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'ECS Showcase' Spotlights Student Projects

Inaugural Award Competition Features Engineering Team Designs

May 7, 2014

"Exo-Limb" is a hands-free crutch

The "Exo-Limb" student project is a hands-free crutch created to replace standard underarm crutches for people with lower limb injuries.


A prototype of a hands-free crutch to replace standard underarm crutches for people with lower limb injuries will be among the more than 25 Cal State Fullerton student projects featured at the "ECS Student Projects Showcase and Awards" event FridayMay 9. The College of Engineering and Computer Science invitation-only gathering will include industry partners. 

Team Projects and Awards:

Ten student team projects are entered in the college's inaugural awards competition; three awards will be presented. Judged by industry partners, the competition will feature prizes in the following categories: Best in College Overall, $3,000; Best in College–Civil Engineering, $2,000; and Ed Huizinga Innovative Idea/Best Multidisciplinary Project, $3,000. The project titles, team names and departments are:

  • Mechanical Lock for Correctional Facilities, PDI Mech, Mechanical Engineering
  • Electro-Mechanical Lock for Correctional Facilities, PDI Electro, Mechanical Engineering
  • Dynamic Archery Target Stand, Eagle Eye Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • Passive Exo-Limb for People with Lower Leg Injuries, Exo-Limb, Mechanical Engineering
  • Pirates of Caribbean: Load Wheel and Bearing Project, Pirates, Mechanical engineering
  • NASA Sample Return Robotic Rover, Titan Rover, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • Independence Tower High Rise, Independence Tower, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Multi-Family Housing Design, Fairplex Arcadia, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Visual Weld Inspection System for the Indiana Jones Attraction, Inspector Willie, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • Effects of Biodiesel on Engine Performance and Emissions, Biodiesel, Mechanical Engineering

Media Contacts:

Hart Roussel, 
University Advancement, 657-278-5429 
Debra Cano Ramos


Tags:  Academics & Research