College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2024-06-04 07:23:18


Computer Engineering

Honors Course


Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2024


With modern life getting busier and more complex, many have turned to autonomous assistance for taking care of pets. The objective of this project is to design and prototype a device and application that will allow only certain dogs to enter and exit through a dog door while making the owners aware of their dog's activity. The dog door will utilize wireless communication from the dog to the door to control the status of the door’s lock and update the database that will send updates to the application. The application will keep track of when the dog enters and exits the door and present a photo of the dog entering and exiting the door. The locking system will keep the door securely shut unless a pet is entering or exiting, which will ensure that unwanted animals will not enter the home.

Research Sponsor

Dr. Michael Lichter

First Reader

Dr. Osama Alkatheeb

Second Reader

Dr. Huu Nghi Tran

Honors Faculty Advisor

Dr. Jose De Abreu-Garcia

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