Hands On at ECPI University Campuses

Hands On at ECPI University Campuses

Charlotte Campus Computer and Information Science students John Marsalis and Yacob Yirgahaimanot won first and second place respectively at the CIS Club’s recent cyberwar hacking competition. By challenging students to infiltrate a traffic light network, they learn how criminals hack systems and can be better prepared to protect them when they begin their careers.

Greensboro Campus – Faculty member Neety Blackburn sabotages a network, then challenges students to detect the problem and take corrective action.

Northern Virginia Campus – As part of their senior project, Mechatronics students David Naines and Matthew Howley redesigned a RHex, a six-legged highly-mobile robot with specialized gaits which can traverse all kinds of terrain, caves, and pipes.

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Richmond/Moorefield Campus – Student Herman Hamilton perfects his soldering technique.

Richmond/Moorefield Campus – Students in Digital Systems Lab successfully completed their first task using new programmable logic boards. Based on the Cyclone Chip from Altera, they are used to control automotive equipment, 5G wireless based-stations, data centers, IoT devices, and are the cornerstone of modern 4K High Definition Televisions and Blue Ray players.

Richmond/Moorefield CampusSurgical technology students practice applying splints and casts.