Art Class

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After years of telling myself that I needed to learn how to draw, I’m finally doing it. You’ve seen some of my sketches on my Tumblr (Annie’s Daily Drawings), but it’s hard to push myself to draw daily when I get home … Read More

Rocky the Robot

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This past semester, I was enrolled in Mechanical Design. The goal of the course was to design, manufacture, code, and demo a search and rescue robot. The robot needed to pick up a medicine kit, drive through an obstacle course … Read More

Thermoforming Machine

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For the past ten weeks, my design class has been building a thermoforming machine from scratch. Thermoforming is a very useful process where a sheet of plastic is heated and draped over a mold, then the air is vacuumed out … Read More

Boxlift Crane

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In my Engineering Design class, we were challenged to build boxlift cranes that could lift 500 pounds at a distance of 28 inches from a central pole. The cranes were to be built with a maximum of 3 pounds of … Read More

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