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ISSUE 16 • DECEMBER 2014

WHAT'S NEW

Health Projects Shine at Fall Capstone Expo

With a project offering a new way to fix drooping eyelids, OculoSeal — a team of biomedical engineering majors — won the top prize at the Fall 2014 Capstone Design Expo. Health was a common theme among the winning concepts, drawn from the 105 teams competing in the expo.

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OTHER NEWS

Caps Off to Innovation

Jackie Borinski didn’t know exactly what she was looking for, but she knew what she wanted. “When you pick a Capstone Design project, you have to consider what it allows you to do as well as what you want out of it,” Borinski explains. “We wanted a project with a mechanical base, but also a pressing clinical need. This was the perfect combination of the two.”

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Capstone Design Expo (highlights video)

Georgia Tech’s Capstone Design Expo is an extravaganza of technology, prototypes, and ingenious solutions. See all the highlights of the Fall 2014 Expo.

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Mr. Georgia Tech: Mechanical Engineer, ROTC Leader, Internet Star

Mechanical engineering student Grant Veve was named Mr. Georgia Tech at the Homecoming football game Saturday, after a clever campaign video went viral on the Internet.

Every year, a Mr. and Ms. Georgia Tech are elected by the students based on their academics and involvement around Tech’s campus.

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You Can Do That (In China)!

In 2013, Georgia Tech mechanical engineering major Nick Selby gave a speech that would become one of the most talked about video clips of 2013.  Nearly a year after, inspiring a new class of Yellow Jacket freshmen to “build the Iron Man suit,” Selby found himself posing next to a life size statue of that very suit – across the world in China.

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A Message from the School Chair

The holiday season provides us with a chance to reflect upon the many accomplishments of Woodruff School students, faculty, staff and alumni in 2014. We enjoyed a spectacular year thanks to the efforts of thousands of dedicated individuals and hundreds of teams of folks dedicated to providing our students with the best education and in seeking solutions to the world’s grand challenges.

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