Jake AbbottAssociate professor in mechanical engineering Jake Abbott received a $15,000 one-year grant from Blackrock Microsystems for a senior design project titled ‘Rodent Tracker.’

The deliverables for the project are:

  1. A prototype overhead tracking system capable of preventing rodent wiring entanglement
  2. A data feedback system to collect data from rodent positions
  3. A documentation package and report detailing the design

Learn more about Dr. Abbott and his research at the Utah Telerobotics Laboratory site.