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Brunel Engineers wow in annual showcase

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Robotic sharks, GPS canes and turbo-charged engine designs were all on show at this year's Brunel Engineers, an annual showcase of final-year engineering students' major projects.

Given the unenviable task of choosing their favourite projects, sponsors from prestigious organisations such as Bosch and TWI helped pick 2018’s Brunel Engineers Award winners.

Best mechanical engineering project

Winners: Lorenzo Baietta, Tojo Kattady, Shyam Kishore, Jiraporn Komkuenkaew
Sponsor: Bosch

BrunEng Lorenzo Baietta, Tojo Kattady, Shyam Kishore, Jiraporn Komkuenkaew

For the design, analysis and validation of FSAW Chassis and Aerodynamics – a project which outlined the work of the chassis division of Team BMM, who represented Brunel at the Formula SAE 2017/2018 competition

1- BrunEng BoschAward Panel

For excellence in engineering analysis, simulation and modelling

Winners: Marco Berchiolli, Emir Boz, Greg Guarda, William Peachy, Lukasz Ramowski, Glen Walsh
Sponsor: Crown Packaging

BrunEng Marco Berchiolli, Emir Boz, Greg Guarda, William Peachy, Lukasz Ramowski, Glen Walsh

For the development of an advanced axial inflow turbocharger turbine – a project for which the team designed and analysed multiple configurations of an advanced turbocharger turbine.

2- BrunEng Crown 2Packaging Panel

 

For enterprise and entrepreneurship

Winners: Mohammad Mohammad Hayat, Muhammad Mat Sani, Nashreen Idris, Saifur Rahman, Jasjar Kala
Sponsor: Frazer-Nash Consultancy

BrunEng Mohammad Mohammad Hayat, Muhammad Mat Sani, Nashreen Idris, Saifur Rahman, Jasjar Kalar

For the design and construction of a commercially viable multi-sensory system for bicycle safety analysis – a project for which the team designed and developed a system for monitoring and analysing the safety of a cyclist’s environment.

 3- BrunEng FNC Prize

Best project addressing issues of sustainability and transitioning to a circular economy

Winner: Mohammed Reza Jahanzat
Sponsor: Heathrow

BrunEng Mohammed Jahanzat

For the development of lightweight porous alkali activated materials for sustainable infrastructure – a project which studied the development and synthesis of lightweight porous foamed alkali-activated materials

4 BrunEng - Heathrow panel

For innovation in engineering, sustainability and design

Winners: Dylan Tuck, Matthew McCarthy, Francis Deterville, Hannah Brunskill
Sponsor: Jaguar Land Rover

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For the design and research of a formula student vehicle – a project for which the team managed to increase the downforce on the front wing of their car by 29%.

5 - BrunEng JLR Panel 

For the most innovative project by a female engineer

Winner: Sidra Ghulam Mustafa
Sponsor: Nita Rabadia 

BrunEng Sidra Ghulam Mustafa
For the development of an ultrasonic blind stick with GPS tracking system – a project which set out to create a low cost, efficient and comfortable aid for the visually impaired.

 6- BrunEng Nita Panel 

For innovation in design and engineers relating to medical devices

Winner: Nima Mohammadi
Sponor: The Anson Fund

BrunEng Nima Mohammadi

For real time facial expression recognition and heart-rate estimation on Raspberry Pi – a project which set out to develop a novel system to perform emotion recognition and heart rate detection, purely from video.

 7-BrunEng-Anson Fund

For excellence and innovation in engineering for economic and environmental sustainability

Winners: Satvir Singh, Evans Sefordzi, Enrico Tawiah Kwabena, Ritesh Ramkhelawan and Keshab Rana
Sponsor: TWI

BrunEng Satvir Singh, Evans Sefordzi, Enrico Tawiah Kwabena, Ritesh Ramkhelawan and Keshab Rana

For the development of a robotic lawnmower – a project for which the team developed a clean, autonomous, self-docking lawnmower

8 BrunEng- TWI Panel

Reported by:

Tim Pilgrim, Media Relations
+44 (0)1895 268965
tim.pilgrim@brunel.ac.uk