2014 Capstone Design Expo
More than 900 students and 170 teams from eight schools and three colleges participated in the 2014 Capstone Design Expo held April 24 in the McCamish Pavilion. The MSE team of Michael McDonald, Kevin Bogaert, Parker Frost, Nick Savage, and Hank Marcacci worked with Simmons Bedding Company. Their task was to investigate the implementation of a wave spring core mattress as an alternative to conventional coil spring core mattress. Winning Best in MSE, their efforts landed them a $1000 cash prize.
Corporate sponsors included GT Environmental Health and Safety, GTRI, IMERYS, Kimberly-Clark, Carl-Landegger and IPST, Pratt& Whitney, Simmons, Solvay Specialty Polymers, Technical Polymers, Universal Alloy Corporation.