Cost out of Drug Discovery (Fall 2001) ENPRO 351 

    Dalmia, Manoj; Hong, Yugenia; Sresty, Padma; Hung, Paul; Morrison, Edward; Johnson, Stephen; McGuire, Brian; Patel, Sarjan; Patel, Monali; Bhatt, Ajay (2001-12)
    Professor Chapman has invented an x-ray procedure that greatly extends the technique's ability to diagnose tumors (mammogram improvement) and see problems in soft tissue, such as cartilage. He collaborates with Brookhaven ...
  • Design and Testing of Lithium-Ion Battery for Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Applications (Fall 2001) IPRO 362 

    Al-Hallaj, Said (2001-12)
    Li-ion cells have demonstrated excellent performance when operated at ambient temperature conditions. Still, the adverse effect of temperature excursions on lithium-ion cell performance is evident when the cell is operated ...
  • Solar Hydrogen LED Sign (Fall 2001) IPRO 301 

    Kustwin, Brian; Berg, Brian; Brown, Nathaniel; Wilson, Bridget; Bruenjes, Chris; Halim, Andrinanda; Heyer, Gwenn; Lawardi, Bernadette; Kittaneh, Mariam; Tourtellotte, Louis (2001-12)
    Explore the range of design concepts that integrate photovoltaic solar panels, PEM fuel cells and electrolyzer, hydrogen storage and advanced batteries to offer local independent power generation system capabilities with ...
  • A Conceptual Design of a Pedestrian Bridge Over State Street (Fall 2001) IPRO 302 

    Kryda, Sara; Kunz, Christian; Sainer, Josh; Beauregard, Matt; Lin, Chuan Fang; Coley, Chad; Horng, Steven; Leos, Stephen; Nguyen, Nhat; Oxley, David; Cha, Yugene; Kleps, Steve; Mogas, Marc; Schroeder, James; Simonsis, Rebecca (2001-12)
    The objective of this challenging project is to design a pedestrian bridge over an existing busy street, involving such considerations as structural design, architectural design and ease of construction. Moreover, an initial ...