Student project ideas

The Academy’s Visiting Professors often engage with undergraduate projects. At their recent meeting it was suggested that we start a list of ideas to share. Here it is! Please add to it.

Portable wind turbine for disaster areas (from Aston)

Solar powered car (many institutions)

Formula Student car (many institutions)

Bridge with low weight as a success criterion

Various aircraft/drone configurations (with many possible criteria – lift load, manoeverability, endurance ….)


Pipe crawler

Remote handler for hazardous environments (eg reactors)

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In Aerospace Engineering, we are also keen to encourage:
CubeSat/Nanosatellite (many international institutions)
CanSat (a satellite in a cokecan competition) (AIAA competition)

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