University of Calgary

Fresh ideas to improve sustainability and quality of life: engineering student projects on display

Submitted by darmstro on Tue, 2012-04-10 14:57.

April 10, 2012

A solar farm that feeds energy to the electrical grid, a high-tech motorcycle interface for paraplegics, intelligent robots, autonomous aerial vehicles and designs for sustainable buildings. These are among dozens of team projects featured tomorrow at the Schulich School of Engineering 2012 Design Fair.

These designs have been months in the making and are among the final assignments for fourth-year students as they approach graduation and prepare to head off into the real world. Students will give demonstrations and answer questions.

WHAT: Schulich School of Engineering Student Design Fair 2012

WHEN: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 10 a.m. to noon

WHERE: MacEwan Hall, MacEwan Student Centre lower level, University of Calgary

INTERVIEWS: Students and instructors from the Schulich School of Engineering

Media are welcome to park free-of-charge on campus, except in 24-hour reserved spots, loading zones, handicapped stalls and fire lanes. If your vehicle is not a marked media vehicle, please leave a media business card in your window. See map of University of Calgary parking lots at: http://bit.ly/HHDakg

Contact information:
Schulich School of Engineering
Jennifer Sowa
Media Relations
403.220.3724
jsowa@ucalgary.ca