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 * [[Methane Digester]] Small-scale microbial digester that produces usable methane gas.

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 * CubeSats 10cmx10cmx10cm satellites free for student use.

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 * [[CubeSats]] 10cmx10cmx10cm satellites free for student use.



Edit this page to join, add, or suggest a project and to adjust project status. To express interest in or join a project, add your name and contact the instructors or other participants. Be sure your contact information is on the people page so folks can reach you. To add or suggest a project, edit the project page to add a project title, then click the title to start a new project page from a template. Include a few photos, a brief description, references, and your name. To comment on a project, edit the project page for that project. Add only constructive comments or suggestions.

Active projects (2014-15)

Completed projects (2013-14)

If your project is complete or abandoned, please move the link here, document on the project page what you learned, suggest to others how to proceed further, and summarize the status of any equipment used.

Suggested projects

Note: Students, a number of you have signed on to express interest in suggested projects. A project is not a project until there is work. If you consider your project in an active state, meaning you are working on it at any level, please move the link below to the list of active projects and email Carlsmith.

More suggestions

The Fun theory

Making a staircase into a piano gets people to choose it rather than the escalator. Can you make a game of something to solve a problem? http://www.thefuntheory.com/award-entries

Lenticular printing

Prints that project 3d images and animations http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenticular_printing


Send to this or other commercial print house http://www.snapilypro.com/

Light field cameras

Capture the angles and positions of photons

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Light-field_camera, http://www.raytrix.de/index.php/Cameras.html ,http://www.raytrix.de/index.php/3d_video_en.html, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lytro, http://cameramaker.se/plenoptic.htm

Photographic processes

Explore albumen, autochrome, calotype, carbon, collotype, cyanotype, daguerreotype, platiumum




Acoustics: Follicle mites and small scales

I wonder what follicle mites sound like...

Acoustic ecology http://www.acousticecology.org/presentation/index.html, http://www.acousticecology.org/soundscapelinks.html

MOMA : Acoustics: Subtleties of the sonic : http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v500/n7464/full/500526a.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20130829

Acoustics: Sound engineering

Bottling up sound waves: Acoustic bottle beams hold promise for imaging, cloaking, levitation and more, http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140804151512.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily+%28Latest+Science+News+--+ScienceDaily%29

Generation of acoustic self-bending and bottle beams by phase engineering, http://www.nature.com.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/ncomms/2014/140703/ncomms5316/full/ncomms5316.html

A Macroscopic Tractor Beam with Acoustic Waves http://physics.aps.org.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/articles/v7/46

Sources for inspiration

HUANG YI & KUKA - A DUET OF HUMAN AND ROBOT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7moBSpAEkD4

Reverse engineering (KahnAcademy) https://www.khanacademy.org/science/projects/Reverse-Eng

Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/tag/type-id/category-technology/?&offset=14

Udoo: http://www.gizmag.com/udoo/27099/

Google Glass specs: http://www.gizmag.com/google-glass-specs/27087/

Biomedical engineering undergraduate projects archives: http://bmedesign.engr.wisc.edu/

Ingestible sensors: http://www.hqinc.net/thermodot/products/, http://proteusdigitalhealth.com/

Kickstarter projects: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1130494637/techstyle-haus-solar-decathlon-europe-2014, http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/143072809/rhode-island-mini-maker-faire-2013, http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/916029689/the-fab-lab-at-space, https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1697625937/the-tiltyimu-a-family-of-user-friendly-robotics-co, http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/374019694/balloon-chain-at-burning-man-2013

The walls have ears http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S37/69/38I40/index.xml?section=science

Design awards http://www.core77designawards.com/2013/recipients/




Winning Ag Prize teams address global food system challenges, from food spoilage to hunger | Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Maker Commons – A Community of Makers | Commons In A Box http://commonsinabox.org/archives/1044 Replacement for wiki?


Associated Students of Madison approves 2015 Green Fund | Office of Sustainability

Amazon proposes cargo drone

Open-Source Lab, 1st Edition | Joshua Pearce | ISBN 9780124104624

Michigan Tech Open sustainability technology, Joshua Pearce


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