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Senior engineering students turn attention to solutions for coronavirus equipment

Jody Brown and fellow student Brach Burdick are coming up with concepts to make filters for masks similar to the N95 respirator masks now in short supply nationwide for health care workers.

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UTC part of effort to manufacture face shields for medical personnel

UTC Professor Trevor Elliott is doing a lot to combat Coronavirus. He’s leading the University’s effort on a massively important project — using 3D printers to help make face shields for local health care workers.

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Worldwide win spells relief for hard-working rocket team

Rocket Mocs team Andrew Byrd Sean Conway Jonathan DeGuzman Mason Gregoire Alex Trotter Ashwyn Sam, advisor and member of the 2018 Rocket Mocs Dillon Grider, advisor and member of 2017 Rocket Mocs John Brand, simulation advisor Trevor Elliott, UC Foundation assistant professor of UTC mechanical engineering Rocket Mocs sponsors Miller Industries: 3D Printing of nose cone prototypes Chris’ Rocket Supplies: Materials and shipping support Moto-Joe & Altus Metrum: Materials

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Baja Team scores support from DENSO

The DENSO North America Foundation has provided Dr. Trevor Elliott, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), with $50,000 in support of the UTC Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Baja Capstone Design project. Baja SAE® competitions simulate real-world engineering design projects and their related challenges. Engineering students are tasked to design and build an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe

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Engineering professor’s software onboard NASA shuttle

“EXPRESS Payload Simulator” software developed by UTC professor Dr. Jim Henry is onboard the NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis that launched May 14.  The software will be installed on Monday, May 24, for several days of demonstration.  Henry was invited to Houston to observe the progress of that demonstration. Earth-bound researchers who communicate with equipment in their laboratories use the Internet with web browsers and file sharing to remotely control

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