CMU Student Team Takes Top Prize in HP, Intel Design Challenge

A cross-disciplinary student team from Carnegie Mellon University has won the top prize in HP and Intel’s Design Challenge: Life in Space for creating a wearable exercise system for astronauts that relieves muscle atrophy in microgravity. HP and Intel invited eight of the best engineering schools in the United States to assemble teams and design a product that would make life better for astronauts.

CMU’s team consisted of five students from Mechanical EngineeringBiomedical Engineering and the School of Architecture, with Diane Turnshek of the Physics Department serving as faculty adviser.

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