Flexible Electronic for Monitoring Heat Stress - Materials Science and Engineering

Undergraduate students majoring in electrical or computer science/ engineering or closely related field are needed to assist in the development of a flexible, wireless, Bluetooth connected electronic wearable for monitoring heart rate, skin temperature, and the skin’s thermal properties.

Project Dates

Start Date: 11/1/2022 - End Date: 12/31/2023

Students Needed

Type of Project


Student Responsibilities

Potential responsibilities, depending on student's major include: -Writing code to read heart rate and other data collected from skin on a tablet -Connecting electronic hardware on small flexible-PCB footprint -Working in cleanroom to conduct standard photolithography and metal deposition -Reporting findings in a group setting -Participating in lab group research activities -Troubleshooting/problem-solving with some independence

Time Commitment

10 hour(s)

Student Requirements

Self-motivated Open to learning new things Enjoys problem-solving Time management to meet deliverables Ability to communicate with collaborators both within and outside UCF

Interested in Working With the Following Programs

Honors Undergraduate Thesis
Independent Research Credit (4912)
McNair Scholars
Research and Mentoring Program
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Additional Notes

Interested applicants can send their CV to kcrawford@ucf.edu. Include how you heard about the Crawford group, what year and major you are, and your career goals related to working in the Crawford group.

Position Overview

  • Date Posted: 10-14-2022
  • Research Categories:
    • Engineering
  • Location:
    • Lake Nona
  • Paid: Yes