Examples of Student Projects

Our students benefit from capstone projects to apply technical skills and hone soft skills. They help industrial sponsors solve real problems and make connections to jump start their careers. This is just a sampling of past projects.

Sample of Recent Projects

  1. Maximize (process & supply for) car seat plastics recycling
  2. Optimize vegetable seed production across multiple global locations
  3. Initiate a newly purchased hydroponic growth system, layout the area, and assess efficient and effective work flow design
  4. Optimize bed count with hospital forecasts at multiple Indiana Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) locations  
  5. Reduce yield loss and environmental impact for our [product] production lines; process flow, identify loss points, quantify, prioritize losses, root cause, plan, implement, and estimated savings
  6. Design and recommend plant expansion layout: process mapping, flow analysis, simulation (Arena) of throughput and workstation design
  7. Design and implement a process control for food preparation and service to allergy sufferers in dining and catering services
  8. Aid data-driven decision making: evaluate and provide cost analysis of an IoT (Internet of Things) manufacturing monitoring platform
  9. Reduce clinician burnout and increase efficiency regarding electronic medical records activities
  10. Optimize transportation services to provide easy, safe, and supportive transportation for long term care clients' appointments
  11. Improve efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy of a sales forecasting model that includes a visualization tool, enabling quicker and more robust decision making
  12. Create an interactive chat bot for noise repair diagnostics 

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