BYU Capstone team develops the “impossible” to help therapists working with children diagnosed with autism
The team of Mechanical and Electrical and Computer Engineering students created a pair of glasses that displays in-lens animations to help with attentiveness and eye contact development.
Dean Michael Jensen and former BYU Engineering faculty David Arnold named Entrepreneur of the Year® finalists by Ernst & Young
Michael Jensen, dean of the BYU Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, has been nominated for the 2020 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® award. Dean Jensen is an Entrepreneur of the Year® finalist for the Utah region along with his business partner, former BYU Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty member David Arnold.
BYU Engineering wins high awards at Institute of Transportation Engineers Mountain District Conference
Two teams of BYU Civil Engineering students won first place in competitions at this year’s Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Mountain District Conference. Students competed in two competitions: the Traffic Bowl and the Kell Competition. Students Camille Lunt, Logan Bennett and Bruce Wang placed first in the Traffic Bowl. Natalie Gray, Sami Lau and Bruce Wang took first place in the Kell Competition. Second place of the Kell Competition was awarded to another BYU team, comprised of students Logan Bennett, Justin Hunter and Camille Lunt.
BYU, along with three other universities, will use the grant to research strategic implications of changing public transportation travel trends.
Hoping to create a solution to the eye-contact conundrum for children with autism, a BYU Engineering Capstone team and their sponsor have created a pair of glasses that display dynamic animated images on the lenses, potentially increasing the engagement and comfort of the child as they work to improve eye contact.