CETA First-Year Students and Seniors Return in Person for Fall 2021 Design Expo

December 09, 2021
Submitted By: Stephanie Fengler

The College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) hosted its Fall 2021 Design Expo on Friday, December 3 in person at the University of Hartford’s Konover Center. Over 100 first-year students and graduating seniors participated in the event, presenting their innovative design projects. Congratulations to the following eight teams who placed in their categories:

Senior Winners

Poster #S4 | MINK Aero
Jacob Kral ’21, electromechanical engineering technology
Francis Novak ’21, electromechanical engineering technology
Nishita Mirchandani ’21, electrical engineering
Dominic Iacuone ’21, electromechanical engineering technology

Poster #S5 | Sign2Speak
Joseph Pozzi ’21, electrical engineering
Barkot Melaku ’21, electrical engineering
Natenael Bekele ’21, electrical engineering


Winners for ECT110P Course

Poster #T2 | Robot Arm Mover
Benjamin Kawalec ’25, technology exploratory
James Ponder ’25, technology exploratory

Poster #T4 | Smart Robot Car—Wally
Hailey Marcello ’25, computer and electronic engineering technology
Edgar Mateo ’25, technology exploratory
Sean McKenna ’25, technology exploratory

Poster #T6 | Robotic Arm
Ben Bernier ’25, technology exploratory
Peter Bateman ’25, technology exploratory


Winners for ES 143P Course

Poster #E18 | Eyes Up Glasses
Ali Boushery ’25, electrical engineering
Noah Swanson ’25, mechanical engineering
Alicia Turton ’25, civil engineering

Poster #E26 | Perfect Door Alarm
Noah Barbour ’25, mechanical engineering with acoustics concentration
Edward Hart ’25, engineering exploratory
Josiah Martin ’25, engineering exploratory
Sierra Hill ’25, mechanical engineering

Poster #E28 | PH Regulator
Anna Vandeberg ’25, acoustical engineering and music
Ivan Herrera ’25, mechanical engineering
David Ngethe ’25, aerospace engineering
Emil Lisenbee ’25, mechanical engineering

Learn more about the event and see photos here. Please also save the date for our Spring 2022 Design Expo on Friday, April 29, 2022.