Engineering Capstones Tap Into Creativity

Inside USD -- The mind of an engineer shouldn’t have creative limits. No joke.Patrick Walton, a senior mechanical engineering student, said what, at first, seemed like “a funny idea” for a project, quickly “turned into a serious one” for him and three classmates.

Walton was discussing the development of a Kinetic Fountain, a water fountain whose spouts are powered by music, thus connecting arts and science into a successful capstone project displayed at the University of San Diego Engineering Programs’ Spring Open House May 11. (Full Story)