ECE Capstone Team Awarded 7x24 Exchange Metro New York 2021 Virtual University Challenge Grant
A shout out to our ‘QuickShift’ capstone team, Swetha Angara, Ariela Chomski, Bracha ‘Brooke’ Getter, Neha Nelson, and Param Patel, who represented the ECE department at the 7x24 exchange Metro NY 2021 University Challenge for their creativity, impact, and excellent work. You made us all very proud!
Swetha Angara, Ariela Chomski, Bracha ‘Brooke’ Getter, Neha Nelson, and Param Patel
are all senior year undergraduate students who developed ‘QuickShift’ for their capstone design project. The industry adviser is Andrew Levine from Commure and the faculty advisor is Dr. Hana Godrich. The team was awarded a $2,500 grant for the project. The ECE capstone program was awarded $4,000 to further invest in senior year capstone projects and research related to datacenters.
Their project addresses the need for an effective scheduling system for hospitals and practitioners that will provide access to critical information in a timely manner. The project objectives were to create a user-friendly web interface using Commure’s React Components and create a robust back end using Commure’s FHIR-based APIs and OptaPlanner’s scheduling algorithm. snapshot
The 7X24 Exchange is a leading knowledge exchange organization in the mission-critical facilities space for those who design, build, operate, and own data centers. The 7X24 Exchange Metro New York Chapter leadership has been holding a yearly University Challenge in the past six years, inviting selected tri-state area universities to participate in design challenges related to data centers.