Imagine charging your cell phone just by walking. Or a specially-designed bicycle that allows amputees and people recovering from strokes to steer and change gears.

Those innovations are among the many to be featured at the University of Rochester on May 3 during Hajim School Design Day.

Student teams at the University's Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have been partnering with local companies and institutions over the past year to solve real-world engineering problems. This Thursday the students will demonstrate their results from 12-2 p.m. in the Munnerlyn Atrium of Robert B. Goergen Hall. Their projects include:

NOTE TO MEDIA: This short video provides a sampling of Design Day projects.

Event Details
WHAT: Hajim School Design Day 2012
VISUALS: More than a hundred engineering students demonstrating their innovations
WHERE: Robert B. Goergen Hall at the University of Rochester
WHEN: Thursday, May 3 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.