Service-Learning Integrated throughout the College of Engineering (SLICE)

Course Offerings

College-Wide Courses

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
25.107 F '04 2 Intro. to Engineering I Dave Kazmer Tsongas Center exhibits for K-12 illustrating principles of engineering with Rube Goldberg devices 270 270
25.107 F '05 2 Intro. to Engineering I Dave Kazmer Design, build, test Tsongas Indust. History Museum Engineering I exhibits for K-12 illustrating principles of engineering with historical devices; (extra credit: presenting/testing model bridges with GEARUP middle school students/ parents). 294 294
25.107 F '06 2 Intro. to Engineering I Dave Kazmer Tsongas Industrial History Center exhibits for K-12 illustrating "energy around us" principles of engineering; 354 354
25.107 F '07 2 Intro. to Engineering I Dave Kazmer Design and building zoo toys to reduce boredom in lion and tigers at the Franklin Park Zoo for Zoo New England. 20% 380 380
25.107 F '08 2 Intro. to Engineering I Stephen Johnston Exhibits to illustrate Energy Transfers for middle school visitors at the Tsongas Industrial History Center 20% 426 426
25.107 S '09 2 Intro. to Engineering I David Willis Solar energy lab modules for Girls, Inc. and hydroturbines for the TIHC 30% 25 25
25.107 F '09 2 Intro. to Engineering I Stephen Johnston, Dave Willis Shoebox science kits with engineering applications for regional and international classrooms 7.5% 391 391
25.107 F '10 2 Intro. to Engineering I Stephen Johnston, Dave Willis Engineering kits for classrooms - including 8 Lowell Public Middle Schools (contact Claire Abrams) 10% 487 487
25.108 S '05 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Chem Carl Lawton Vinegar maker for disinfectants for remote clinics 19 19
25.108 S '05 2 Intro. to Engineering II-CEE Jackie Zhang Students worked with the City of Lowell Division of Planning and Development to maximize the number of spaces in the oddly shaped Davidson municipal parking lot. 30% 37 37
25.108 S '05 2 Intro. to Engineering II-EE Jay Weitzen, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie Circuits for assistive technology speech recognition voice boxes with Plastic Dept. 14% 73 73
25.108 S '05 2 Intro. to Engineering II-ME Sammy Shina Pilot: teaching modules for middle school children on principles of renewable energy 8 55
25.108 S '05 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Plastics Nick Schott, Carol Barry Plastic box for assistive technology speech recognition voice boxes 31 31
25.108 S '06 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Chem Multiple - John White, coord. COE Recycling component w/ Krishna Vedula 34 34
25.108 S '06 2 Intro. to Engineering II-CEE Jackie Zhang Parking lot re-design: Lowell Community Health Center (LCHC) 30% 24 24
25.108 S '06 2 Intro. to Engineering II-EE Jay Weitzen, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie Big-button switch construction and distribution. 10% 94 94
25.108 S '06 2 Intro. to Engineering II-ME Sammy Shina Temp. meas. in solar ovens; Robert William & Jesus Solis for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS) 13 69
25.108 S '06 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Plastics Carol Barry Assessed Nano modules for middle school outreach program for CHN 16.7% 20 26
25.108 S '07 2 Intro. to Engineering II-CEE Jackie Zhang Parking lot re-design: UML Smith & Eames 30% 35 35
25.108 S '07 2 Intro. to Engineering II-ME Sammy Shina Renewable energy application for Greater Lowell Technical HS (GLTHS) 9 76
25.108 S '07 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Plastics Carol Barry, Nick Schott Teaching modules for CHN Outreach program in Lowell schools 16.7% 28 28
25.108 S '08 2 Intro. to Engineering II-CEE Jackie Zhang Pinanski Parking Lot re-design: - UML Facilities Dept. 30% 36 36
25.108 S '08 2 Intro. to Engineering II-EE Jay Weitzen, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie Modified a basic PS-2 mouse and to have large buttons (about 3 inches in diameter) to allow severely handicapped students to left and right mouse click. 20% 130 130
25.108 S '08 2 Intro. to Engineering II-ME John McKelliget Renewable energy application for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS) and Lowell High School (LHS) 30% 22 94
25.108 S '08 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Plastics Carol Barry Nano outreach project for schools 14.3% 34 34
25.108 S '09 2 Intro. to Engineering II-CEE Jackie Zhang Parking lot re-design: for UML - Southwick lot 30% 45 45
25.108 S '09 2 Intro. to Engineering II-ME Sammy Shina Renewable energy application for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS) 25% 23 91
25.108 S '09 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Plastics Nick Schott MDI screen materials analysis 8.3% 38 38
25.108 S '10 2 Intro. to Engineering II-ME Sammy Shina Renewable energy application for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS) 20% 12 107
25.108 S '10 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Plastics Carol Barry Public display poster about Nano technology for Plastics outreach 15% 36 36
25.108 S '11 2 Intro. to Engineering II-ME Sammy Shina Lab experiments in solar energy for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS) 29% 19 160
25.108 S '11 2 Intro. to Engineering II-Plastics Carol Barry safety analysis of plastic sippy cups for Acre Family Child Care 20% 27 27
25.200 S '06 1 Community-Based Engineering Design Project I John Duffy Canal trash-cleaning devices 100% 1 1
25.200 S '06 1 Community-Based Engineering Design Project I John Duffy Design Playground Rides for Children with Disabilities in Villages in Peru 100% 2 2
25.200 F '07 1 Community-based Engineering Design Project I Byungki Kim Improving a special chair for a disabled child for the Hogan Regional Center 100% 2 2
25.200 F '09 1 Community-based Engineering Design Project I Byungki Kim Design of a specialized wheelchair for individual with disabilities 100% 2 2
25.200 S '10 1 Community-Based Engineering Design Project I John Duffy Solar buildings for Tohono O'odham reservation 100% 1 1
25.200 F '10 1 Community-Based Engineering Design Project I John Duffy Adobe forming device design, construction, test. 100% 1 1
25.300 F '06 1 Community-based Engineering Design Project II John Duffy Lowell canals trash remover 100% 1 1
25.300 S '07 1 Community-based Engineering Design Project II Bob Parkin W/C transfer board 100% 1 1
25.300 S '10 1 Community-based Engineering Design Project II Byungki Kim Design of a specialized wheelchair for individual with disabilities (continued) 100% 2 2
25.400 S '07 1 Community-based Engineering Design Project III John Duffy Lowell canals trash remover 100% 1 1
25.400 F '10 1 Community-based Engineering Design Project III Byungki Kim design of a convertible W/C 100% 2 2
25.401 S '06 3 John Duffy Sand filtration water purification; improvements to water supply systems 100% 2 2
25.401 S '07 3 John Duffy WiFi system design for Huarmey Valley village in the dept. of Ancash, Peru 100% 1 1
25.401 S '07 3 Jim Sherwood Page turner prototype for World's Largest Book for Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School 100% 4 4
25.401 F '08 3 Sam Paikowsky Bridge foundation design for Yanacaca, Peru 100% 2 2
25.401 S '11 3 John Duffy Research and recommended procedures for low-cost medical screening tests for remote health clincis 100% 1 1
25.401 (16.499) S '06 3 John Duffy Transfer of emails and files via transceiver radio modems and PCs in Peruvian clinics and WiFi prototype. 100% 3 3
25.401 F '07 3 John Duffy Biodigester as Civil & Env. engineering project for Peru 100% 2 2


Chemical Engineering

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
10.303 F '08 3 Fluid Mechanics Kenneth Lee Exhibits for area High Schools illustrating principals in Fluid Mechanics 10% 20 20
10.304 S '06 3 Heat Transfer Al Donatelli Winter heat loss/alterations analysis for Merrimack Valley Food Bank (MVFB) 15% 18 18
10.304 S '07 3 Heat Transfer Al Donatelli Winter heat loss/alterations analysis for Mental Health Assoc of Greater Lowell (MHA) 15% 18 18
10.304 S '08 3 Heat Transfer Al Donatelli Heat loss study for United Teen Equality Center (UTEC) 20% 20 20
10.304 S '09 3 Heat Transfer Al Donatelli Heat loss study for the community spaces of Christ Church United - Lowell, MA 15% 19 19
10.304 S '10 3 Heat Transfer Al Donatelli Trombe wall design for Solar Decathlon 10% 21 21
10.308 S '06 3 Intro to Materials Science and Engineering Krishna Vedula COE Recycling project 27 27
10.310 S '11 3 Separation Processes with Mass Transfer Zhiyong Gu Analysis and recommendations for separation processes of essential oils for the Mesoamerican Development Institute (MDI) % 42 42
10.403 F '08 3 Chemical Reaction Engineering Zhiyong Gu Analysis and recommendations for coffee parchment gasifier in Costa Rica for the Mesoamerican Development Institute (MDI) % 14 14
10.403 F '09 3 Chemical Reaction Engineering Zhiyong Gu Analysis and recommendations for coffee parchment gasifier in Costa Rica for the Mesoamerican Development Institute (MDI) based on research from 2008 class. % 25 25
10.409 F '08 3 Engineering Economics Gil Brown Economic analysis and recommendations for expansion of the RecCycles program for UML. % 24 24
10.409 F '09 3 Engineering Economics Gil Brown Tsongas Arena ice rink analysis % 17 17
10.409 F '10 3 Engineering Economics Gil Brown Initial analysis and reommendations of various energy technologies for the Lawrence History Center (LHC) % 23 23
10.508 S '06 3 Materials Science and Engineering Krishna Vedula COE Recycling project 4 4


Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
14.204 S '05 3 Strength of Materials Don Leitch Structural analysis of the CMAA Mill Building 33 33
14.286 F '04 3 Probability & Statistics for Engineers John Ting Crime analysis for Police, youth organizations 45 45
14.286 F '05 3 Probability & Statistics for Engineers Oz Gunes Crime analysis for Police, youth organizations - voluntary to improve grade during Winter break Voluntary 6 37
14.286 F '06 3 Probability & Statistics for Engineers Oz Gunes Statistical analysis of water samples from Town of Dunstable wells 21 35
14.286 F '07 3 Probability & Statistics for Engineers Oz Gunes Statistical Analysis of Chloride Levels in Wells in Dunstable Worst Exam 15 39
14.301 F '08 3 Fluid Mechanics Kenneth Lee Exhibits for area High Schools illustrating principals in Fluid Mechanics 10% 38 38
14.301 F '10 3 Fluid Mechanics Kenneth Lee Groups of 4 worked with HS science teachers of their choice to develop & build hardware to demo Fluids concepts in the HS classes; UML students did initial classroom demos. 10% 53 53
14.310 F '06 3 Engineering Materials Krishna Vedula Analysis of possible materials for Lawrence alleyways with Lawrence Community Works (LCW) and Groundwork Lawrence (GL) 10 31
14.310 F '08 3 Engineering Materials Sanjeev Manohar Background research on geotextiles for new exhibit at the American Textile History Museum (ATHM) 10% 40 40
14.330 S '05 3 Soil Mechanics Pradeep Kurup Soil analysis for Lawrence Community Works, villages in India 10% 47 47
14.330 S '06 3 Soil Mechanics Pradeep Kurup Soil analysis for Merrimack River Watershed Council 15% 41 41
14.332 S '06 1 Environmental Eng. Lab Cliff Bruell Town of Dunstable road salt/chem analysis 36 36
14.332 S '07 1 Environmental Eng. Lab Cliff Bruell Town of Dunstable road salt/chem analysis 27 27
14.332 S '08 3 Environmental Eng. Lab Cliff Bruell Salt analysis for the Town of Dunstable Board of Health 12.50% 37 37
14.341 F '05 1 Transportation Engineering Nate Gartner Optimizing the traffic signals of selected intersections/arterials in the City of Lowell. 43 43
14.350 F '07 3 Structural Analysis I Susan Faraji footbridge analysis for the Architectural Heritage Foundation (AHF) 5% Extra 33 36
14.350  F '08 3 Structural Analysis I Susan Faraji Analysis of Long-Span Trusses to Support a Green Roof for a New 4-Story Steel Building for the College of Management at UMass Lowell 15% 39 39
14.352 S '08 3 Reinforced Concrete Susan Faraji Pedestrian bridge column and footing design for UML/City of Lowell 10% 33 33
14.352 S '09 3 Reinforced Concrete Susan Faraji A proposed 4-Story Concrete Building with a Green Roof for the College of Management at UMass Lowell 15% 32 32
14.431 F '07 3 Foundation and Soil Engineering Sam Paikowsky Analysis of alternative methods for bridge in Yanacaca, Peru 20% 30 30
14.452 F '07 3 Steel Design Susan Faraji footbridge design for AHF based on analyses from 14.350 class 5% Extra 17 34
14.452 F '08 3 Steel Design Susan Faraji Design of Long-Span Roof Trusses to Support a Green Roof for a New 4-Story Steel Building for the COM at UML 15% 32 32
14.460 F '04 3 Water Resources Engineering Jackie Zhang Open channel design for irrigation in Peruvian village 5% 17 17
14.460 F '06 3 Water Resources Engineering Jackie Zhang Follow up on spring soils project: Using hydrology to gain insight on chloride levels in the Town of Dunstable wells 5% 38 38
14.460 F '07 3 Water Resources Engineering Jackie Zhang Using Hydrology to Gain Insight on Chloride Levels in Wells In Dunstable HW Assign 27 27
14.470 S '11 3 Engineering Economics Gil Brown Analysis and reommendations of cost effective HVAC technologies for the Lawrence History Center (LHC) 5% 36 36
14.480 S '09 3 Special Topics in Civil Engineering Sam Paikowsky Design finalization & installation Yanacaca bridge in Peru 100% 2 2
14.480 F '09 3 Special Topics in Civil Engineering Donald Leitch special projects with the City of Lowell Engineer 100% 2 3
14.485 S '05 3 Capstone Design Oguz Gunes Renovation design for the CMAA Building in Lowell. 100% 11 11
14.485 S '08 3 Capstone Design Oguz Gunes Trolley system design for UML, NPS, City of Lowell 100% 28 28
14.551 S '09 3 Advanced Steel Design Susan Faraji Project I: Redesigned a three-span continuous integral abutment bridge in Orange, Massachusetts, with an overall length of 270 ft integral abutment. Project II: Designed a new College of Management 4-story steel building with green roof to be used for offices and classroom spaces. 30% 20 20
14.555 S '08 3 Advanced Structural Design Susan Faraji Advanced design and analysis of two-way slab building construction including columns and beams for proposed North Campus student union/ trolley terminal for UML Administration 20% 18 18
14.555 F '08 3 Advanced Structural Design Susan Faraji Designed of a proposed 4-story concrete building with a green roof for the College of Management at UMass Lowell. 30% 10 10
14.559 S '05 3 Structural Engineering Oguz Gunes Structural analysis of the CMAA Mill Building as part of a feasibility study 9 9
14.570 F '05 3 Wastewater Treatm. & Storm Water Management Systems Bill Moeller Wastewater technology evaluation for application in developing countries 10 10
14.579 S '10 3 Green and Sustainable Civil Engineering Kenneth Lee 1. The economic, environmental, and social effects of single-ply vs. two-ply toilet paper usage for the UML Inn and Conference Center (2) 2. Ride your way to a more sustainable transportation future (2). This project, in collaboration with the Mesoamerican Development Institute, studied how riding bicycles can benefit Lowell residents. 3. Making the Lowell Waste Water Treatment Plant Greener using appropriate green technologies (2). 35% 6 23
14.733 S '07 3 MS Project in Civil Eng Lab Susan Faraji Initial analysis of historical footbridge design for the Architectural Heritage Foundation site at 165 Jackson St. Lowell, MA 1 1
14.733 F '07 3 Directed Study graduate Structures project Susan Faraji Analysis of building supports for fitness equipment area for UTEC 100% 1 2
18.510 S '06 3 Water Resource System Assessment Bill Moeller Water resource assessment for El Hormiguero, Nicaragua (MDI) 9 9
18.510 S '07 3 Water Resource System Assessment Bill Moeller Water resource analysis for the National College of Forestry in Honduras for the Mesoamerican Development Institute (MDI) 3 3
18.510 F '08 3 Water Resource System Assessment Bill Moeller Water resource assessment for Farmer to Farmer Training Center Sites in Honduras for La Semilla del Progreso and Ecumenical Project for Int'l Cooperation (EPIC) " 35% 6 6
18.510 S '11 3 Water Resource System Assessment William Moeller Presentation and reports on water resource system assessment and the effect of the Integrated Open Canopy. Presentation transmitted to three different campuses in Honduras via internet and translated by Raul Raudales (MDI.) 33% 3 3
18.584 S '07 3 Sustainable Infrastructure Practicum Bill Moeller Coffee waste composting for organic farmers in Honduras with MDI 100% 1 1


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
16.100 F '07 1 Intro to Electrical and Computer Engineering Xingwei Wang Manufacturing button switch testers for Assistive Tech agencies 35% 127 127
16.100 F '08 1 Intro to Electrical and Computer Engineering Xingwei Wang Modification of Giggle Balls to accommodate big button switches for use by disabled adults and children - for various Assistive Tech. institutions 30% 136 136
16.100 F '09 1 Intro to Electrical and Computer Engineering Xingwei Wang Modification of Giggle Balls to accommodate big button switches for use by disabled adults and children - for various Assistive Tech. institutions 35% 132 132
16.100 F '10 1 Intro to Electrical and Computer Engineering Xingwei Wang Assistive Technology soldering project to create room check timers for Holy Family Hospital, Methuen, MA 30% 148 148
16.208 S '07 2 Basic EE Lab II Alan Rux LED Luminosity-Cost Optimization for headlamp design for Peru 30 36
16.311 F '04 2 Electronics Lab I Alan Rux Build subaudible detector circuits for radio modem systems in the Andes 62 62
16.312 F '04 & S '05 2 Electronics Lab II Alan Rux Build proximity sensor for blind; both classes combined 80 80
16.317 F '06 3 Microprocessors Systems Design I Yan Luo PIC micro controllers to build monitors for human voice volume for LifeLinks (North Chelmsford) 10% 33 33
16.317 S '07 3 Microprocessors Systems Design I Yan Luo World's Largest Book page-turner control design for Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School 10% 44 44
16.365 S '06 3 Electronics I Joel Therrien Electronic display for waterwheel at Tsongas Industrial History Museum 14 14
16.365 F '06 3 Electronics I Joel Therrien Designed and built circuits for measuring and displaying the power generation of various water wheels for the Tsongas Industrial History Center 50 50
16.365 F '07 3 Electronics I Joel Therrien Design remote control for the canal lock gate for the NPS 15% 41 41
16.365 S '08 3 Electronics I Joel Therrien Canal gate clicker design for the NPS (carry over from 16.365 F'07) 15% 26 26
16.399 F '04 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark, Barnes, Senait Haileselassie Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 80 80
16.399 S '05 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark, Barnes, Senait Haileselassie Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 80 80
16.399 F '05 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 43 43
16.399  S '06 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 37 37
16.399  F '06 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 44 44
16.399  S '07 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 20 20
16.399  F '07 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 35 35
16.399  S '08 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 17 17
16.399  F '08 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 31 31
16.399  S '09 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 17 17
16.399  F '09 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 43 43
16.399  S '10 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 32 32
16.399 F '10 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 56 56
16.399 S '11 3 Capstone I (Proposal) Donn Clark Develop a business plan to fund the design and development of a product which would be considered an "Assistive Technology" device. Students work with a specific client and identify Capstone Assistive Technology project to be accomplished in 16.499. 100% 17 17
16.409 F '07 3 Directed Studies Yan Luo Design of a Control System for the World's Largest Book Page Turner for Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School (GDRMS) 100% 2 2
16.412 S '09 3 Directed Studies Yan Luo Microprocessor controls for World's Largest Book page-turner for the GDRMS 100% 1 3
16.499 F '04 3 Capstone II (Project) Donn Clark, W. McGuire, Jay Fu, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 80 80
16.499  S '05 3 Capstone II (Project) Donn Clark, W. McGuire, Jay Fu, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 80 80
16.499  F '05 3 Capstone II (Project) Donn Clark, Jay Fu, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 38 38
16.499  S '06 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 41 41
16.499  F '06 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 41 41
16.499  S '07 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 50 50
16.499  F '07 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 26 26
16.499  S '08 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 24 24
16.499  F '08 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 25 25
16.499  S '09 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 39 39
16.499  F '09 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 27 27
16.499  S '10 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 48 48
16.499  F '10 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 32 32
16.499  S '11 3 Capstone II (Project) Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay Fu Students are required to design, test and deliver a device that would enhance the quality of life for a disadvantaged person. Students are required to have direct contact with their client throughout the project. 100% 61 61
16.541 S '07 3 Introduction to Biosensors Xingwei Wang Lowell HS education biosensors modules, presentation and mentoring. 8 8
16.671 S '06 3 Advanced Computer Architecture Yan Luo Deployment and monitoring of real-time sensors for UML project (See Spring 2006, 22.341-Conduction and Radiation). 10 10


Mechanical Engineering

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project%
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
22.201 F '05 2 Design Lab I Bob Parkin Design device to help relative/friend with disability with everyday activities 15% 59 59
22.201 F '06 2 Design Lab I Bob Parkin Design device to help relative/friend with disability with everyday activities 15% 70 70
22.201 F '10 2 Design Lab I Byungki Kim, Bob Parkin Design device to help relative/friend with disability with everyday activities (1/3 class); design of dye indicator pill maker for clean water in Peru (1/3 class); design of robust bumper system power wheelchairs for Hogan Regional Center (1/3 class.) 10% 114 114
22.202 S '05 2 Design Lab II Bob Parkin Manufacture device to help relative/friend with disability with everyday activities 48 48
22.202 S '06 2 Design Lab II Bob Parkin Design/manufacture of assistive tech devices - some in Machine shop; some to senior Plastics Design class 3 52
22.202 S '07 2 Design Lab II Bob Parkin, Byungki Kim Design/manufacture of assistive tech devices - for the Bill Kelly Assistive Technology center at the Hogan Regional Center, Hathorne, MA 10% 53 60
22.202 S '08 2 Design Lab II Byungki Kim, Bob Parkin Arm rehab device - student's father(4), cribbage board for visually impaired - student's aunt (2); dosimetry rack for UML radiation lab (4) (25% of course grade) 25% 10 63
22.213 S '05 3 Dynamics John Duffy Design playground rides for kids with disabilities; playground safety analysis; design canal surface cleaning device 10% 51 51
22.213 S '06 3 Dynamics Faize Jamil Analyze local playground rides 44 44
22.213 S '07 3 Dynamics Faize Jamil Analyze playgrounds for City of Lawrence, Department of Parks and Recreation (and other playgrounds) 24 43
22.213 S '09 3 Dynamics Jennifer Gorczyca Analyze playgrounds for student selected parks and schools; Analyze and design two rides to be built with local materials for children with disabilities with PT students. 15% 50 50
22.213 F'10 3 Dynamics John Duffy Analyze playground safety for student selected parks and schools; Choose different playgrounds locally by team, analyze the rides for safety; send report to responsible parties and technical report to instructor. 20% 27 27
22.296 S '07 3 Mechanical Behavior of Materials Emmanuelle Reynaud Mounted posters and annotated bibliographies for the American Textile History Museum (ATHM) 18 18
22.296 F '07 3 Mechanical Behavior of Materials Emmanuelle Reynaud 5 emerging materials topics for the ATHM (groups of 3, 4 groups per topic) 60 60
22.296 S '10 3 Mechanical Behavior of Materials Emmanuelle Reynaud Research & present emerging topics for the American Textile History Museum (ATHM) 15% 33 33
22.296 S '11 3 Mechanical Behavior of Materials Emmanuelle Reynaud Research & present emerging topics for the American Textile History Museum (ATHM) 15% 41 41
22.300 S'11 1 Mechanical Engineering Project II Robert Parkin Solar Decathlon plumbing analysis & design for the National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL) 100% 1 1
22.341 S '05 3 Conduction and Radiation Hongwei Sun UML Engineering Building window replacement analysis for energy conservation 54 54
22.341 S '06 3 Conduction and Radiation Hongwei Sun Air conditioning system analysis for the Engineering Building 45 45
22.341 S '07 3 Conduction and Radiation Hongwei Sun Winter heat loss/alterations analysis for the JFK Civic Center, City of Lowell, Division of Planning and Development 15% 48 48
22.341 S '08 3 Conduction and Radiation Hongwei Sun Heat loss windows analysis for UML Facilities 50 50
22.341 S '10 3 Conduction and Radiation Hongwei Sun Fin analysis and redesign for MDI 10% 81 81
22.341 S '11 3 Conduction and Radiation Hongwei Sun Analysis of north campus windows for UMass Lowell Facilities dept. 10% 85 85
22.342 F '05 3 Convective Processes Gene Niemi Friction loss in pipes, water supply system design for village in Peru (actually installed in January '06) 20% 49 49
22.342 F '06 3 Convective Processes Gene Niemi Piping design of water supply system for Yanacaca village, Peru 20% 45 45
22.342 F '07 3 Convective Processes Gene Niemi Design of Small Hydropower System for Village of Paty, Peru (20% of grade) 20% 45 45
22.342 F '08 3 Convective Processes Gene Niemi Drip irrigation system for farmers in rural Peru for the Village Empowerment Peru project 20% 47 47
22.342 F '09 3 Convective Processes Gene Niemi Drip irrigation system for farmers in rural Peru for the Village Empowerment Peru project 20% 53 53
22.342 F '10 3 Convective Processes Hongwei Sun Boundary layer analysis of heat flow over fins of coffee driers for MDI 20% 68 68
22.361 F '05 3 Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers John McKelliget Statistical analysis of prior years' student questionnaire data for UML SLICE program 53 53
22.361 F '06 3 Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers John McKelliget Statistical analysis of Company survey for SLICE 61 61
22.361 F '07 3 Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers John McKelliget Impact analysis of Village Empowerment Peru project installations on Casma and Huarmey 5% 65 65
22.381 F '06 3 Fluids Majid Charmchi Canal locks wicket gate - hydrostatic analysis for NPS 11 12
22.381 F '07 3 Fluids Majid Charmchi Design irrigation system to supply water to 100 avocado trees in the rural community of Laguna, Huarmey, Peru. 12 50
22.381 S '10 3 Fluid Mechanics David Willis videos for schools and TIHC on fluids concepts 20% 30 30
22.381 S '11 3 Fluid Mechanics David Willis Developing accessible educational materials for the Lowell Telecommunications Corporation (LTC) Public Access Station. These short clips illustrate how to build fluids based toys and projects and will be used as gap-fill material on the public access station. 20% 45 45
22.400 S'11 1 Mechanical Engineering Project III Robert Parkin Design of a parabolic concentrator for possible adoption in Solar Decathlon and private homes beyond 100% 2 2
22.403 F '05 3 Mechanical Engineering Lab II Pete Avitabile Develop method to test local playground surface hardness for safety 25% 12 43
22.403 F '06 3 Mechanical Engineering Lab II Majid Charmchi Playground materials analysis for safety 10 27
22.423 S '05 3 Capstone Design John Duffy Assistive technology motorized tricycle; low-cost leg prosthesis for villages; solar water system for Peruvian villages; hydro educational exhibit for Tsongas Industrial History Center; FIRST robot competition advisors for high schoolers 100% 9 46
22.423 S '06 3 Capstone Design John Duffy, Sammy Shina 4 groups: Village Empowerment Peru project; 1 group: FIRST robot program w/ high schoolers 100% 15 46
22.423 F '06 3 Capstone Design Sammy Shina Design, build, test, re-design wicket gates for remote lock for the Lowell National Historical Park (LNHP). 100% 2 3
22.423 S '07 3 Capstone Design John Duffy; Sammy Shina 2 groups for Village Empowerment Peru project: Hand-powered swing (3) and Composting solar toilet (2); NPS Hydro Lock Automation for Canal Gate-Large gate hydraulic lock opener (4) 100% 9 44
22.423 S '08 3 Capstone Design John Duffy modular BR unit for Arizona Indian Reservation 100% 4 40
22.423 S '09 3 Capstone Design John Duffy; Sammy Shina Motorcycle ambulance for Peru (4), farm water pumping for Peru (2), AZ water pumping (3), Zero Energy Lowell (4), Tohono O'odham house (5), AZ wind pump (3) , Peru wind pump (2), HVAC improvements for Coburn Hall at UML (2); WLB page-turner for GDRMS (3); 100% 28 43
22.423 S '10 3 Capstone Design John Duffy, Steve Johnston Design/install reverse osmosis and solar still water purification systems in remote clinic in Peru; design/build tower for windmill water pumping system and bicycle water pump remote farm in Peru; design solar concentrator oven system for TO reservation; Gorilla Buttons for Zoo New England (3); 100% 11 51
22.423 S '11 3 Capstone Design John Duffy (9), Byungi Kim (3), Steve Johnston (3) Design of solar adobe house for Peru, test adobe mixes for strength; test and upgrade motorcycle ambulance for remote clinics; design low-cost prosthesis, arrange manufacture of prosthesis for a young mother in Peru; design a thermosyphon, coverless solar hot water system for Peru. Embedded iPod controls for a crutch handle. 100% 15 55
22.425 F '05 3 Design of Machine Elements Chris Niezrecki Lowell canal surface cleaning mechanism; Peruvian village water tank supports; Tsongas display part improvement; etc. 25% 9 44
22.425 F '06 3 Design of Machine Elements Chris Niezrecki Water tower designs; motorcycle ambulance connection for Peru; wicket gate mechanism for the NPS; gym mat roller for UML Athletics Dept. 15% 19 48
22.425 F '07 3 Design of Machine Elements Chris Niezrecki World's Largest Book Page Turner for GDRMS; 4 44
22.425 F '08 3 Design of Machine Elements Chris Niezrecki 1. World?s Largest Book Page Turner; 2.Airlift Technologies 10? Windmill; 3. Analysis of a Playground Swing Designed for Children with Disabilities; 4. Motorcycle Ambulance Design Analysis Project 25% 14 42
22.425 F '09 3 Design of Machine Elements Chris Niezrecki Stress analysis of an (Asstv Tech) playground swing-3; Fatigue analysis of a water tower (VE-Peru)-4; Axel block analysis for motorcycle ambulance(VE-Peru)-4 25% 11 57
22.425 F '10 3 Design of Machine Elements Chris Niezrecki Static & Fatigue Failure Analyses: prosthetic limb for Village Empowerment (4); water tower for Village Empowerment (4); specialized bedrails for Hogan Regional Center (two groups 3 + 4) 25% 15 56
22.441 S '06 3 Analysis of Thermo-Fluid Processes Majid Charmchi Air-to-air heat exchanger for CMAA by Jesus Solis (2-3 groups) 3 44
22.441 S '07 3 Analysis of Thermo-Fluid Processes Majid Charmchi Analyze heat exchanger possibilities for the JFK Civic Center, City of Lowell, Division of Planning and Development 7 48
22.441 S '08 3 Analysis of Thermo-Fluid Processes Hongwei Sun Air-to-air heat exchanger design for the Pollard Library, City of Lowell 10% 42 42
22.441 S '09 3 Analysis of Thermo-Fluid Processes Majid Charmchi Heat exchanger design for the City of Lowell; vaccine refrigerator design for Village Empowerment Peru partnership 48 48
22.473 F '05 3 Design Theory Sammy Shina Design of Experiments for plastic windshield scraper molding, Plastics Department outreach 4 47
22.504 F '04 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy Lowell Regional Housing Authority elderly housing analysis for energy savings; solar lantern and LED headlamp designs for Peruvian village microenterprise 100% 5 8
22.504 F '05 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy Feasibility study of PV and green building improvement for Greater Lowell Technical High School 100% 4 4
22.504 F '06 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy Green building upgrades for North American Indian Coalition of Boston 100% 3 3
22.504 S '07 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy Solar water pumping system design and installation for Laguna, Peru 100% 2 2
22.504 F '07 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy Habitat for Humanity Green Building analysis (100% of course grade) 2 2
22.504 F '09 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy Passive solar adobe house for high Andes; solar adobe kitchen and cooker for TO reservation, AZ 100% 4 4
22.504 F 08 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy PV water pumping system for Tohono O'odham reservation, AZ 100% 2 3
22.504 S '10 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy HVAC solar PV for Decathlon House for public information 100% 1 1
22.504 S '11 3 Energy Engineering Workshop John Duffy Design of various systems for an educational trailer for the Tohono O'odham nation in AZ to demonstrate solar technologies: PV system, water pumping, drip irrigation, crop dryer, solar cooker, parabolic concentrator and stirling engine; testing of adobe and design of adobe passively cooled house. For the Solar Decathlon house: thermal modeling of the house and testing of software; design of PV water pumping for watering of plants outside the house. 100% 9 9
22.521 F '04 3 Solar Fundamentals John Duffy Analysis of monitored weather data for design of solar systems for villages in Peru 20% 8 14
22.521 F '05 3 Solar Fundamentals John Duffy Analysis of monitored weather data for design of solar systems for villages in Peru; solar collector optimized layout for Lowell Tech. feasibility study 20% 8 8
22.521 F '06 3 Solar Fundamentals John Duffy Estimate solar irradiation and optimal tilt for a solar collector for Yanacaca in Peru; design a solar hot water batch collector for a village biogas system; design for Yanacaca a solar herb crop dryer. 20% 10 10
22.521 F '07 3 Solar Fundamentals John Duffy Solar hot water system design and solar hot water collector design for Tohono O'odham; 20% 11 11
22.521 F '09 3 Solar Fundamentals John Duffy Solar air heating system for a compost toilet for TO reservation AZ; solar hot water system for Quian clinic, Peru; PV layout design for campus building; solar still for water purification, Peru; PV campus bus stop light system for public education 20% 13 13
22.521 F '10 3 Solar Fundamentals John Duffy For remote villages in Peru: measured solar data analysis for accuracy and to determine optimal orientations of collectors; solar thermosiphon solar hot water system design; solar ammonia cooling system; solar stills; solar crop dryers; solar experiments for grade 6-12 students; low-cost sun tube lighting; solar space heating system expansion of solar house at Lowell Technical High School; active solar thermal system design for restaurant in Lowell for city; PV system design for UML building using GIS satellite images; . 20% 32 32
22.521 F 08 3 Solar Fundamentals John Duffy Optimal solar orientations for planned campus buildings; passive solar design for adobe house in Andes; solar hot water system improvements for TO reservation; solar hot water design for Bhutan; solar potential for houses in Lowell for Zero Energy contest; solar bus stop for campus 20% 25 25
22.527 S '05 3 Solar Systems Engineering John Duffy Design, installation, testing of solar systems for remote Peruvian villages 20% 10 10
22.527 S '06 3 Solar Systems Engineering John Duffy Green building & solar designs for UTEC 20% 14 14
22.527 S '07 3 Solar Systems Engineering John Duffy Carbon displacement credit assessment of PV systems in Peruvian villages with Staples; solar water pumping system data acquisition design and installation for Huayash, Peru 20% 8 8
22.527 S '08 3 Solar Systems Engineering John Duffy PV battery charging station for Paty, Peru; PV water pumping system for the Tohono O'odham reservation; PV lighting system for UML; PV lighting system for Lowell National Historical Park; Teaching modules schools in Peru; PV design for large composter at UML. 20% 15 15
22.527 S '09 3 Solar Systems Engineering John Duffy PV battery charging station for Pilco, Peru; PV house system for TO reservation, AZ;PV public display for museum, MA; solar hot water improvements TO reservation, AZ; passive solar house refinements for Andes; G. ?Zero Energy? house complete PV design; solar experiments for schools in rural Peru; 20% 21 21
22.527 S '10 3 Solar Systems Engineering John Duffy PV for reverse osmosis water purification system for Raypa clinic, Peru; standalone PV system for laptops in remote schools in Peru; PV system for air sparging for fish farm in Malvas, Peru; analysis of new solar/weather data in two villages in Peru; design/build solar experiments for middle schools in Peru; PV testing procedure for PV module donations at TO reservation AZ 20% 19 19
22.527 S '11 3 Solar Systems Engineering John Duffy Daylighting design of Solar Decathlon house; daylighting design of solar adobe house for Peru; lab PV standalone test stand design and construction for remote locations; PV deep well design for water pumping for livestock at TO nation; PV design for One-Laptop-per-Child computers in remote schools in Peru; solar adobe house design with water thermal storage; solar systems experiments for grade 6-12 students in remote villages; PV system design for restaurant in Lowell for the city; PV output curve testing system design; daylighting for Lowell Technical High School solar house/classroom. 20% 31 31
22.581 S '10 3 Advanced Fluid Mechanics David Willis Videos for schools and TIHC on fluids concepts (higher standards than Undergrads) 20% 18 18
22.581 S'11 3 Advanced Fluid Mechanics David Willis Developing accessible educational materials for LTC Public Access Station. These short clips illustrate how to build fluids based toys and projects and will be used as gap-fill material on the public access station. (Higher expectations than undergrads.) 20% 21 21
24.532 S '06 3 Selected Topics in Energy John Duffy Green building S-L modules 100% 1 1
24.532 F'10 3 Selected Topics: Energy Science John Duffy Solar drip irrigation design, implementation of pilot projects, long-term testing; CFD models of passive solar adobe housing in Peru. 100% 2 2
24.532 S'10 3 Advanced Topics: Energy Science John Duffy Refinement of solar adobe house for mothers, high Andes 100% 1 1


Plastics Engineering

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
26.211 F '05 3 Mechanics (Statics) Amad Tayebi Extra credit: tower design for water tank for Peruvian village school (actually built in January '06) Extra Credit 3 60
26.215 F '04 1 Plastics Process Lab I Carol Barry Testing of enclosure materials for solar lantern for Peru 20% 24 24
26.215 F '05 1 Plastics Process Lab I Carol Barry Plastics Museum, Leominster, MA: middle school-level displays illustrating oil-to-polymer process or alternative. 20% 23 23
26.215 F '06 1 Plastics Process Lab I Carol Barry Plasticizer leaching from PVC testing for Peru 20% 21 21
26.215 F '07 1 Plastics Process Lab I Carol Barry education modules on polymer materials for the ATHM 20% 24 24
26.215 F '09 1 Plastics Process Lab I Carol Barry plastics testing for Employ+Ability 15% 33 33
26.215 F '10 1 Plastics Process Lab I Carol Barry Plastic bottles, nipples & pacifiers testing for Acre Family Child Care 20% 32 32
26.216 S '06 1 Plastics Process Lab II Carol Barry Design of the synthetic drain layer for a green roof for Merrimack River Watershed Council (MRWC) 20% 23 23
26.218 S '05 2 Intro to Design Steve Orroth, Nick Schott Design/manufacturing of housing for assistive tech. voice project 50 50
26.218 S '06 2 Intro to Design Steve Orroth, Nick Schott Design and manufacture of rechargeable headlamp casings for Peru 23 23
26.218 S '07 2 Intro. to Design Steve Orroth, Nick Schott Design and manufacture of animal guards for high voltage transformers for National Grid customers 22 22
26.218 S '08 2 Intro. to Design Steve Orroth, Nick Schott Water filter designs for PET bottles for VE Peru Project 26 26
26.218 S '11 2 Introduction to Design David Kazmer Design and prototyping of Ability Switch housings for Assistive Tech agencies including Bridgewell 20% 33 33
26.348 S '06 3 Heat Transfer "Jim" Jan Chan Huang Fresh water condensation - solar through plastic 16% 26 26
26.348 S '07 3 Heat Transfer "Jim" Jan Chan Huang Plastic insulation analysis for Mental Health Assoc of Greater Lowell (MHA) 21 21
26.348 S '09 3 Heat Transfer "Jim" Jan Chan Huang Improvement of heat exchanger for coffee beans dryer for MDI 16% 20 20
26.348 S '10 3 Heat Transfer "Jim" Jan Chan Huang Heat exchanger redesign for MDI 16% 29 29
26.348 S '11 3 Heat Transfer "Jim" Jan Chan Huang Analysis and recommendations for the evalution tool for the Green Restaurant Program for the Green Building Commission (GBC) Lowell, MA 14% 32 32
26.373 S '08 3 Plastics Mold Engineering I David Kazmer, Steve Johnston Googleplex connectors mold for the Tsongas Industrial History Center 21 21
26.373 S '10 3 Plastics Mold Engineering I Steve Johnston design and molding of items for Plastics Dept. outreach 40% 12 34
26.415 F '07 3 Capstone Design I Nick Schott New manufacturing line of hard plastic ice packs for Employ+Ability 3 20
26.415 F '08 1 Capstone Design I Steve Johnston; Nick Schott Zoo New England behavioral enrichment implementation project (2 grps); Plastic screen design for MDI ( 1 group) 100% 5 19
26.416 S '08 3 Capstone Design II Nick Schott Manufacturing line cold pack design for Employ+Ability (100% of course grade) 2 19
26.416 S '09 3 Capstone Design II Nick Schott; Steve Johnston Replacement Screens for Drying of Coffee Beans - MDI(1); Biodegradable Hermetic Coffee Bean Storage Bags - MDI(4); gorilla button - Franklin Park Zoo (2) 100% 7 17
26.418 S '05 3 Plastics Design "Francis" Fang Lai Casket liner refinement; design of solar lantern enclosures 12 12
26.418 S '06 3 Plastics Design "Francis" Fang Lai Lanterns for Peru; Waterwheels for Tsongas Industrial History Museum; Chat PC holder 8 17
26.518 F '04 3 Plastics Product Design Carol Barry, Bob Malloy National Cemetery Assoc. -?plastic grave vaults? 35% 13 13
26.518 S '08 3 Plastics Product Design Nick Schott Solar panel shipping corners for VE Peru Project 20% 28 36


Non-Engineering Courses

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
31.251 F '05 4 Chemistry of Health and Environment I John Warner Developed 5 modules for 8th grade science curriculum, collaborating with an 8th grade science teacher at the Jackson Street Charter School. 15 15
31.252 S '06 4 Chemistry of Health and Environment II John Warner Developed 5 modules for 8th grade science curriculum, collaborating with an 8th grade science teacher at the Jackson Street Charter School 17 17
31.523 S '06 3 Sustainable Materials Design Amy Cannon Developed and staffed Earth Day exhibits for the Revolving Museum entitled ?Green Chemistry: The Next Industrial Evolution?. 12 12
31.571 S '06 2 Green Chemistry Seminar & Colloquium John Warner Assemble and test solar cells for GEAR-UP middle schools 8 8
31.572 S '06 2 Green Chemistry Colloquium John Warner Students went twice a month to K-12 schools to teach about Green Chemistry 12 12
42.406 S '05 3 Writing in the Community Diana Archibald Writing narratives of experiences of former Peru students for SLICE research 5% 14 14
45.334 F '05 3 Engineering Ethics (required for engineers) Gene Mellican Examine opportunities for application of nanotechnology for Peruvian villages 20% 80 80
45.334 S '06 3 Engineering Ethics (required for engineers) Gene Mellican Research nanotechnology applications for Peruvian villages: pros and cons 25% 45 45
45.334 F '04, S '05 3 Engineering Ethics (required for engineers) Gene Mellican Students examine whether introducing TV to remote villages in Peru is ethical 15%, 25% 180 180
59.356 S'10 3 Village Empowerment: Overcoming Global Poverty John Duffy and nine other instructors Trout farm in Andes, microenterprise, solar air sparging for the Village Empowernent Peru partnership 30% 4 4
59.356 S'11 3 Village Empowerment: Overcoming Global Poverty John Duffy + others Development plans for micro businesses in remote areas: solar adobe houses, motorcycle ambulances; photocatalyst water purification bottles; solar cookers. 20% 11 11


Biology

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L Project % # S-L
Students
# Total
Students
81.111 F 11 4 Principles of Biology Naomi Wernick Build simple and easily replicated models of molecules to show DNA. Students explain DNA structure for distribution in rural schools in Peru. 10% 240 240
81.416 Sp 11 4 Climate Change: Science, Communication, and Solutions Juliette Rooney-Varga, Craig Slaten Students developed short video clips for the public, regarding actions people can take to mitigate climate change. With the support of SLICES personnel, students held a public video presentation in downtown Lowell. In addition, SLICES personnel helped arrange for a few of Professor Vargas' students to work with members of the YWCA 'Green Team' in pulling together a youth focused activity. 15% 25
81.416 Sp 12 4 Climate Change: Science, Communication, and Solutions Juliette Rooney-Varga Students created Public Service Announcements on climate change to initiate discussion in schools and public forums. Public invited to initial screening; later the PSA's will be available online for others to use. 15% all
81.437 Sp 12 4 Biology and Evolution of Arthropoda Jessica Garb and Rick Hochberg Student present live spider demos and instruction to high school students; another set of students offer PD to staff at the Tsongas Industrial History Center, for integration into their program. all


Chemistry

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L Project % # S-L
Students
# Total
Students
84.261 Sp 11 1 Information Retrieval Marina Ruths Students were challenged to help meet a need that was identified in the most recent UML Village Empowerment trip. Staff at local clinics in rural Peru identified the need for simple, fast, low cost clinical tests.


Computer Science

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project %

# S-L

Students

# Total
Students
91.351 F 10 3 Special Topics: Real World Software Development Fred Martin Students developed software for a local non-profit, The Community Software Lab, an on-line resource and database of non-profit agencies. 100% all
91.412 F 11 3 Software Engineering II Fred Martin Create open based software for public domain 100% 11 11
91.411 Sp 11 3 Software Engineering I Roger Marshall Students developed assistive software to meet individual, specific needs of physically and mentally challenged children in programs at the Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton, MA. 100% 9 9


Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Studies

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L Project % # S-L
Students
# Total
Students
85.141 F 10 3 Weather and Climate Lori Weeden Students collaborated with the Merrimack River Watershed Council for water testing. all
87.504 F 10 3 Geographic Information Systems Alexander Brown Using GPS software, students assessed the appropriateness of exterior building placements for solar panels, in collaboration with the Department of Facilities. all
89.315 F 11 4 Environmental Geochemistry Lori Weeden Testing of water quality of River Meadow Brook. Produce report for the Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust. 20% 20 23


Math

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L Project % # S-L
Students
# Total
Students
92.236 F 10 Engineering Differential Equations Stephen Pennell As part of the Engineering Differential Equations class, students are given a project that incorporate skills they learn throughout the semester. 18%
92.236 F 11 3 Engineering Differential Equations Stephen Pennell As part of the Engineering Differential Equations class, students are given a project that incorporate skills they learn throughout the semester. 18% 45 45
92.236 Sp 12 3 Engineering Differential Equations Stephen Pennell Calculations for solar greenhouse in Peru 18% 49 49


Physics

Course # Sem Credits Course Name Professor(s) Project Description S-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
95.121 F 11 4 Exploring the Universe Arthur Mittler Create series of star observations for middle school students in rural locations in Peru. 17% 30 600
95.112 Sp 11 3 Exploring the Universe Arthur Mittler Professor Mittler collaborated with SLICES RAs in transforming an existing lab for the course into a service-learning project. 17%
95.121 Sp 12 3 Exploring the Universe Richard Stimets, Silas Laycock, Timothy Cook Students created series of star observations for students in rural Peru. 17% 350