• Music Machine

    The Volcano, as my team of 3 calls it, is a self automated music machine that was created during the course MEAM 511, introduction to creative thinking course. It was a project that demanded a machine be entirely mechanical and able to play music for 45 seconds. I designed the ball release mechanism which is …

  • Aeroelastic Flutter

    The task of this project was to generate electricity using only wind power and no rotating parts. ┬áMy team built an apparatus that could hold a tensioned rubber belt which would exhibit the phenomenon of aeroelastic flutter at just 13 miles per hour. The belt would begin to vibrate and by attaching magnets inside copper …

  • Glass Working

    These pieces were created during the winter of my junior year. I spent 4 hours at a glass blowing studio in Boston and during that time created these two paperweights. Each one is the size of a fist and weighs close to 1 kilogram. The coloring inside is colored glass that was gathered over the …

  • Water Powered Rocket

    I designed and fabricated an apparatus for launching a custom built carbon fiber and aluminum rocket body for use with the sophomore lab course. The rocket and launcher was built to withstand over 160 PSI giving it the thrust to fly upwards of 25 meters. The base unit is made of 60 series aluminum and …