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Students build smaller, equally powerful version of Village Drill

December 12, 2018
Water-well drill can now reach more remote locations around globe
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BYU develops multi-university capstone program for UAV research

October 16, 2018
More than 250 students from 8 universities have participated
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Students engineer hand-trike attachment for LDS Charities global wheelchair program

April 08, 2018
BYU engineering students are helping make LDS Charities wheelchairs even better for people in need around the globe.

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Five years later, BYU's village drill project bringing clean water to hundreds of thousands

September 13, 2017
In 2011, a group of mechanical engineering students built a human-powered drill to dig water wells as part of a senior capstone course. The project seemed promising, but little did they know how life-changing it would become.

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Students creating prosthetic sockets for thousands of amputees in Africa

April 19, 2017
BYU engineering students have teamed with non-profit Engage Now Africa to create a socket for above-knee amputees that fits neatly into prosthetics made available by the international Red Cross.

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Engineering students make biking possible for kids with leg-length discrepancies

April 10, 2017
Mechanical engineering students at BYU have created a special adapter to a bike pedal that allows people with leg-length discrepancies and knee flexibility issues ride smoothly and painlessly.

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Engineering students build adult-sized bike trailer for professor's son with cerebral palsy

March 29, 2016
A group of mechanical engineering students in the Capstone Program have built an adult-sized, two-in-one bike trailer/jogging stroller for McKay Mitton, an 18 year old with cerebral palsy.

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