Community Engagement

Ball Machine for the Pittsford Community Library
The Children's section at the Pittsford Community Library has three main spaces for play. While the two-spaces, located on the main level, are well defined and engaging for children with …
CamPak
We are tasked by Rochester Rehab to create a device that increases the efficiency of packaging an underwater camera into a foil bag, primarily by reducing friction on the camera. …
Emergency Vehicle Alert (E.V.A.)
There is a need to ensure that drivers are alerted of approaching emergency vehicles so that they can remove themselves from the path of the emergency vehicle. It is especially …
Eurypterid
Hutchison Hall is home to the Biology department. However, there's a lack of understanding regarding all research undertaken by the department. Hanging physical models can bring exposure to the department …
Exploring Reasons Behind the Preventable Accidents of RTS Drivers
RTS is a regional transportation authority established by New York State and the goal of the project is to find the potential reasons for preventable accidents caused by bus operators. …
Illuminating Mat for Visually Impaired Students
Students at the Mary Cariola Center with visual impairments are attracted to light in rooms, often pulling their attention away from the teachers/lesson to look upwards at the ceiling lights. …
Interactive Bicycle Display for Rochester Museum and Science Center
The Rochester Museum & Science Center asked for help designing an interactive exhibit to honor Georgena Terry. The team designed a stationary bicycle where the saddle and the handlebars move …
Medieval Chess Set
The Rossell Hope Robbins Library is underutilized by many students on campus due to the lack of awareness of the library and its resources. To promote awareness for the library, …
Spica Chair
A chair specifically designed to safely and comfortably sit infants and young children that are immobilized by a cast that spans from the mid abdomen to the ankle, all while …
Sun-Tracking Solar Panel System
Our project was to implement a system of light reflectors that autonomously track the sun's position and focus the light on a solar panel to maximize the incident light intensity …
Ugandan Water Project – Save the Gaskets
Test and identify novel gasket polymers to extend operation of Ugandan Water Project-installed India Mark II handpumps serving millions of people fresh, clean water.
Ugandan Water Project India Mark II Tailpiece Design
Limit entry of abrasive sediment into India Mark II handpump for Ugandan Water Project.
Verifying Lake Ontario’s Water Level
The Caldwell-Fay equation (2002) attempts to model what Lake Ontario's current water level would be if dam construction had never taken place along the St. Lawrence Seaway (i.e. the natural …