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Second phase for brainwave-operated wheelchair at CSUN

Mechanical engineering graduate student, Craig Euler, tests the movement and mechanical functions of a wheelchair using a brainwave helmet detector.  Katherine O'Neill / Daily Sundial

Katherine ONeill

October 10, 2011

A wheelchair operated by human brainwaves is in its second phase of experiments at CSUN, where a team of engineers is trying to figure out a way to operate the chair outdoors. The chair, estimated to cost $10,000, is built with intelligent sensors which are placed at the bottom of the chair to recognize oncom...

CSUN mechanical engineers gear up green machine for competition

Joelle Katz

October 10, 2011

The physical activity needed to go green does not only involve lifting your arm to the recycling bin anymore. CSUN mechanical engineering students will present their green exercise machine at the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Conference in Anaheim on Oct. 27. This year’s conferenc...

CSUN mechanical engineering class is off to the races

Elano Pizzicarola

April 28, 2011

Mousetraps converted into small, soapbox-sized cars darted down a hallway in Jacaranda Hall Wednesday for a project in an Introduction To Mechanical Engineering class. Associate Professor Of Mechanical Engineering Nhut Ho held the event that involved students collaborating in groups of four and spent...

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