Kids find IEDs

June 30, 2009
I can't resist posting this one because it involves my alma mater beating our arch rival in an engineering contest. U. of Mich. engineering students came up with a cheap way to detect IEDs, beating out Ohio State in a competition hosted by the Air Force. ...

I can't resist posting this one because it involves my alma mater beating our arch rival in an engineering contest. U. of Mich. engineering students came up with a cheap way to detect IEDs, beating out Ohio State in a competition hosted by the Air Force. You can see a write up and a video of the winners describing their work here:

http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/553709/?sc=dwtr;xy=5017520

What floors me is that this was for a senior design project. All I've got to say is that senior design projects have gotten a heck of a lot more interesting than they were in my day.

About the Author

Lee Teschler | Editor

Leland was Editor-in-Chief of Machine Design. He has 34 years of Service and holds a B.S. Engineering from the University of Michigan, a B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan;, and a MBA from Cleveland State University. Prior to joining Penton, Lee worked as a Communications design engineer for the U.S. Government.

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