Current & Past Projects

Our student teams take on challenging and fulfilling real-world projects every year. Their projects span the grand challenges that humanity faces, big and small. Check out the exciting work going on in UA Interdisciplinary Capstone.

# Name Sponsor
21002
Improved Instrument for Making Ultra-sharp Glass Knives
RMC Boeckeler
21003
Motorizing an Ultra-microtome Stage with a Micro-manipulator
RMC Boeckeler
21004
Lightning Protection Garments
Zoltar Technology
21005
Apparatus for Measuring the Thermal Conductivity of Returned Samples from Asteroid Bennu
UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
21006
Coaxial UAV tier 2
Exorium Group
21007
Mosquito Surveillance Research Traps
Arbo Scientific
21008
Design of Payload for Near-space Deployment of Infrared Optics
UA College of Optical Sciences
21010
Folding Portable Walker With Lifting Function
Tonee Lift
21011
Automated Shaft Tip Preparation
PING
21012
Small Aperture Daylight Star Tracker
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
21013
Improved Urinary Catheter Design
Jackson Medical
21014
Advanced Hospital Bed System
Jackson Medical
21015
Diagnostic System for Monitoring Patients on Ventilators for Secondary Infection
UA Department of Biosystems Engineering
21016
Automated Refrigerant Charge Station for Portable Medical Refrigerators
Delta Development Team
21017
Remote-Controlled Automation for a Modular Vertical-Farm Hydroponic Growing System
UA Department of Biosystems Engineering
21018
Machine Learning Algorithms for Decluttering Aircraft Cockpit Traffic Displays
ACSS, An L3Harris and Thales Joint Venture
21019
Capacitive Volume Sensing
Roche Tissue Diagnostics
21020
Drop Volume Algorithm and Analysis System
Roche Tissue Diagnostics
21021
Real-time Instrument Characterization Kit
Roche Tissue Diagnostics
21022
Grasshopper Harvester Phase III
UA Department of Entomology
21023
Writing Robot
Simply Noted
21024
Detachable Motorized Assist for Manual Wheelchairs
Engineered Medical Group
21025
Electronic Continuous Variable Transmission for Baja Race Car
UA Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
21026
Improved Knee Brace for Polio Patients
Robert Binnewies
21027
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Catheter Efficacy Test Setup
BD
21028
Virtual Reality Optics Lab
Airy Optics
21029
Robot Writing Machine Control and Font Generation Software
Simply Noted
21030
Plant Nursery Management by Unmanned Aircraft via Supplemental Guidance
Bayer Crop Science
21031
Bistatic Imaging Using Signals of Opportunity
Rincon Research Corporation
21032
Rapid Protoyping Shock Isolators
Northrop Grumman
21033
Zoo Educational App
Reid Park Zoo
21034
Animal Enrichment Automation
Reid Park Zoo
21035
Software Defined Radio Boards Evaluation
General Dynamics
21036
Short Range Remote Drone Deployment
General Dynamics
21037
Apparatus to Simulate Tumor Environment and Reproduce Organs Using an Interactive and Dynamic System
UA Department of Biomedical Engineering
21038
Vertical Flow Immunoassay Platform for Low Resource Settings
UA Department of Biomedical Engineering
21039
Public Outreach Radio Telescope
UA Department of Astronomy & Steward Observatory
21040
Power Plant Evaporation Pond Level Measurement
Salt River Project
21041
Method for Estimating Hydraulic Hose Sag
Caterpillar Inc.
21042
Protection of Concrete Surfaces From Tracked Mining Equipment
Caterpillar Inc.
21043
Dump Body Mounted High Precision GPS System for Large Mining Trucks
Caterpillar Inc.
21044
A Smartphone App Which Speeds Operating Room Turnovers
UA Department of Biomedical Engineering
21045
Automated Media Exchange System For Dynamic Tissue Engineering Bioreactor
UA Department of Biomedical Engineering
21046
A Microfluidic System for Continuous Platelet Separation and Concentration for Analytic and Preparative Purposes
UA Department of Biomedical Engineering
21047
Ventilator Improvement Systems for Readily Available Advanced Ventilator Designs
UA Department of Biomedical Engineering
21048
Visual Natural Language Processing of Medical Images for Enhanced Value
UA Center for Accelerated BioMedical Innovation (ACABI)
21049
Component Sound Analysis for Extracting and Analyzing Medical Information from Patient Encounters
UA Center for Accelerated BioMedical Innovation (ACABI)
21050
Rapid Optical Imaging of Low Frequency Physiologic Processes
UA Department of Biomedical Engineering
21051
Digital Solutions for the Evolution of Analog Manufacturing Resource Planning Systems
Ruda-Cardinal Inc.
21052
Smart Weight Gloves
Idea2Success.biz Collaboratory
21053
Instrument Cryocooler Vibration Mitigation
UA Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
21054
Ground-based Optical Target Tracker
Raytheon Technologies
21055
3D Printing of Variable Durometer Vibration Isolators
Raytheon Technologies
21056
Wind Turbine Farm Inspection Robot
Tucson Electric Power
21057
Short Wave Infrared Transmitting Optical Beacon
Elbit Systems
21058
Torque Robot
Raytheon Technologies
21059
Non-balloon, Implantable Anchor for Gastrostomy/Enteral Feeding Devices
Xeridiem Medical Devices
21060
Laser Diode-Based Metrology Module
ASML US, Inc.
21061
Steel-polymer Protective Armor Plate
Spartan Armor Systems
21062
Laser Communications Fine Tracker
GEOST
21063
Distortion Metrology Test for Large Field Lens
ASML US, Inc.
21064
Optimization Model for a Space-based Life Support Thermal Management System
Honeywell Aerospace
21065
Bi-material Sealing Interface for Space-Based Life Support Systems
Honeywell Aerospace
21066
Pressure Regulating System for a Mars Habitat
UA Biosphere 2
21067
On-site Test Capability for the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
UA Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
21068
Mine Vehicle On-site Trolley Assist
Komatsu Ltd.
21069
New Tunnel and Ramp Entrance for the San Xavier Mining Laboratory
San Xavier Mining Laboratory
21070
University of Arizona SME/NSSGA Student Design Competition
UA Mining & Geological Engineering Department
21071
Monoclonal Antibody Manufacturing
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21072
Scaled-up mRNA Vaccine Manufacturing Process
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21073
Regulated Medical Waste Treatment Facility
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21074
Space-Operated Lunar Surface Total Internal Contamination Elimination System
Paragon Space Development Corp.
21075
Raw Sugar Production Byproduct Utilization
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21076
Smart Silo for Safe Storage of Combustible Materials
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21077
San Carlos Fish Pond
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21078
Cost-Effective Helium Extraction From Natural Gas
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21079
Compact Catalytic Convertor Reactor System
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21080
High-Throughput, Environmentally Friendly Hydrodesulfurization Unit
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21081
Solvent Waste Recovery
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21082
Separation of Resin
Bridgestone
21083
Wastewater Treatment Lab
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21084
Wastewater Treatment Process Lab
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21085
Synthesis of Biofuel Additives from Ethanol
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21086
Lunar Dust Filtration System
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21087
COVID Vaccine Production and Distribution
Sandia National Laboratories
21088
Environmentally Friendly HVAC Filter
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21089
The Aluminum-Air Battery
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21090
Arizona Water Competition - New Gilbert Water Treatment Plant
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21091
Energy Recovery From Food Waste
UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
21092
Mars Ascent Vehicle Abort System
UA Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
21093
Lunar Sample Return System
NASA
21094
Lunar Sample Return Vehicle Aggregation
NASA
21095
Design, Build, Fly Aircraft Design Competition
UA AIAA Student Branch
21096
Martian Ascent Vehicle Design
UA Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
21097
East Valencia Road Improvements
UA Department of Civil and Architecural Engineering and Mechanics
21098
Improvements to East Valencia Road and the Atterbury Wash Crossing
UA Department of Civil and Architecural Engineering and Mechanics
21099
Valencia Road Improvements - Pantano Road to Atterbury Wash
UA Department of Civil and Architecural Engineering and Mechanics
21100
Automated Irrigation Water Distribution System
Bard Water District
21101
Automated Flood Gate System
Bard Water District

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