This year, there are 9 research teams in the Engineering Design and Development class of the North Penn High School engineering academy.  The main research endeavors that the students are involved with are listed below.  Many of the students within these teams will also be performing various extended and supplementary experiments.  A team research section will be added to the website soon to demonstrate various images and videos of the students' research.  Please check back soon!
 

     

  Energy Harvesting
  Roof Shingles

ENERGY
RESEARCH

     Darren Deeck  |  Beau Meingossner  |  Alexander Vuong

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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!

 

  Educational Virtual
  Reality Technologies

EDUCATION
RESEARCH

     Harris Levine  |  Julia Santos  |  Bryan Moed  |  Anthony Quigel (MCCC Student)

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EVRT Team: 1st Summer Meeting!
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EVRT Team: 2nd Summer Meeting!
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Thank You North Penn Educational Foundation!
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VR Computer is up and running!
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Julia is setting up the VR apparatus!
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Dr. James Perkins from St. Paul's School in London!

 

  Advanced Battery
  Separators

ENERGY
RESEARCH

     Nick Crisler  |  James Drinkwater  |  Jake Yoder

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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
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Preparing their 1st polymer solution!
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If you don't document it, you didn't do it!
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Electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
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Penny battery experimentation
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Magnesium experimentation
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Magnesium experimentation
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Magnesium experimentation

 

  Magnesium Air
  Fuel Cells

ENERGY
RESEARCH

     Brian Pilat |  Matthew Shaw  |  Tyler Uhler

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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
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Preparing Scanning Electron Microscope stubs!
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Analyzing their research on the Hitachi TM3030 Scanning Electron Microscope!

 

  Shape Memory
  Polymers

MATERIALS
RESEARCH

     Zandon Grant  |  Justin Hrusovsky  |  Evin Karatas  |  Sam Rouni

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Preparing a polymer solution to electrospin nanofibers.
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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
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Analyzing their research on the Hitachi TM3030 Scanning Electron Microscope!

 

  Energy Harvesting
  Roof Shingles

ENERGY
RESEARCH

     Anthony Brigidi  |  Jason Ellstrom  |  TJ Schmidt

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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
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Their electrospinning apparatus
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Nanofiber reconstitution: Pure Research
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Analyzing their research on the Hitachi TM3030 Scanning Electron Microscope!
 

  Wireless Energy
  Transfer System

ENERGY
RESEARCH

     Aaron Diettrich  |  Engy Khoshit  |  Scott Schrum  |  Noah Wendt

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Settiing up the electrospinning apparatus!
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The team's first electrospinning activity
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Proof of Concept: Wireless Energy Transfer - Lighting an LED wirelessly!
 

  Microencapsulated Concussion
  Prevention Materials

MATERIALS
RESEARCH

     Jason Sands  |  Jonathan Storms

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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
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Using Google Hangouts for an absent student to "remote in" to the experiment!
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Electrospinning nanofibers!
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Created nanofibers!
 

  Thermoelectric Energy
  Harvesting & Storage

ENERGY
RESEARCH

     Jonathon Deddy  |  Nicholas Hendrzak

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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
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First time electrospinning polymer nanofibers!
 

 

  Superhydrophobic Nanofiber Research
  Special Education Communication Devices
  Advanced Clock System
  Custom Application Development
  Water Transport Protection

ENERGY
RESEARCH

      Engineering Projects In Community Service Club
 
Below are a few videos from the 2015-2016 school year research endeavors.  The video below is the final presentation offered by the students on June 1, 2016. 

2016 Philly Materials Day Images

 

Core-Sheath Phase Change Nanofibers

Electronic Plants Thermoelectric Cells Atmospheric Pressure Research
     
     
Below are a few videos from the 2014-2015 school year research endeavors.  The video below is the final presentation offered by the students on June 3, 2015. 

2015 Philly Materials Day Images

 

PAN-CU Nanofibers

Dow Engineers Visit NPHS Superconductive Nanofibers We Have Vision!
     
     
Below are a few videos from the 2013-2014 school year research endeavors.  The video below is the final presentation offered by the students on June 4, 2014. 

2014 Philly Materials Day Images

 

Electrochromic Glass

Photochromic Nanofibers Microparticle Encapsulation Electrochromic Film
     
     

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Drexel University FEI XL30
Hitachi TM3000

Scanning Electron Microscopy

 
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Click here to visit a sampling of SEM Images from past student research teams


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