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University of Rochester - 2016

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Student Design Projects Description

The Forbes Entrepreneurial Award is a yearly, endowed award intended to encourage full-time engineering seniors to consider the commercial potential of their design projects. Departments also sponsor individual and group design projects as part of coursework. Members of the student-run Mini-Baja team design, build and enter a Mini-Baja Race Car competition annually (or semi-annually). They learn many new skills, including basic car mechanics, welding, and how to machine metal parts. Similarly, students involved in Solar Splash design and build a solar powered boat yearly for a national competition.