Student Projects

Columbia Engineering’s annual Senior Design Expo showcases the ingenuity and innovation of our graduating class. Open to the entire Columbia community and to guests from industry and local schools, seniors from all SEAS Departments demonstrate dozens of projects ranging from patent-pending consumer products to cutting-edge research to proposals for practical improvements to New York City infrastructure. Curious? Here are some videos and articles about Expo 2017:

Senior Design Expo 2017
From a beach cleaning robot to affordable diagnostic tools and better-fitting prosthetics, Columbia Engineering’s fourth annual Senior Design Expo showcased the ingenuity and innovation of the Class of 2017.
Senior Design Expo 2015
From a dynamic prosthetic alignment device to an air hockey playing robot, the Columbia Engineering 2015 Senior Design Expo annual event showcases work of graduating students across the Engineering departments.

Have an idea that you’d like to develop in your spare time? Some of our labs are available for extracurricular projects, with faculty approval. Please contact David Vallancourt (

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