Capstone Design 2016

Capstone Design 2016


Undergraduate studies at Rutgers ECE culminates in a capstone design project. Students work in teams to design unique and innovative product prototypes, demonstrating how technical knowledge can enable their imaginations. The design process incorporates standards and realistic design constraints: economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

2016 Capstone Winners




FIRST PRIZE - INNOVATION AWARD (sponsored by Siemens) - $600
Project Title: EY3
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Poster
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Group SP16-023, Group Members: Ali Rahimi, Hammad Ajmai, Rami Madbouly
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Naghmeh Karimi





FIRST PLACE - IMPACT AWARD (sponsored by 7x24 Exchange, NYC Chapter) - $600
Project Title: Distributed Machine Learning Test Bench with Raspberry Pi's
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Poster
Video
Group SP16-031, Group Members: Nikhil Shenoy and Revan Sopher
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Anand Sarwate





FIRST PLACE - SUSTAINABILITY AWARD (sponsored by Lutron) - $600
Project Title: The Herbivore
Abstract
Poster
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Group SP16-043, Group Members: Adam Burrous, Robert Froster, Jeremy Garrabrant, Martin Liza, Robert Marrs, Bhavya Patel, Parth Patel, Doreen Sparrow, Sam Stratter
Faculty Advisors: Prof. Hana Godrich and Prof. Assimina A. Pelegri (Dept. MAE)





SECOND PLACE - $400
Project Title: WUPIS: Wireless Utility Pole Integrity Sensor
Abstract
Poster
Video
Group SP16-035, Group Members: David Arakelyan, Sam Baysting, Patrick Coates, Patrick McLaughlin
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Dario Pompili





THIRD PLACE - $300
Project Title: Autonomous Vehicle Learning System (AVLS)
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Group SP16-034, Group Members: Peter Cai, Frank Hoffman, Luke Miller, Robert Schultz, Rahul Tandon
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Kristin Dana





FOURTH PLACE
Project Title: SLAM - Surveying on a Budget
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Rich Howard
Abstract
Poster
Video Group SP16-020,   Group Members: Cesar Castillo, Kshitij Minhas, Ashley Weaver
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Rich Howard





FIFTH PLACE
Project Title: Photovoltaic (PV) System Improvement and Thermal Electric Dissipation
Abstract
Poster
Video
Group SP16-012,   Group Members: Oscar Guillen, Christina Baaklini, James Henrique
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Jayseok Jeon





SIXTH PLACE
Project Title: Project Guardian - Continuous Health Monitoring
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Poster
Video
Group SP16-033,   Group Members: Jonathan Du, Peter Nguyen, and Paolo Umali
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Mehdi Javanmard





SEVENTH PLACE
Project Title: Digi-Sniffer Dog
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Poster
Video
Group SP16-027,   Group Members: Kyle Ginter, Ameer Barahim, Justin Silang, and Robert Stefanowitz
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich





EIGHTH PLACE
Project Title: WatchMe: Non-intrusive IoT Medical Wearable Apparatus
Abstract
Poster
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Group SP16-024,   Group Members: Demetrios Lambropoulos, David Lambropoulos, Wanxia Long, Yaniv Myszkin, Harsh Shah
Faculty Advisors: Prof. Janne Lindqvist and Prof. Richard Howard





NINTH PLACE
Project Title: Read Me Out (REMEO) Device
Abstract
Poster
Video Group SP16-004,   Group Members: Henry Torres, Adam Coulson
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Mehdi Javanmard





TENTH PLACE
Project Title: A Vision Based Approach to an Autonomous Vehicle
Abstract
Poster
Video
Group SP16-013,   Group Members: Angela Ciummo, Michael Jang, Harsh Khatri, Cat Le, Andrea Penafiel
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Kristin Dana



Additional Awards





STUDENTS FAVORITE AWARD (sponsored by 7x24) - $200
Project Title: SMART Helmet
Abstract
Poster
Video
Group SP16-001,   Group Members: Jianqin Gao, Shuyu Lyu, Ao Guo, Xuan Li
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich





COMMUNITY AWARD (sponsored by Siemens and Lutron) - $200
Project Title: Firefighting Unit Utilizing Autonomous Modular Target-Tracking Turret
Abstract
Poster
Video
Group SP16-011,   Group Members: Neil Patel, Het Patel, Manassa Suresh, Jonathan Ksiezopolski
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Michael Caggiano




COMMUNITY AWARD (sponsored by Siemens and Lutron) - $200
Project Title: Collision Avoidance with Drone Technology
Abstract
Poster
Video
Group SP16-025,   Group Members: Charu Jain, Bunty Patel, Akshay Sardana, Maxine Deines
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich






2016 FIRST PLACE 7X24 EXCHANGE WINNERS (sponsored by 7x24 Exchange) - $1000
Project Title: Digi-Sniffer Dog
Abstract
Poster
Video
Group SP16-027,   Group Members: Kyle Ginter, Ameer Barahim, Justin Silang, and Robert Stefanowitz
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich






LUTRON APPRECIATION AWARD (Sponsored by Lutron) - $400
Project Title: Where RU? Conserving Energy By Visualization
Abstract
Poster
Video
Group SP16-040,   Group Members: Tyler Huey, Felix Yeung, Sagar Patel, Mehul Salhotra
Faculty Advisors: Prof. Hana Godrich and Michael Kornitas (Rutgers Energy Conservation Manager)






Listing of all 2016 Capstone Design Projects






Capstone Group number SP16-001 Special Award: Student's Favorite Award
Project Title: SMART Helmet
Group Members: Jianqin Gao, Shuyu Lyu, Ao Guo, Xuan Li
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich
Abstract
Poster
Video




Capstone Group number SP16-002
Project Title: Wireless Pet Containment
Group members: Jonathan Chang, Jason Yang, Xiao Cheng, Chao Duan, Zhenghao Luo
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Wade Trappe
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-003
Project Title: Transgender Recognition
Group Members: Brian Searls, Zaid Qumei, Terence Tiu
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Vishal M. Patel
Abstract
Poster
Video




Capstone Group number SP16-004 Top Ten Award: Ninth Place
Project Title: Read Me Out (REMEO) Device
Group Members: Henry Torres, Adam Coulson
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Mehdi Javanmard
Abstract
Poster
Video




Capstone Group number SP16-005
Project Title: Wrist Actigraph Based Sleep Cycle Alarm
Group members: Shiyue Xu, Dongxiang Mao, Shang Yang
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Mehdi Javanmard
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Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-006
Project Title: The Remotely Accessible Door
Group Members: Albert Li, Kapil Jayaraman, Evan Clements, Dhvani Udani, Vraj Patel
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Marco Gruteser
Abstract
Poster
Video




Capstone Group number SP16-007
Project Title: License Plate Recognition
Group Members: Siyuan Zhong, Hansi Liu
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Kristin Dana
Abstract
Poster
Video




Capstone Group number SP16-008
Project Title: A Product Development of Smart Bedside Lamp Based on BLE
Group Members: Shengrui Zhou, Wangzhe Chen, Shengming Liang
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Sigrid McAfee
Abstract
Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-009
Project Title: Music Sheet Recognition App
Group Members: Tahmid Bhuiyia, Ka Wai Chu, Haris Samim, Deeraj Subramanian, William Wan
Faculty Advisors: Prof. Saad Khan
Abstract
Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-010
Project Title: Calorie Counter with Object Recognition
Group Members: Chenfan Xiao, Jianyu Zhang, Ruiqi Lin, Yueyang Chen
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Ivan Marsic
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-011 Special Award: Community Award (sponsored by Siemens and Lutron) $200
Project Title: Firefighting Unit Utilizing Autonomous Modular Target-Tracking Turret
Group Members: Neil Patel, Het Patel, Manassa Suresh, Jonathan Ksiezopolski
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Michael Caggiano
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-012 Top Ten Award: Fifth Place
Project Title: Photovoltaic (PV) System Improvement and Thermal Electric Dissipation
Group Members: Oscar Guillen, Christina Baaklini, James Henrique
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Jaeseok Jeon
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-013 Top Ten Award: Tenth Place
Project Title: A Vision Based Approach to an Autonomous Vehicle
Group Members: Angela Ciummo, Michael Jang, Harsh Khatri, Cat Le, Andrea Penafiel
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Kristin Dana
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-014
Project Title: Funny Math: A User Expression Driven and Dynamic Difficulty Experience
Group Members: Erin Corrado, Daniel Bordak, Christopher Lin
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Saad Khan
Abstract
Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-015
Project Title: A Head-mounted Augmented Reality Device Based on Android Phone
Group Members: Lulu Jiang, Sirun Xu
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Kristin Dana
Abstract
Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-016
Project Title: SmHeart Rate Detector
Group Members: Antonio Siopongco, Ryan Sanichar, Orielle Joy Yu, Harley MinanoProf. Vishal M. Patel
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Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-017
Project Title: Real Time Perception & Manipulation on an Embedded Robotic System
Group Members: Timothy Yong, Pavan Purohit, Sewon Chung, Kenneth Bambridge
Faculty Advisors: Prof. Kristin Dana and Prof. Bhattacharjee (Computer Science Dept)
Abstract
Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-018
Project Title: Project Pet
Group Members: Jonathan Yang, Nathan del Carmen, Kyujin Kim, Daniel Lee Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich and Prof. Anthony Tobia, MD (Rutgers Medical School)
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Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-019
Project Title: Controller Design for Vehicle Lateral Synamics Stability Group Members: Ryan Pierce, Hasan Othman, Jiarong Chen
Facuty Advisor: Prof. Zoran Gajic
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Poster
Video



Capstone Group Number SP16-020 Top Ten Award: Fourth Place
Project Title: SLAM - Surveying on a Budget
Group Members: Cesar Castillo, Kshitij Minhas, Ashley Weaver
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Rich Howard
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-021
Project Title: The Arduino Based Heavy Lift Blimp
Group Members: Omar El Warraky, Chase Kielbasa, Harsh Dave
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Rich Howard
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-022
Project Title: Systems for Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Plug in Cars
Group Members: Jack Mamiye, Muhammad Huq, Warren Brodsky, Christian Yousse
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich
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Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-023
First Place Innovation Award (sponsored by Siemens) $600 Project Title: EY3 Group Members: Rami Madbouly, Hammad Ajmail, Ali Rahimi
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Naghmeh Karimi
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-024 Top Ten Award: Eighth Place
Project Title: WatchMe: Non-intrusive IoT Medical Wearable Apparatus
Group Members:Demetrios Lambropoulos, David Lambropoulos, Wanxia Long, Yaniv Myszkin, Harsh Shah
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Janne Lindqvist and Prof. Rich Howard
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-025 Special Award: Community Award (sponsored by Siemens and Lutron) $200
Project Title: Collision Avoidance with Drone Technology
Group Members: Charu Jain, Bunty Patel, Akshay Sardana, Maxine Deines
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-026
Project Title: Magnesium Zinc Oxide (MZO)-Based Biosensors for Dynamic Monitoring and Noninvasive Detection of Antimicrobial/Antifungal Drug Resistance
Group Members: Yuxuan Li, Hongfei Ye
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Yicheng Lu and Prof. Pavel Reyes
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-027 Top Ten Award: Seventh Place
Project Title:Digi-Sniffer DogSpecial Award: 2016 First Place 7x24 Exchange Winner (sponsored by 7x24 Exchange) $1000
Group Members: Kyle Ginter, Ameer Barahim, Justin Silang, and Robert Stefanowitz
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-028
Project Title: Inductive Drone Charging: An Autonomous Solution
Group Members: Saurabh Modi, Rahul Patel, Adish Vakhariya, Chirayu Patel, Chhayang Patel
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich
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Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-029
Project Title: Self Sustaining Child Transportation System
Group Members: Yorel Armstrong, Sahil Arora, Ryan Thomas
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Wei Jiang
Abstract
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Capstone Group number SP16-030
Project Title: Modular Analog Synthesizer
Group Members: Derek Hinsey, Shawn Fitzgerald
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Waheed Bajwa
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Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-031 First Place Impact Award (sponsored by 7x24 Exchange - NYC Chapter) $600
Project Title: Distributed Machine Learning Testbed with Raspberry Pi's
Group Members: Nikhil Shenoy and Revan Sopher
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Anand Sarwate
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-032
Project Title: Utterance Classification for Analysis of Hospital Trauma Resuscitations
Group Members: Kyle Clark, Jan Anthony Miranda, Elizabeth Chao
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Ivan Marsic and ECE Graduate Student Yue Gu
Abstract
Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-033 Top Ten Award: Sixth Place
Project Title: Project Guardian - Continuous Health Monitoring
Group Members: Jonathan Du, Peter Nguyen, and Paolo Umali
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Mehdi Javanmard
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-034 Top Ten Award: Third Place $300
Project Title: Autonomous Vehicle Learning System (AVLS)
Group Members: Peter Cai, Frank Hoffman, Luke Miller, Robert Schultz, Rahul Tandon
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Kristin Dana
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-035 Top Ten Award: Second Place $400
Project Title: WUPIS: Wireless Utility Pole Integrity Sensor
Group Members: David Arakelyan, Sam Baysting, Patrick Coates, Patrick McLaughlin
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Dario Pompili
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-036
Project Title: Reddit Reaper
Group Members: Julian Esteban, Kanav Tahilramani, Matthew Chatten, Sujay Bandarpalle
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Shantenu Jha
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Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-037 Project Title: SMART LED NETWORK SYSTEM
Group Members: Nelson Calvachi, Abhishek Damaraju, Fahad Mohammad, and Cunav Puthur
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich and graduate student Samuel Ramrajkar
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Capstone Group number SP16-038
Project Title: Indoor Positioning System (IPS) with Bluetooth Beacons
Group Members: Michael Feinstein, Chris Gary, Kyle Bailey, Arinze Umenyiora
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Waheed Bajwa
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Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-039
Project Title: BEARmic Wireless Microphone Application
Group Members: Brett Singley, Earl Santos, Amira Rahman, Rachel Semionow Faculty Advisor: Prof. Narayan Mandayam
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Poster
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Capstone Group number SP16-040 Special Award: Lutron Appreciation Award (sponsored by Lutron) $200
Project Title: Where RU? Conserving Energy By Visualization
Group Members: Tyler Huey, Felix Yeung, Sagar Patel, Mehul Salhotra
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Hana Godrich and Mike Kornitas (Rutgers Energy Conservation Manager)
Abstract
Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-042
Project Title: Path Loss Measurements and Model Analysis
Group Members: Irving Rivas, Christopher George, Shaina Valdivia
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Athina Petropulu
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Poster
Video



Capstone Group number SP16-043 First Place Sustainability Award (sponsored by Lutron) $600 Project Title: The Herbivore Group Members: Adam Burrous, Robert Froster, Jeremy Garrabrant, Martin Liza, Robert Marrs, Bhavya Patel, Parth Patel, Doreen Sparrow, Sam Stratter Faculty Advisors: Prof. Hana Godrich and Prof. Assimina Pelegri (Dept. MAE)
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Capstone Group number SP16-044
Project Title: 3D Tissue Scaffold Printer
Group Members: Wenqi Hao
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Wei Jiang
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Capstone Group number SP16-045
Project Title: The Mediator
Group Members: Andrii Hlyvko, Daniel Ayoub, and Lucas Rivera
Faculty Advisors: Prof. Dario Pompili and Prof. Javier Diez (Dept MAE)
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Capstone Group number S16-046
Project Title: Dodgeball Madness
Group Members: Jonathan Johannemann, Adam Massoud, and Isaac Khaneles
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Ivan Marsic
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Capstone Group number S16-047
Project Title: Biometric Security
Group Members: Derek Gordon, Matthew Reyes
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Athina Petropulu
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