Winning Fall Capstone Teams Unravel Solutions to Problems in Salons, Trauma Rooms

A new tool to help hair stylists quickly unravel braids and a device to rapidly warm blood before it’s transfused into patients shared top honors at the Fall 2023 Capstone Design Expo.

That’s right: Two teams tied for the best overall project award this semester at the showcase of senior projects by engineering, industrial design, and computer science students.

They were among 129 devices and ideas on display at McCamish Pavilion that included everything from a portable sterilizer for surgical instruments to a redesigned logistics system for UPS Healthcare. The teams designed rovers to hunt for water on the moon, revamped recycling processes for Georgia Tech Dining, and simplified placing stakes for specialty crop farmers.

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