2018-19 Projects
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2018-19 Projects

2018-19 Projects

Product Sales Machine Learning

Project Overview Explore and implement machine learning and big data analysis techniques to provide a deeper understanding of commercial markets with respect to ancillary data.
Company Accelerated Analytics
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Feng-Jen Yang
Students Kriston Baboolal, Jack Burk, William Francois, Ashton Olney, Vincent Hael

Smart Data Aggregation Bot

Project Overview A smart "BOT" to gather and categorize happenings/events data to correlate to product sales forecasting.
Company Accelerated Analytics
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Feng-Jen Yang
Students Mark Adsit, Gustavo Caucayo, Brady Fishel, Jordan Jones, Kyle Krug, Scott Shriver

Driver Alertness Intervention

Project Overview A computer vision system to detect a human driver’s eye movement and related "alertness" level to help prevent falling asleep at the wheel.
Company Ardent and Bold
Department(s) Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Oguzhan Topsakal, Onur Toker, Younggil Park
Students Noah Baldwin, Nicole Bruce, Alexander Krol, Eddie Cabotaje, John Sarnecky, Blaine Shearer, Derik Rivas, Eric Williams, Jenario Johnson, Edward Willoughby, Lucas Teixeira, Natanael Felizzola

Atmospheric Electrical and Computer Engineering-Computer Science Support

Project Overview Controls and sensor suites for low humidity, atmospheric water generation for deployment in third world countries or for disaster relief.
Company "Atmospheric Water Generator, LLC"
Department(s) Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Tim Shedd, Onur Toker, Feng-Jen Yang
Students Morgan Havel, Nicholas Pellegrino, Jose Placeres, Nathan Roberts, Branden Duke, Christopher Taylor, Luis Garcia

Atmospheric Water Generation

Project Overview Industrial version of a low humidity atmospheric water generator that could be used to supply water to commercial buildings.
Company "Atmospheric Water Generator, LLC"
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Tim Shedd, Younggil Park
Students Tova Jones, Christopher Scaduto, Rhett Kaschai, Kirsten Benjamin, Abigail Ninan

Frost Resistant Heat Exchanger

Project Overview Explore polymer based heat exchangers to reduce scenarios where a system will "freeze" up in specific atmospheric conditions.
Company "Atmospheric Water Generator, LLC"
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Tim Shedd, Younggil Park
Students Daniel Cross, Danah Velez, Jared Riness, Klarissa Cortez

OiGO Deployment

Project Overview Refinement and deployment of the OiGO App, a social-emotional language facilitation tool that empowers users with language challenges to express and to cope effectively with their feelings. OiGO will foster real-time collaboration between patient, caregiver, and therapists.
Company Bridges ACT
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Oguzhan Topsakal
Students Andrew Lopez, Celeste Ramirez, Jason Smith, Jonathan Nguyen, Duniel Garcia

Distributed Mesh WiFi Networks

Project Overview Investigation and deployment recommendations for a gigabit distributed WiFi network for the downtown area of Winter Haven to support future "Smart City" initiatives.
Company City of Winter Haven
Department(s) Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Feng-Jen Yang, Onur Toker
Students Aleck Johnson, Dalton Barnes, Travis Hills, Thomas Lagrasse, Lucas Rufo, Cody Carroll, Daniel Kelly, Hanna Popple

Healthcare Employee and Service Networking

Project Overview An application to connect health care providers with health care professionals to meet real time facility demand.
Company Dijatek
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Feng-Jen Yang
Students Nicholas Charter, Benjamin Harvey, Arjay Paredes, Christopher Poole, Loyd Stewart, Chandler Hill

Product Distribution API Integration

Project Overview Development of a suite of APIs to connect disparate piElectrical and Computer Engineerings of software that support the distribution, placement, and tracking of merchandise.
Company Dijatek
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Feng-Jen Yang
Students Isaac Azoalos, Alexander Doan, Tyler Livingston, Brian Peraza, John Patrick Win, Matthew Ramsey

Predictive IT Infrastructure Health

Project Overview The development of a predictive model to anticipate proactive IT maintenance.
Company Red Lobster
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Mustafa Akbas

Marathon Housing Team

Project Overview Investigation and deployment of modern materials and manufacturing processes to deliver on demand disaster relief housing.
Company Geome LLC
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Matt Bohm
Students Benjamin Engstrom, Dominic Dodson, David Masselink, Michael Schulte, Benjamin Southwick, Nicholas Watson

Child Alertness System

Project Overview A system that can be retrofit to existing vehicles to remind adults when they leave the vehicle that children remain in the back seat. This team’s plan is to read sensor data, and make a decision about alarm condition (binary decision problem).
Company Guardian Angel Safety LLC
Department(s) Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Oguzhan Topsakal, Onur Toker
Students Zachary Mitchell, Nathan Harrill, Jacob Thornton, Jeremy Eudy, Gabriela Lopez, Justin Barrier, Kaylen Smith, Elena Lopez

AI Jobs Matching

Project Overview Advanced AI matching algorithms for skills-based job matching.
Company Harvest Jobs
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Feng-Jen Yang
Students Robert Beard, Elisabeth Harris, Joshua Wright, Daniele Mendez

Flexible Printed Electronics

Project Overview Explore and develop flexible ink-jet printed circuits and perform, testing, analysis, and characterization regarding functionality in various bending configurations.
Company Jabil
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Matt Bohm, Onur Toker, Feng-Jen Yang
Students Grant Percy, Hans Arndt, Kyle Steel, Matthew Chavers, Nicholas Chiriboga, Jesse Pecar, Wesley Varughese, Andrew Weidner, Pedro Gomez, Sungil Bartholome, Carlos Labusta, Brandon Dupuis

Jupiter Bike Computer Science Support

Project Overview Mobile app refinement for the Jupiter eBike as well as support the Electrical and Computer Engineering/ME efforts in furthering the autonomous eBike projects. The team’s main tasks are to update Jubiter Bike’s mobile app to implement a smart-lock and cruise control feature with potentially adding GPS functionality as well.
Company Jupiter Bike
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Oguzhan Topsakal
Students James Bartell, Patrick Skamarak, Timothy GaNun, James Wienold, David Ciccarello

Jupiter Bike Electrical and Computer Engineering Support

Project Overview Development and deployment of electronics hardware to enable autonomous operation of a portable eBike to demonstrate first mile/last mile transportation. This team is focusing on a Lidar and GYRO/ACC sensors based approach. Their plan is do develop an electronic system using Lidar and GYRO/ACC sensors for in-door position and orientation estimation.
Company Jupiter Bike
Department(s) Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Onur Toker
Students Esteban Segarra, Matthew Desaulniers, Michael Swindon

Jupiter Bike Mechanical Engineering Support

Project Overview Mechanical refinement of an existing eBike to reduce manufacturing/assembly time and cost.
Company Jupiter Bike
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Matt Bohm
Students Wyatt Liptak, Luke Yerkey, Benjamin Brown, Christopher Konow

Emergency Department Timeliness

Project Overview Improve timeliness of decision making for the emergency department’s bed placement through rule-based automation tool. The team’s main goal is to automate part of the Bed Traffic Controller’s current duties. To achieve this task, they are working on a software that interacts with Hospital’s CERNER software to get new patient information and current bed assignments to recommend bed assignments for the new patient. Once completed, Bed Traffic Controller will have the options to accept or decline bed assignment recommendations. The team successfully gathered the requirements, created the functional decomposition and data flow diagrams, designed the main algorithms and UI screens.
Company Lakeland Regional Health
Department(s) Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Harish Chintakunta, Oguzhan Topsakal, Onur Toker
Students Luis Quezada, Peter Molitor, Zachery Notz, Austin Sasko, Brandon Faulkenberry, Jared Smith, Jordan Gilpin

Sterile Department Logistics

Project Overview The sterile processing department at Lakeland Regional health (LRH) is responsible for cleaning and sterilizing all surgical tools and trays after they are used in a surgery. They would like to use simulation techniques to analyze the throughput of trays and instruments through the department, validate current staffing patterns and identify potential quality control issues and future throughput constraints.
Company Lakeland Regional Health
Department(s) Data Science and Business Analytics
Faculty Advisor(s) Sravani Vadlamani
Students Frank Mach, Robert Solfio, Angel Blasini, Stephen Song

Transportation Simulation

Project Overview The transportation department at Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) is responsible for moving patients throughout the hospital. Certain departments or locations have a large number of transports every day. A transport request comes through as an electronic order which is then prioritized and assigned to the appropriate staff. They would like to use simulation techniques to validate current staffing levels, test location specific transport personnel and priority settings to ensure a more efficient movement of patients between locations. They think an analysis of the prioritization levels, staffing vs demand and centralized vs dElectrical and Computer Engineeringntralized models would be helpful for designing a future state process.
Company Lakeland Regional Health
Department(s) Data Science and Business Analytics
Faculty Advisor(s) Sravani Vadlamani
Students Kathleen Newell, Daniel Sciullo, Ryan McNeil

Artificial Assistant for Network Managers

Project Overview The objective of this project is to create a module, called NetHoncho, which can interact with a packet routing network simulator. This module should provide user friendly interface (both api and a GuI) to set up the network and data, and to specify how the results of the simulation will be presented. The results generated by this module should then be compared with the theoretical estimates provided by L3T. This is a pure SW simulation based project.
Company Level 3 Communications
Department(s) Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Onur Toker, Harish Chintakunta
Students Alex MacTavish, Elliott Gregg, John Davis

Sparsity and Repair Time for Networks

Project Overview The goal of the project is to develop network topology management and routing protocols for sparse mobile networks. The metrics for the protocols are to minimize repair times when link failures occur. This is a pure SW simulation based project.
Company Level 3 Communications
Department(s) Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Harish Chintakunta, Onur Toker
Students Gage Mann, Jericho Mowry, Michael Midence

Pressure Vessel Testing

Project Overview Pressure vessel testing to ensure material lifetime in cold operating environments.
Company Paragon Water
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Younggil Park
Students Benjamin Ben-Ezra, Valinteshley Pierre, Adam Zimmerman, Michael Webb

Embedded Systems Machine Learning

Project Overview Utilize machine learning in big data to create optimized real time data analysis algorithms for advanced ceramic sensor networks.
Company Sensatek
Department(s) Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Onur Toker, Feng-Jen Yang
Students Jonathan Osborne, Taylor Rodriguez, Crystal Tong, Alexander Schwarze, Jared Alese, Jonathan Khabbaz, Robert Hoover

Future Automotive Service Centers

Project Overview To investigate what the typical "mechanic shop" will look like in the future with emergence of autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, etc. The team has established the current market status of autonomous vehicles and the potential for third party service providers entering the market.
Company The Spark Project
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Younggil Park
Students Emily Oldenburg, Joshua Frost, Robert Matthews, Marshall Smith

Automated Citrus Picking

Project Overview To explore methods and techniques to enable automated citrus grove picking.
Company W G Roe & Sons Inc
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Matt Bohm, Feng-Jen Yang, Onur Toker
Students Caleb Wingo, Daryn Matos, Terry Inman, Alejandro Ruiz, Tyler Simpson, Jeffrey Walteros, Carlos Machado, Caleb Greenwood, Heitor Tremura, Theodore Schutt, Payton Barnwell, Luis Sotomayor

Future Citrus Packing House

Project Overview To investigate what a futuristic citrus sorting/packing facility may look like and to propose a potential "new" layout.
Company W G Roe & Sons Inc
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Matt Bohm
Students Ryan McGee, Andrew DelRosal, Caleb Barnes

Tree Mass Estimation

Project Overview Development of a system to rapidly and accurately approximate the mass of a tree trunk and top to guide injection-based citrus greening medication.
Company W G Roe & Sons Inc
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Matt Bohm
Students Roger Nicholson, Derick Rodriguez Perez, Gage Alvarez, Lyle Maloney,Charles Soini,Madisen Dietz,Michael Greene,Devon Moreno,Michael Boullard

CAD API Integration

Project Overview A suite of plug-ins for disparate CAD packages such that information regarding an entire construction project can be accessed within a singular CAD package.
Company Whiting-Turner
Department(s) Computer Science
Faculty Advisor(s) Feng-Jen Yang
Students Diego De La Torre, Zachary Luebke, Chaseon Taranto, Lina Brihoum

Bed Monitoring – Vision System

Project Overview Advanced bed monitoring for patients to detect if they are attempting to get out of bed. Current systems only alert care givers after a patient has already gotten out of bed. The solution principle will rely on visual motion detection.
Company Winter Haven Hospital
Department(s) Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Oguzhan Topsakal, Onur Toker
Students Caleb Long, Xin Wang, Samuel Donahue, Gabriel Morgan, Andre Ripley, Brendan Crace, Nicholas Huston

Bed Monitoring – Wearable

Project Overview Advanced bed monitoring for patients to detect if they are attempting to get out of bed. Current systems only alert care givers after a patient has already gotten out of bed. The solution principle will rely on a wearable device similar to an Apple Watch or Fitbit.
Company Winter Haven Hospital
Department(s) Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Oguzhan Topsakal, Onur Toker, Younggil Park
Students Dakota Bainter, Matthew Lawyer, Joshua Woods, Alison Hart, Peyton Lee, Jessica Sheridan, Josvani Rivera, Brent Collins, Hunter Stopford, Sinead Fernandes, Kyle Testorf, Andrew Katanick

Drone Propeller Design

Project Overview A Design of Experiments based drone propeller experiment for use with the ACE summer camp. Multiple drone propeller blades will be designed and their efficiency will be shown through a test stand to measure the lift generated.
Company Florida Polytechnic University
Department(s) Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Advisor(s) Younggil Park
Students Shirley Garcia, Wenheng Lu, Steven Chisolm

Environmental Services and Engineering

Project Overview The Environmental Services at Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) are responsible for cleaning all patient areas, public areas and administrative work areas in the hospital. They would like to develop a demand based staffing model for each department, identify a robust overall cleaning schedule for the 1.4 million sq. ft. hospital area and a robust preventative maintenance schedule for facilities engineering. Also, evaluate how work is logistically scheduled and provide recommendations for more efficient prioritization.
Company Lakeland Regional Health
Department(s) Data Science and Business Analytics
Faculty Advisor(s) Sravani Vadlamani
Students Austin Welsh, Emily Yates, Aaron Kraslow, Stetson Gregorio

Food and Nutrition Services

Project Overview The Food and Nutrition Services are responsible for preparing and delivering all patient and visitor meals. They would like to develop a staffing model based on demand for inpatient services (ordering and delivery) and evaluate the food ordering and delivery process. Also determine the most efficient layout of storage and prep areas for the kitchen along with evaluating their ordering process.
Company Lakeland Regional Health
Department(s) Data Science and Business Analytics
Faculty Advisor(s) Sravani Vadlamani
Students Stratos Kartsounakis, Vladyslav Vorona, Zac Saubert, Adriana Medina, Jose Arenas