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Student Research Opportunities

Students interested in participating in undergraduate research should visit the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Website.

Examples of student involvement with ITS-related research projects

In-Vehicle Driver Assistance for Teenagers

Mechanical engineering grad student Shawn Brovold helped design technology to address the primary causes of most fatal teen-driver crashes: speeding, lack of seat belt use, alcohol impairment, and driver inexperience.

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Student’s research, design tested by state DOT

The Quick Edge Rapid Underbody Plow Cutting Edge Changing System, designed by mechanical engineering undergrad Michael Etheridge, aims to reduce the risk of injury to workers changing snowplow cutting edges, reduce the amount of time it takes to do so, and achieve these objectives with minimal effects on the rest of the machine.

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