College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2023-05-06 08:14:04


Computer Engineering

Honors Course

CPEN 401/402

Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2023


The movement of furniture is an often overlooked pain point for physically-challenged individuals, especially when rearranging furniture in a room. These individuals may try to minimize the risk of tip-over or strain-related injuries by seeking assistance from others. Still, some individuals are limited in finding volunteers forthcoming and capable of helping. This can lead to a dilemma of either being able to find individuals willing to assist in the process or risking one’s own personal safety when moving furniture. The proposed design project implements the use of multiple, independent platforms with mecanum wheels placed underneath each corner of a piece of furniture by a user. These devices will work together to move furniture based on commands from a wireless device, allowing for the adjustment of furniture with more flexible positioning and will negate the requirement of human force, preventing physical strain on one's body.

Research Sponsor

Gregory Lewis

First Reader

Dr. Kye-Shin Lee

Second Reader

Dr. Mohammed Ali

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Kye-Shin Lee

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Honors summary

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