University of Tulsa mechanical engineering seniors recently participated in the annual SAE Aero Design Competition in Van Nuys, California. The TU team designed and built a scale model airplane to compete in the heavy lift division of the Society of Automotive Engineers event.
In the fall of 2017, a group of students from The University of Tulsa’s Engineers Without Borders-USA chapter traveled to the country of Bolivia to conduct site assessments for an upcoming service project. Working with Engineers in Action, a nongovernmental organization formed in Tulsa, five undergraduate students, TU EWB-USA chapter co-adviser Laura Ford, a professional mentor, an Engineers in Action engineer, a translator and a cook embarked on a 10-day adventure that led them to the East Andes mountains of Bolivia, through large cities and small villages such as El Alto, La Paz and Machacamarca.
Matthew Baldwin is just a couple of months away from earning a dual degree in chemical engineering and German. As a TU student, he has studied abroad, completed an internship with a multi-national corporation and achieved fluency in a second language.
University of Tulsa Associate Professor Jeremy Daily and a group of engineering and computer science students have received a patent for their work in crash recovery systems. The Forensic Link Adapter is a forensic recovery and preservation system used by highway patrol organizations, forensic engineers, insurance companies and attorneys. The device recovers forensic crash data for heavy duty tractor trailers.
Alyssa Hernandez is a senior Mechanical Engineering major from Tulsa, OK. Alyssa and some fellow classmates collaborated with Tulsa’s Little Light House to design a toy melodica for children with developmental challenges.