Our group is working with a family in the Champaign-Urbana community to design a more functional, portable solution for the son’s wheelchair tray. We are utilizing 3D CAD skills and materials science knowledge in order to create a product that better assists our client’s everyday needs.
The GIBuddy project is building a portable breathalyzer-like device that detects hydrogen in the breath to test for small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
Students are utilizing both 3D cad and 3D printing skills to design two knee braces for a 1.5 year-old dog with two CCL tears as a cheaper alternative to surgery.
The Reddit Tool team is utilizing natural language processing algorithms on the mental health forum r/SuicideWatch. The goal is to provide first responders with an automated breakdown of risk factors identified in suicidal posts to the forum, as well as recommended response strategies to help provide better support to those afflicted with suicidal ideation.