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Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L Project %# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
25.107F '042Intro. to Engineering IDave KazmerTsongas Center exhibits for K-12 illustrating principles of engineering with Rube Goldberg devices270270
25.107F '052Intro. to Engineering IDave KazmerDesign, 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).294294
25.107F '062Intro. to Engineering IDave KazmerTsongas Industrial History Center exhibits for K-12 illustrating "energy around us" principles of engineering;354354
25.107F '072Intro. to Engineering IDave KazmerDesign and building zoo toys to reduce boredom in lion and tigers at the Franklin Park Zoo for Zoo New England.20%380380
25.107F '082Intro. to Engineering IStephen JohnstonExhibits to illustrate Energy Transfers for middle school visitors at the Tsongas Industrial History Center20%426426
25.107S '092Intro. to Engineering IDavid WillisSolar energy lab modules for Girls, Inc. and hydroturbines for the TIHC30%2525
25.107F '092Intro. to Engineering IStephen Johnston, Dave WillisShoebox science kits with engineering applications for regional and international classrooms7.5%391391
25.107F '102Intro. to Engineering IStephen Johnston, Dave WillisEngineering kits for classrooms - including 8 Lowell Public Middle Schools (contact Claire Abrams)10%487487
25.108S '052Intro. to Engineering II-ChemCarl LawtonVinegar maker for disinfectants for remote clinics1919
25.108S '052Intro. to Engineering II-CEEJackie ZhangStudents 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%3737
25.108S '052Intro. to Engineering II-EEJay Weitzen, Alan Rux, Senait HaileselassieCircuits for assistive technology speech recognition voice boxes with Plastic Dept.14%7373
25.108S '052Intro. to Engineering II-MESammy ShinaPilot: teaching modules for middle school children on principles of renewable energy855
25.108S '052Intro. to Engineering II-PlasticsNick Schott, Carol BarryPlastic box for assistive technology speech recognition voice boxes3131
25.108S '062Intro. to Engineering II-ChemMultiple - John White, coord.COE Recycling component w/ Krishna Vedula3434
25.108S '062Intro. to Engineering II-CEEJackie ZhangParking lot re-design: Lowell Community Health Center (LCHC)30%2424
25.108S '062Intro. to Engineering II-EEJay Weitzen, Alan Rux, Senait HaileselassieBig-button switch construction and distribution.10%9494
25.108S '062Intro. to Engineering II-MESammy ShinaTemp. meas. in solar ovens; Robert William & Jesus Solis for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS)1369
25.108S '062Intro. to Engineering II-PlasticsCarol BarryAssessed Nano modules for middle school outreach program for CHN16.7%2026
25.108S '072Intro. to Engineering II-CEEJackie ZhangParking lot re-design: UML Smith & Eames30%3535
25.108S '072Intro. to Engineering II-MESammy ShinaRenewable energy application for Greater Lowell Technical HS (GLTHS)976
25.108S '072Intro. to Engineering II-PlasticsCarol Barry, Nick SchottTeaching modules for CHN Outreach program in Lowell schools16.7%2828
25.108S '082Intro. to Engineering II-CEEJackie ZhangPinanski Parking Lot re-design: - UML Facilities Dept.30%3636
25.108S '082Intro. to Engineering II-EEJay Weitzen, Alan Rux, Senait HaileselassieModified 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%130130
25.108S '082Intro. to Engineering II-MEJohn McKelligetRenewable energy application for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS) and Lowell High School (LHS)30%2294
25.108S '082Intro. to Engineering II-PlasticsCarol BarryNano outreach project for schools14.3%3434
25.108S '092Intro. to Engineering II-CEEJackie ZhangParking lot re-design: for UML - Southwick lot30%4545
25.108S '092Intro. to Engineering II-MESammy ShinaRenewable energy application for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS)25%2391
25.108S '092Intro. to Engineering II-PlasticsNick SchottMDI screen materials analysis8.3%3838
25.108S '102Intro. to Engineering II-MESammy ShinaRenewable energy application for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS)20%12107
25.108S '102Intro. to Engineering II-PlasticsCarol BarryPublic display poster about Nano technology for Plastics outreach15%3636
25.108S '112Intro. to Engineering II-MESammy ShinaLab experiments in solar energy for Grtr Lowell Tech HS (GLTHS)29%19160
25.108S '112Intro. to Engineering II-PlasticsCarol Barrysafety analysis of plastic sippy cups for Acre Family Child Care20%2727
25.200S '061Community-Based Engineering Design Project IJohn DuffyCanal trash-cleaning devices100%11
25.200S '061Community-Based Engineering Design Project IJohn DuffyDesign Playground Rides for Children with Disabilities in Villages in Peru100%22
25.200F '071Community-based Engineering Design Project IByungki KimImproving a special chair for a disabled child for the Hogan Regional Center100%22
25.200F '091Community-based Engineering Design Project IByungki KimDesign of a specialized wheelchair for individual with disabilities100%22
25.200S '101Community-Based Engineering Design Project IJohn DuffySolar buildings for Tohono O'odham reservation100%11
25.200F '101Community-Based Engineering Design Project IJohn DuffyAdobe forming device design, construction, test.100%11
25.300F '061Community-based Engineering Design Project IIJohn DuffyLowell canals trash remover100%11
25.300S '071Community-based Engineering Design Project IIBob ParkinW/C transfer board100%11
25.300S '101Community-based Engineering Design Project IIByungki KimDesign of a specialized wheelchair for individual with disabilities (continued)100%22
25.400S '071Community-based Engineering Design Project IIIJohn DuffyLowell canals trash remover100%11
25.400F '101Community-based Engineering Design Project IIIByungki Kimdesign of a convertible W/C100%22
25.401S '063John DuffySand filtration water purification; improvements to water supply systems100%22
25.401S '073John DuffyWiFi system design for Huarmey Valley village in the dept. of Ancash, Peru100%11
25.401S '073Jim SherwoodPage turner prototype for World's Largest Book for Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School100%44
25.401F '083Sam PaikowskyBridge foundation design for Yanacaca, Peru100%22
25.401S '113John DuffyResearch and recommended procedures for low-cost medical screening tests for remote health clinics
100%11
25.401 (16.499)S '063John DuffyTransfer of emails and files via transceiver radio modems and PCs in Peruvian clinics and WiFi prototype.100%33
25.401F '073John DuffyBiodigester as Civil & Env. engineering project for Peru100%22

Chemical Engineering

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
10.303F '083Fluid MechanicsKenneth LeeExhibits for area High Schools illustrating principals in Fluid Mechanics10%2020
10.304S '063Heat TransferAl DonatelliWinter heat loss/alterations analysis for Merrimack Valley Food Bank (MVFB)15%1818
10.304S '073Heat TransferAl DonatelliWinter heat loss/alterations analysis for Mental Health Assoc of Greater Lowell (MHA)15%1818
10.304S '083Heat TransferAl DonatelliHeat loss study for United Teen Equality Center (UTEC)20%2020
10.304S '093Heat TransferAl DonatelliHeat loss study for the community spaces of Christ Church United - Lowell, MA15%1919
10.304S '103Heat TransferAl DonatelliTrombe wall design for Solar Decathlon10%2121
10.308S '063Intro to Materials Science and EngineeringKrishna VedulaCOE Recycling project2727
10.310S '113Separation Processes with Mass TransferZhiyong GuAnalysis and recommendations for separation processes of essential oils for the Mesoamerican Development Institute (MDI)%4242
10.403F '083Chemical Reaction EngineeringZhiyong GuAnalysis and recommendations for coffee parchment gasifier in Costa Rica for the Mesoamerican Development Institute (MDI)%1414
10.403F '093Chemical Reaction EngineeringZhiyong GuAnalysis and recommendations for coffee parchment gasifier in Costa Rica for the Mesoamerican Development Institute (MDI) based on research from 2008 class.%2525
10.409F '083Engineering EconomicsGil BrownEconomic analysis and recommendations for expansion of the RecCycles program for UML.%2424
10.409F '093Engineering EconomicsGil BrownTsongas Arena ice rink analysis%1717
10.409F '103Engineering EconomicsGil BrownInitial analysis and reommendations of various energy technologies for the Lawrence History Center (LHC)%2323
10.508S '063Materials Science and EngineeringKrishna VedulaCOE Recycling project44

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
14.204S '053Strength of MaterialsDon LeitchStructural analysis of the CMAA Mill Building3333
14.286F '043Probability & Statistics for EngineersJohn TingCrime analysis for Police, youth organizations4545
14.286F '053Probability & Statistics for EngineersOz GunesCrime analysis for Police, youth organizations - voluntary to improve grade during Winter breakVoluntary637
14.286F '063Probability & Statistics for EngineersOz GunesStatistical analysis of water samples from Town of Dunstable wells2135
14.286F '073Probability & Statistics for EngineersOz GunesStatistical Analysis of Chloride Levels in Wells in DunstableWorst Exam1539
14.301F '083Fluid MechanicsKenneth LeeExhibits for area High Schools illustrating principals in Fluid Mechanics10%3838
14.301F '103Fluid MechanicsKenneth LeeGroups 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%5353
14.310F '063Engineering MaterialsKrishna VedulaAnalysis of possible materials for Lawrence alleyways with Lawrence Community Works (LCW) and Groundwork Lawrence (GL)1031
14.310F '083Engineering MaterialsSanjeev ManoharBackground research on geotextiles for new exhibit at the American Textile History Museum (ATHM)10%4040
14.330S '053Soil MechanicsPradeep KurupSoil analysis for Lawrence Community Works, villages in India10%4747
14.330S '063Soil MechanicsPradeep KurupSoil analysis for Merrimack River Watershed Council15%4141
14.332S '061Environmental Eng. LabCliff BruellTown of Dunstable road salt/chem analysis3636
14.332S '071Environmental Eng. LabCliff BruellTown of Dunstable road salt/chem analysis2727
14.332S '083Environmental Eng. LabCliff BruellSalt analysis for the Town of Dunstable Board of Health12.50%3737
14.341F '051Transportation EngineeringNate GartnerOptimizing the traffic signals of selected intersections/arterials in the City of Lowell.4343
14.350F '073Structural Analysis ISusan Farajifootbridge analysis for the Architectural Heritage Foundation (AHF)5% Extra3336
14.350 F '083Structural Analysis ISusan FarajiAnalysis of Long-Span Trusses to Support a Green Roof for a New 4-Story Steel Building for the College of Management at UMass Lowell15%3939
14.352S '083Reinforced ConcreteSusan FarajiPedestrian bridge column and footing design for UML/City of Lowell10%3333
14.352S '093Reinforced ConcreteSusan FarajiA proposed 4-Story Concrete Building with a Green Roof for the College of Management at UMass Lowell15%3232
14.431F '073Foundation and Soil EngineeringSam PaikowskyAnalysis of alternative methods for bridge in Yanacaca, Peru20%3030
14.452F '073Steel DesignSusan Farajifootbridge design for AHF based on analyses from 14.350 class5% Extra1734
14.452F '083Steel DesignSusan FarajiDesign of Long-Span Roof Trusses to Support a Green Roof for a New 4-Story Steel Building for the COM at UML15%3232
14.460F '043Water Resources EngineeringJackie ZhangOpen channel design for irrigation in Peruvian village5%1717
14.460F '063Water Resources EngineeringJackie ZhangFollow up on spring soils project: Using hydrology to gain insight on chloride levels in the Town of Dunstable wells5%3838
14.460F '073Water Resources EngineeringJackie ZhangUsing Hydrology to Gain Insight on Chloride Levels in Wells In DunstableHW Assign2727
14.470S '113Engineering EconomicsGil BrownAnalysis and reommendations of cost effective HVAC technologies for the Lawrence History Center (LHC)5%3636
14.480S '093Special Topics in Civil EngineeringSam PaikowskyDesign finalization & installation Yanacaca bridge in Peru100%22
14.480F '093Special Topics in Civil EngineeringDonald Leitchspecial projects with the City of Lowell Engineer100%23
14.485S '053Capstone DesignOguz GunesRenovation design for the CMAA Building in Lowell.100%1111
14.485S '083Capstone DesignOguz GunesTrolley system design for UML, NPS, City of Lowell100%2828
14.551S '093Advanced Steel DesignSusan FarajiProject 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%2020
14.555S '083Advanced Structural DesignSusan FarajiAdvanced design and analysis of two-way slab building construction including columns and beams for proposed North Campus student union/ trolley terminal for UML Administration20%1818
14.555F '083Advanced Structural DesignSusan FarajiDesigned of a proposed 4-story concrete building with a green roof for the College of Management at UMass Lowell.30%1010
14.559S '053Structural EngineeringOguz GunesStructural analysis of the CMAA Mill Building as part of a feasibility study99
14.570F '053Wastewater Treatm. & Storm Water Management SystemsBill MoellerWastewater technology evaluation for application in developing countries1010
14.579S '103Green and Sustainable Civil EngineeringKenneth Lee1. 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%623
14.733S '073MS Project in Civil Eng LabSusan FarajiInitial analysis of historical footbridge design for the Architectural Heritage Foundation site at 165 Jackson St. Lowell, MA11
14.733F '073Directed Study graduate Structures projectSusan FarajiAnalysis of building supports for fitness equipment area for UTEC100%12
18.510S '063Water Resource System AssessmentBill MoellerWater resource assessment for El Hormiguero, Nicaragua (MDI)99
18.510S '073Water Resource System AssessmentBill MoellerWater resource analysis for the National College of Forestry in Honduras for the Mesoamerican Development Institute (MDI)33
18.510F '083Water Resource System AssessmentBill MoellerWater resource assessment for Farmer to Farmer Training Center Sites in Honduras for La Semesterilla del Progreso and Ecumenical Project for Int'l Cooperation (EPIC) "35%66
18.510S '113Water Resource System AssessmentWilliam MoellerPresentation 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%33
18.584S '073Sustainable Infrastructure PracticumBill MoellerCoffee waste composting for organic farmers in Honduras with MDI100%11

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
16.100F '071Intro to Electrical and Computer EngineeringXingwei WangManufacturing button switch testers for Assistive Tech agencies35%127127
16.100F '081Intro to Electrical and Computer EngineeringXingwei WangModification of Giggle Balls to accommodate big button switches for use by disabled adults and children - for various Assistive Tech. institutions30%136136
16.100F '091Intro to Electrical and Computer EngineeringXingwei WangModification of Giggle Balls to accommodate big button switches for use by disabled adults and children - for various Assistive Tech. institutions35%132132
16.100F '101Intro to Electrical and Computer EngineeringXingwei WangAssistive Technology soldering project to create room check timers for Holy Family Hospital, Methuen, MA30%148148
16.208S '072Basic EE Lab IIAlan RuxLED Luminosity-Cost Optimization for headlamp design for Peru3036
16.311F '042Electronics Lab IAlan RuxBuild subaudible detector circuits for radio modem systems in the Andes6262
16.312F '04 & S '052Electronics Lab IIAlan RuxBuild proximity sensor for blind;both classes combined8080
16.317F '063Microprocessors Systems Design IYan LuoPIC micro controllers to build monitors for human voice volume for LifeLinks (North Chelmsford)10%3333
16.317S '073Microprocessors Systems Design IYan LuoWorld's Largest Book page-turner control design for Groton-Dunstable Regional Middle School10%4444
16.365S '063Electronics IJoel TherrienElectronic display for waterwheel at Tsongas Industrial History Museum1414
16.365F '063Electronics IJoel TherrienDesigned and built circuits for measuring and displaying the power generation of various water wheels for the Tsongas Industrial History Center5050
16.365F '073Electronics IJoel TherrienDesign remote control for the canal lock gate for the NPS15%4141
16.365S '083Electronics IJoel TherrienCanal gate clicker design for the NPS (carry over from 16.365 F'07)15%2626
16.399F '043Capstone I (Proposal)Donn Clark, Barnes, Senait HaileselassieDevelop 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%8080
16.399S '053Capstone I (Proposal)Donn Clark, Barnes, Senait HaileselassieDevelop 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%8080
16.399F '053Capstone I (Proposal)Donn Clark, Alan Rux, Senait HaileselassieDevelop 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%4343
16.399 S '063Capstone I (Proposal)Donn Clark, Alan Rux, Senait HaileselassieDevelop 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%3737
16.399 F '063Capstone I (Proposal)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait HaileselassieDevelop 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%4444
16.399 S '073Capstone I (Proposal)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait HaileselassieDevelop 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%2020
16.399 F '073Capstone I (Proposal)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait HaileselassieDevelop 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%3535
16.399 S '083Capstone I (Proposal)Donn ClarkDevelop 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%1717
16.399 F '083Capstone I (Proposal)Donn ClarkDevelop 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%3131
16.399 S '093Capstone I (Proposal)Donn ClarkDevelop 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%1717
16.399 F '093Capstone I (Proposal)Donn ClarkDevelop 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%4343
16.399 S '103Capstone I (Proposal)Donn ClarkDevelop 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%3232
16.399F '103Capstone I (Proposal)Donn ClarkDevelop 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%5656
16.399S '113Capstone I (Proposal)Donn ClarkDevelop 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%1717
16.409F '073Directed StudiesYan LuoDesign of a Control System for the World's Largest Book Page Turner for Groton Dunstable Regional Middle School (GDRMS)100%22
16.412S '093Directed StudiesYan LuoMicroprocessor controls for World's Largest Book page-turner for the GDRMS100%13
16.499F '043Capstone II (Project)Donn Clark, W. McGuire, Jay Fu, Alan Rux, Senait HaileselassieStudents 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%8080
16.499 S '053Capstone II (Project)Donn Clark, W. McGuire, Jay Fu, Alan Rux, Senait HaileselassieStudents 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%8080
16.499 F '053Capstone II (Project)Donn Clark, Jay Fu, Alan Rux, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck MaffeoStudents 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%3838
16.499 S '063Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%4141
16.499 F '063Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%4141
16.499 S '073Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%5050
16.499 F '073Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%2626
16.499 S '083Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%2424
16.499 F '083Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%2525
16.499 S '093Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%3939
16.499 F '093Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%2727
16.499 S '103Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%4848
16.499 F '103Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%3232
16.499 S '113Capstone II (Project)Alan Rux, Donn Clark, Senait Haileselassie, Chuck Maffeo, Jay FuStudents 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%6161
16.541S '073Introduction to BiosensorsXingwei WangLowell HS education biosensors modules, presentation and mentoring.88
16.671S '063Advanced Computer ArchitectureYan LuoDeployment and monitoring of real-time sensors for UML project (See Spring 2006, 22.341-Conduction and Radiation).1010

Mechanical Engineering

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L
Project%
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
22.201F '052Design Lab IBob ParkinDesign device to help relative/friend with disability with everyday activities15%5959
22.201F '062Design Lab IBob ParkinDesign device to help relative/friend with disability with everyday activities15%7070
22.201F '102Design Lab IByungki Kim, Bob ParkinDesign 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%114114
22.202S '052Design Lab IIBob ParkinManufacture device to help relative/friend with disability with everyday activities4848
22.202S '062Design Lab IIBob ParkinDesign/manufacture of assistive tech devices - some in Machine shop; some to senior Plastics Design class352
22.202S '072Design Lab IIBob Parkin, Byungki KimDesign/manufacture of assistive tech devices - for the Bill Kelly Assistive Technology center at the Hogan Regional Center, Hathorne, MA10%5360
22.202S '082Design Lab IIByungki Kim, Bob ParkinArm 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%1063
22.213S '053DynamicsJohn DuffyDesign playground rides for kids with disabilities; playground safety analysis; design canal surface cleaning device10%5151
22.213S '063DynamicsFaize JamilAnalyze local playground rides4444
22.213S '073DynamicsFaize JamilAnalyze playgrounds for City of Lawrence, Department of Parks and Recreation (and other playgrounds)2443
22.213S '093DynamicsJennifer GorczycaAnalyze 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%5050
22.213F'103DynamicsJohn DuffyAnalyze 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%2727
22.296S '073Mechanical Behavior of MaterialsEmmanuelle ReynaudMounted posters and annotated bibliographies for the American Textile History Museum (ATHM)1818
22.296F '073Mechanical Behavior of MaterialsEmmanuelle Reynaud5 emerging materials topics for the ATHM (groups of 3, 4 groups per topic)6060
22.296S '103Mechanical Behavior of MaterialsEmmanuelle ReynaudResearch & present emerging topics for the American Textile History Museum (ATHM)15%3333
22.296S '113Mechanical Behavior of MaterialsEmmanuelle ReynaudResearch & present emerging topics for the American Textile History Museum (ATHM)15%4141
22.300S'111Mechanical Engineering Project IIRobert ParkinSolar Decathlon plumbing analysis & design for the National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL)100%11
22.341S '053Conduction and RadiationHongwei SunUML Engineering Building window replacement analysis for energy conservation5454
22.341S '063Conduction and RadiationHongwei SunAir conditioning system analysis for the Engineering Building4545
22.341S '073Conduction and RadiationHongwei SunWinter heat loss/alterations analysis for the JFK Civic Center, City of Lowell, Division of Planning and Development15%4848
22.341S '083Conduction and RadiationHongwei SunHeat loss windows analysis for UML Facilities5050
22.341S '103Conduction and RadiationHongwei SunFin analysis and redesign for MDI10%8181
22.341S '113Conduction and RadiationHongwei SunAnalysis of north campus windows for UMass Lowell Facilities dept.10%8585
22.342F '053Convective ProcessesGene NiemiFriction loss in pipes, water supply system design for village in Peru (actually installed in January '06)20%4949
22.342F '063Convective ProcessesGene NiemiPiping design of water supply system for Yanacaca village, Peru20%4545
22.342F '073Convective ProcessesGene NiemiDesign of Small Hydropower System for Village of Paty, Peru (20% of grade)20%4545
22.342F '083Convective ProcessesGene NiemiDrip irrigation system for farmers in rural Peru for the Village Empowerment Peru project20%4747
22.342F '093Convective ProcessesGene NiemiDrip irrigation system for farmers in rural Peru for the Village Empowerment Peru project20%5353
22.342F '103Convective ProcessesHongwei SunBoundary layer analysis of heat flow over fins of coffee driers for MDI20%6868
22.361F '053Mathematical Methods for Mechanical EngineersJohn McKelligetStatistical analysis of prior years' student questionnaire data for UML SLICE program5353
22.361F '063Mathematical Methods for Mechanical EngineersJohn McKelligetStatistical analysis of Company survey for SLICE6161
22.361F '073Mathematical Methods for Mechanical EngineersJohn McKelligetImpact analysis of Village Empowerment Peru project installations on Casma and Huarmey5%6565
22.381F '063FluidsMajid CharmchiCanal locks wicket gate - hydrostatic analysis for NPS1112
22.381F '073FluidsMajid CharmchiDesign irrigation system to supply water to 100 avocado trees in the rural community of Laguna, Huarmey, Peru.1250
22.381S '103Fluid MechanicsDavid Willisvideos for schools and TIHC on fluids concepts20%3030
22.381S '113Fluid MechanicsDavid WillisDeveloping 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%4545
22.400S'111Mechanical Engineering Project IIIRobert ParkinDesign of a parabolic concentrator for possible adoption in Solar Decathlon and private homes beyond100%22
22.403F '053Mechanical Engineering Lab IIPete AvitabileDevelop method to test local playground surface hardness for safety25%1243
22.403F '063Mechanical Engineering Lab IIMajid CharmchiPlayground materials analysis for safety1027
22.423S '053Capstone DesignJohn DuffyAssistive 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 schoolers100%946
22.423S '063Capstone DesignJohn Duffy, Sammy Shina4 groups: Village Empowerment Peru project; 1 group: FIRST robot program w/ high schoolers100%1546
22.423F '063Capstone DesignSammy ShinaDesign, build, test, re-design wicket gates for remote lock for the Lowell National Historical Park (LNHP).100%23
22.423S '073Capstone DesignJohn Duffy; Sammy Shina2 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%944
22.423S '083Capstone DesignJohn Duffymodular BR unit for Arizona Indian Reservation100%440
22.423S '093Capstone DesignJohn Duffy; Sammy ShinaMotorcycle 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%2843
22.423S '103Capstone DesignJohn Duffy, Steve JohnstonDesign/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%1151
22.423S '113Capstone DesignJohn 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%1555
22.425F '053Design of Machine ElementsChris NiezreckiLowell canal surface cleaning mechanism; Peruvian village water tank supports; Tsongas display part improvement; etc.25%944
22.425F '063Design of Machine ElementsChris NiezreckiWater tower designs; motorcycle ambulance connection for Peru; wicket gate mechanism for the NPS; gym mat roller for UML Athletics Dept.15%1948
22.425F '073Design of Machine ElementsChris NiezreckiWorld's Largest Book Page Turner for GDRMS;444
22.425F '083Design of Machine ElementsChris Niezrecki1. 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 Project25%1442
22.425F '093Design of Machine ElementsChris NiezreckiStress 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)-425%1157
22.425F '103Design of Machine ElementsChris NiezreckiStatic & 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%1556
22.441S '063Analysis of Thermo-Fluid ProcessesMajid CharmchiAir-to-air heat exchanger for CMAA by Jesus Solis (2-3 groups)344
22.441S '073Analysis of Thermo-Fluid ProcessesMajid CharmchiAnalyze heat exchanger possibilities for the JFK Civic Center, City of Lowell, Division of Planning and Development748
22.441S '083Analysis of Thermo-Fluid ProcessesHongwei SunAir-to-air heat exchanger design for the Pollard Library, City of Lowell10%4242
22.441S '093Analysis of Thermo-Fluid ProcessesMajid CharmchiHeat exchanger design for the City of Lowell; vaccine refrigerator design for Village Empowerment Peru partnership4848
22.473F '053Design TheorySammy ShinaDesign of Experiments for plastic windshield scraper molding, Plastics Department outreach447
22.504F '043Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffyLowell Regional Housing Authority elderly housing analysis for energy savings; solar lantern and LED headlamp designs for Peruvian village microenterprise100%58
22.504F '053Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffyFeasibility study of PV and green building improvement for Greater Lowell Technical High School100%44
22.504F '063Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffyGreen building upgrades for North American Indian Coalition of Boston100%33
22.504S '073Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffySolar water pumping system design and installation for Laguna, Peru100%22
22.504F '073Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffyHabitat for Humanity Green Building analysis (100% of course grade)22
22.504F '093Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffyPassive solar adobe house for high Andes; solar adobe kitchen and cooker for TO reservation, AZ100%44
22.504F 083Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffyPV water pumping system for Tohono O'odham reservation, AZ100%23
22.504S '103Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffyHVAC solar PV for Decathlon House for public information100%11
22.504S '113Energy Engineering WorkshopJohn DuffyDesign 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%99
22.521F '043Solar FundamentalsJohn DuffyAnalysis of monitored weather data for design of solar systems for villages in Peru20%814
22.521F '053Solar FundamentalsJohn DuffyAnalysis of monitored weather data for design of solar systems for villages in Peru; solar collector optimized layout for Lowell Tech. feasibility study20%88
22.521F '063Solar FundamentalsJohn DuffyEstimate 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%1010
22.521F '073Solar FundamentalsJohn DuffySolar hot water system design and solar hot water collector design for Tohono O'odham;20%1111
22.521F '093Solar FundamentalsJohn DuffySolar 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 education20%1313
22.521F '103Solar FundamentalsJohn DuffyFor 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%3232
22.521F 083Solar FundamentalsJohn DuffyOptimal 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 campus20%2525
22.527S '053Solar Systems EngineeringJohn DuffyDesign, installation, testing of solar systems for remote Peruvian villages20%1010
22.527S '063Solar Systems EngineeringJohn DuffyGreen building & solar designs for UTEC20%1414
22.527S '073Solar Systems EngineeringJohn DuffyCarbon displacement credit assessment of PV systems in Peruvian villages with Staples; solar water pumping system data acquisition design and installation for Huayash, Peru20%88
22.527S '083Solar Systems EngineeringJohn DuffyPV 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%1515
22.527S '093Solar Systems EngineeringJohn DuffyPV 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%2121
22.527S '103Solar Systems EngineeringJohn DuffyPV 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 AZ20%1919
22.527S '113Solar Systems EngineeringJohn DuffyDaylighting 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%3131
22.581S '103Advanced Fluid MechanicsDavid WillisVideos for schools and TIHC on fluids concepts (higher standards than Undergrads)20%1818
22.581S'113Advanced Fluid MechanicsDavid WillisDeveloping 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%2121
24.532S '063Selected Topics in EnergyJohn DuffyGreen building S-L modules100%11
24.532F'103Selected Topics: Energy ScienceJohn DuffySolar drip irrigation design, implementation of pilot projects, long-term testing; CFD models of passive solar adobe housing in Peru.100%22
24.532S'103Advanced Topics: Energy ScienceJohn DuffyRefinement of solar adobe house for mothers, high Andes100%11

Plastics Engineering

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
26.211F '053Mechanics (Statics)Amad TayebiExtra credit: tower design for water tank for Peruvian village school (actually built in January '06)Extra Credit360
26.215F '041Plastics Process Lab ICarol BarryTesting of enclosure materials for solar lantern for Peru20%2424
26.215F '051Plastics Process Lab ICarol BarryPlastics Museum, Leominster, MA: middle school-level displays illustrating oil-to-polymer process or alternative.20%2323
26.215F '061Plastics Process Lab ICarol BarryPlasticizer leaching from PVC testing for Peru20%2121
26.215F '071Plastics Process Lab ICarol Barryeducation modules on polymer materials for the ATHM20%2424
26.215F '091Plastics Process Lab ICarol Barryplastics testing for Employ+Ability15%3333
26.215F '101Plastics Process Lab ICarol BarryPlastic bottles, nipples & pacifiers testing for Acre Family Child Care20%3232
26.216S '061Plastics Process Lab IICarol BarryDesign of the synthetic drain layer for a green roof for Merrimack River Watershed Council (MRWC)20%2323
26.218S '052Intro to DesignSteve Orroth, Nick SchottDesign/manufacturing of housing for assistive tech. voice project5050
26.218S '062Intro to DesignSteve Orroth, Nick SchottDesign and manufacture of rechargeable headlamp casings for Peru2323
26.218S '072Intro. to DesignSteve Orroth, Nick SchottDesign and manufacture of animal guards for high voltage transformers for National Grid customers2222
26.218S '082Intro. to DesignSteve Orroth, Nick SchottWater filter designs for PET bottles for VE Peru Project2626
26.218S '112Introduction to DesignDavid KazmerDesign and prototyping of Ability Switch housings for Assistive Tech agencies including Bridgewell20%3333
26.348S '063Heat Transfer"Jim" Jan Chan HuangFresh water condensation - solar through plastic16%2626
26.348S '073Heat Transfer"Jim" Jan Chan HuangPlastic insulation analysis for Mental Health Assoc of Greater Lowell (MHA)2121
26.348S '093Heat Transfer"Jim" Jan Chan HuangImprovement of heat exchanger for coffee beans dryer for MDI16%2020
26.348S '103Heat Transfer"Jim" Jan Chan HuangHeat exchanger redesign for MDI16%2929
26.348S '113Heat Transfer"Jim" Jan Chan HuangAnalysis and recommendations for the evalaution tool for the Green Restaurant Program for the Green Building Commission (GBC) Lowell, MA14%3232
26.373S '083Plastics Mold Engineering IDavid Kazmer, Steve JohnstonGoogleplex connectors mold for the Tsongas Industrial History Center2121
26.373S '103Plastics Mold Engineering ISteve Johnstondesign and molding of items for Plastics Dept. outreach40%1234
26.415F '073Capstone Design INick SchottNew manufacturing line of hard plastic ice packs for Employ+Ability320
26.415F '081Capstone Design ISteve Johnston; Nick SchottZoo New England behavioral enrichment implementation project (2 grps); Plastic screen design for MDI ( 1 group)100%519
26.416S '083Capstone Design IINick SchottManufacturing line cold pack design for Employ+Ability (100% of course grade)219
26.416S '093Capstone Design IINick Schott; Steve JohnstonReplacement Screens for Drying of Coffee Beans - MDI(1); Biodegradable Hermetic Coffee Bean Storage Bags - MDI(4); gorilla button - Franklin Park Zoo (2)100%717
26.418S '053Plastics Design"Francis" Fang LaiCasket liner refinement; design of solar lantern enclosures1212
26.418S '063Plastics Design"Francis" Fang LaiLanterns for Peru; Waterwheels for Tsongas Industrial History Museum; Chat PC holder817
26.518F '043Plastics Product DesignCarol Barry, Bob MalloyNational Cemetery Assoc. -?plastic grave vaults?35%1313
26.518S '083Plastics Product DesignNick SchottSolar panel shipping corners for VE Peru Project20%2836

Non-Engineering Courses

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
31.251F '054Chemistry of Health and Environment IJohn WarnerDeveloped 5 modules for 8th grade science curriculum, collaborating with an 8th grade science teacher at the Jackson Street Charter School.1515
31.252S '064Chemistry of Health and Environment IIJohn WarnerDeveloped 5 modules for 8th grade science curriculum, collaborating with an 8th grade science teacher at the Jackson Street Charter School1717
31.523S '063Sustainable Materials DesignAmy CannonDeveloped and staffed Earth Day exhibits for the Revolving Museum entitled ?Green Chemistry: The Next Industrial Evolution?.1212
31.571S '062Green Chemistry Semesterinar & ColloquiumJohn WarnerAssemble and test solar cells for GEAR-UP middle schools88
31.572S '062Green Chemistry ColloquiumJohn WarnerStudents went twice a month to K-12 schools to teach about Green Chemistry1212
42.406S '053Writing in the CommunityDiana ArchibaldWriting narratives of experiences of former Peru students for SLICE research5%1414
45.334F '053Engineering Ethics (required for engineers)Gene MellicanExamine opportunities for application of nanotechnology for Peruvian villages20%8080
45.334S '063Engineering Ethics (required for engineers)Gene MellicanResearch nanotechnology applications for Peruvian villages: pros and cons25%4545
45.334F '04, S '053Engineering Ethics (required for engineers)Gene MellicanStudents examine whether introducing TV to remote villages in Peru is ethical15%, 25%180180
59.356S'103Village Empowerment: Overcoming Global PovertyJohn Duffy and nine other instructorsTrout farm in Andes, microenterprise, solar air sparging for the Village Empowernent Peru partnership30%44
59.356S'113Village Empowerment: Overcoming Global PovertyJohn Duffy + othersDevelopment plans for micro businesses in remote areas: solar adobe houses, motorcycle ambulances; photocatalyst water purification bottles; solar cookers.20%1111

Biology

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L Project %# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
81.111F 114Principles of BiologyNaomi WernickBuild simple and easily replicated models of molecules to show DNA. Students explain DNA structure for distribution in rural schools in Peru.10%240240
81.416Sp 114Climate Change: Science, Communication, and SolutionsJuliette Rooney-Varga, Craig SlatenStudents 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
81.416Sp 124Climate Change: Science, Communication, and SolutionsJuliette Rooney-VargaStudents 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
81.437Sp 124Biology and Evolution of ArthropodaJessica Garb and Rick HochbergStudent 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 #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L Project %# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
84.261Sp 111Information RetrievalMarina RuthsStudents 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 #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L
Project %

# S-L

Students

# Total
Students
91.351F 103Special Topics: Real World Software DevelopmentFred MartinStudents developed software for a local non-profit, The Community Software Lab, an on-line resource and database of non-profit agencies.100%all
91.412F 113Software Engineering IIFred MartinCreate open based software for public domain100%1111
91.411Sp 113Software Engineering IRoger MarshallStudents 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%99

Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Studies

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L Project %# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
85.141F 103Weather and ClimateLori WeedenStudents collaborated with the Merrimack River Watershed Council for water testing.all
87.504F 103Geographic Information SystemsAlexander BrownUsing GPS software, students assessed the appropriateness of exterior building placements for solar panels, in collaboration with the Department of Facilities.all
89.315F 114Environmental GeochemistryLori WeedenTesting of water quality of River Meadow Brook. Produce report for the Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust.20%2023

Math

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L Project %# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
92.236F 10Engineering Differential EquationsStephen PennellAs part of the Engineering Differential Equations class, students are given a project that incorporate skills they learn throughout the semester.18%
92.236F 113Engineering Differential EquationsStephen PennellAs part of the Engineering Differential Equations class, students are given a project that incorporate skills they learn throughout the semester.18%4545
92.236Sp 123Engineering Differential EquationsStephen PennellCalculations for solar greenhouse in Peru18%4949

Physics

Course #SemesterCreditsCourse NameProfessor(s)Project DescriptionS-L
Project %
# S-L
Students
# Total
Students
95.121F 114Exploring the UniverseArthur MittlerCreate series of star observations for middle school students in rural locations in Peru.17%30600
95.112Sp 113Exploring the UniverseArthur MittlerProfessor Mittler collaborated with SLICES RAs in transforming an existing lab for the course into a service-learning project.17%
95.121Sp 123Exploring the UniverseRichard Stimets, Silas Laycock, Timothy CookStudents created series of star observations for students in rural Peru.17%350