Publication Date

Spring 2021

Document Type

Final Report

Embargo Date


Problem Statement

This design project attempted to create a new pill-cutting device to help pharmacy technicians split pills quickly, precisely, and safely. The product was intended to occupy a competitive niche with current devices on the market, prioritizing increased cutting speed with potentially greater cost.

Author's School

McKelvey School of Engineering

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering Design Project (MEMS 411)