Assertion-Evidence Talks by Undergraduates
Andrew Getsy, a sophomore in computer engineering from Pennsylvania State University, makes a case for the new electric vehicles from Tesla Motors. What distinguishes this presentation is how methodical Andrew is in crafting his argument. This film had 3000 views in 2018. (Handout)
A team of Penn State engineering students analyzes how the Kingda Ka roller coaster works. The team is part of the organization Utree: Undergraduate teaching and research experiences in engineering. Utree teaches presentation skills to other engineering students.
Nicole Gallegor, a sophomore in mechanical engineering, discusses a new approach to bridge construction.
Isaac Moore, a junior in mechanical engineering from Penn State, presents a prosthetic that can treat age-related macular degeneration. (Handout)
Holly Cardillo, a junior in bioengineering from Penn State, discusses immunotherapy, which is a new approach to treat cancer. Holly gave this talk in September 2014, and in August 2017, immunotherapy was announced as a breakthrough in treatment of childhood leukemia. (Handout)
Casey Mrazik and John Taltavall, both engineering undergraduates at Penn State, present the presentation of a concrete canoe design. The presentation is for the Concrete Canoe Competition, which is a national competition among engineering colleges.
Kate Waskiw, a sophomore in industrial engineering, discusses a better way for Moringa seeds to clean water.
Rachel Perini, sophomore in mechanical engineering, speaks about how we can improve the current methods of hip replacements.