Unmanned Aircraft
The AUVSI SUAS annual competition has been held in Maryland each June since 2002. According to their website, their mission is to require “students to design, integrate, report on, and demonstrate a UAS capable of autonomous flight and navigation, remote sensing via onboard payload sensors, and execution of a specific set of tasks.” Teams come from all over the world to enter their UAS into the competition. The plane is required to fly itself through a series of way points and obstacles before it drops an autonomous car that will parachute from the sky. While the car drives to a final GPS…
Capstone Team
In the words of Assistant Dean Jim Trent, the BYU College of Engineering Capstone is “a legacy program,” that has now reached its 30-year anniversary of providing students with real-world projects and experience in their undergraduate years. Capstone is a two-semester culminating class completed in an engineering student’s senior year. Teams of students from Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, and Manufacturing Engineering work on projects in connection with professors and industry professionals. Trent said Capstone also provides companies with a way to recruit students for full-time…
Autumn Leaves
The BYU Engineering Together Retreat for new students will be held on Saturday, September 19th, from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at South Fork Park Pavilion in Provo Canyon. At the retreat, you will meet other BYU College of Engineering students, ask questions of faculty and staff, and participate in several team-building activities. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Spots are very limited to the first 150 students that sign up. After we have reached our limit, students will be placed on a waitlist. To reserve your spot, click here and choose the link for "tickets."