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“Design for Discovery: Structural Shape & Topology Optimization in the Age of 3D Printing”

Curious about how topology optimization would help achieve a desirable design? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Shikui Chen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering to learn more. Date/Time: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 from 1pm-2pmLocation: Special Collections Seminar

Posted in Mechanical Engineering, STEM, Technology

Dr. Ya Wang on Optically Chopped PIR Sensors for Occupancy Detection Research

On March 27, Dr. Ya Wang, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, presented her innovative research project on passive infrared (PIR) sensors.   PIR sensors currently used in buildings only detect moving objects. This detection may provide false negative detections

Posted in Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM