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Dec. 4: Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon Mechanical Engineering Students Host Design Exposition for Innovative Products

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Chriss Swaney                      
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swaney@andrew.cmu.edu

Media Advisory:
Carnegie Mellon Mechanical Engineering Students
Host Design Exposition for Innovative Products

Event: Carnegie Mellon University engineering students will showcase innovative product designs, including a new foldout toaster, a novel ski boot attachment and an automatic safety lock for baby strollers to prevent it from moving when parents are not holding the stroller handle. The projects, designed to help students identify critical engineering components and concepts, is the senior capstone design project in mechanical engineering.

Ching-Shin (Norman) Shiau, a Ph.D. student and research assistant in mechanical engineering, said other projects include an ergonomic weed trimmer and an energy-saving ice-cube maker.
 
When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Dec. 8.

Where: Carnegie Mellon's University Center, first floor, in front of the Connan Room, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.

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