Shenyue Huang - Vaping Pathway - Self Assessment

Role: Observer
Week 1 - Week 3

Overview of Things Learned:

  • History of vaping

  • Why vaping is an issue

  • Different kinds of vaping detectors and the functions of them

  • Boolean and truth tables

  • Coming up with survey questions

Technical Area:

  • How FPGA works and its applications

  • How Boolean logic is used in FPGA

  • Downloading and using Quartus Prime

Tools:

  • STEM - Away forum

  • FPGA

  • G suite

  • Quartus Prime

Soft skills

  • Time management

  • Team work

  • Problem solving

Achievement Highlights

  • Researching vaping detectors

  • Setting up Quartus Prime

  • Understanding Boolean and truth tables

Meetings attended

  • Introduction to FPGA

  • First Team Meeting

  • FPGA Training 1

  • FPGA Training 2

  • Team Meeting 3

  • FPGA Training 3

Goals for the Upcoming Week:

  • Know more about verilog

  • Complete more courses about Quartus Prime

Tasks Done:

  • Researched about vaping detectors

  • Learned about Boolean and truth tables

  • Watched introduction course of Quartus Prime

  • Contributed to survey questions

#time-management #problem-solving #teamwork

Week: 8/3 - 8/9

Overview of Things Learned:

  • More about pros and cons of vaping detectors

Technical Area:

  • Editing PowerPoint on shared google drive

Tools:

  • Google drive

  • Quartus Prime

Soft Skills:

  • Teamwork

Meetings attended:

  • Week 4 team meeting

  • FPGA Training 4

Goals for the Upcoming Week:

  • Personas

  • Logic solver exercises

Tasks Done:

  • More research on FlySense

Week: 8/10 - 8/16

Overview of Things Learned:

  • Finished the logic solver exercise

Technical Area:

  • Using Quartus Prime to finish logic solver exercise

Tools:

  • Quartus Prime

Soft Skills:

  • Independent study

Meetings attended:

  • Week 5 team meeting
  • FPGA Training 5

Goals for the Upcoming Week:

  • Read all the research done by teammates

Tasks Done:

  • Logic solver exercises

8/17- 8/23
Overview of Things Learned:

  • Marketing tactics of vaping

Technical Area:

  • Understand what is a block diagram

Tools:

  • Google doc

Soft Skills:

  • Independent study

Meetings attended:

  • Week 6 team meeting
  • FPGA Training 6 (recording)

Goals for the Upcoming Week:

  • Read the final report to deepen knowledge about vaping and learn report writing techniques

Tasks Done:

  • Read research done by teammates

8/14- 8/28
Overview of Things Learned:

  • A comprehensive view of the vaping issue
  • Boolean and truth tables
  • Coming up with survey questions
  • How FPGA works and its applications
  • Editing PowerPoint on google drive

Tools:

  • Google doc
  • STEM - Away forum
  • FPGA
  • G suite
  • Quartus Prime

Soft Skills:

  • Independent study
  • Time management
  • Team work
  • Problem solving

Achievement Highlights

  • Research on FlySense
  • Finished logic solver exercises
  • Understanding Boolean and truth tables

Meetings attended:

  • Introduction to FPGA
  • First Team Meeting
  • FPGA Training 1
  • FPGA Training 2
  • Team Meeting 3
  • FPGA Training 3
  • Week 4 team meeting
  • FPGA Training 4
  • Week 5 team meeting
  • FPGA Training 5
  • Week 6 team meeting
  • FPGA Training 6 (recording)
  • Week 7 team meeting
  • FPGA Training 7 (recording)

Tasks Done:

  • Learned about Boolean and truth tables
  • Watched introduction course of Quartus Prime
  • Contributed to survey questions
  • Logic solver exercises
  • Finished reading report done by teammates

#time-management #problem-solving #teamwork