Marwa Salahuddin Al Alawi, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA took part with many mechanical engineering students as part of the MechE degree at MIT in Design and Manufacturing class.
Students form teams of 4-7 designed and mass manufacture 50 functional yo-yos from scratch. Marwa with her team of four was in charge of coming up with the overall design of the yo-yo, which was based on the cute “Minion” character—as well as the 3D CAD (computer aided design), CAM (computer aided manufacturing), mold milling , and injection molding of the yellow body of the yo-yo.
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