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Engineering seniors ready to showcase their design prowess

April 11, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- A maze-mapping mobile robot, an urban response vehicle, a reincarnation of the Western Trolley and an energy management system for in-flight engine failures are among the projects that will be presented at the 32nd Conference on Senior Engineering Design Projects Tuesday, April 15.

The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bernhard Center. It is sponsored by WMU's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and is open to the public without charge.

A total of 157 seniors will present the results of 64 projects they have completed to solve problems facing business and industry. The conference is held twice each year to showcase the work of graduating seniors in the engineering disciplines, who are required to complete a capstone project that allows them to put into practice what they have learned.

More details of the conference are available through the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Web site <www.wmich.edu/engineer> or by calling the college at 269 387-4019.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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