Estheryoo - Vaping Detection & Mitigation Pathway

Things I Learned:

  • Better understanding of Logic Gates and Boolean Logic
  • Learned the introduction to Quartus Software
  • Why FPGA’s are extremely useful


  1. I was able to finish the Intel introduction.
  2. I watched videos about Boolean logic and understood it better.
  3. I attended the FPGA trainings and Team meetings.
  4. I was able to work with my group to develop vaping detectors and research about it.
  5. I was able to gain valuable statistics from sharing my google forms to use for our presentations.
  6. I was able to effectively finish our presentations to present every week.

Tools Used:

  • STEM-Away Forum
  • Intel FPGA Course
  • Google Slides

List of Meetings/Training:
7/14, 7/17, 7/20 Meetings
7/16, 7/23 FPGA Training


  • Research the assigned vaping sensor
  • To explore the Quartus software more
  • Attend more Office Hours
  • Grow as a teammate

Tasks Done:

  • Downloaded Quartus and watched the intro lecture.
  • Attended majority of team meetings and trainings.
  • Watched videos and went to Office Hours
  • Finished all the weekly presentations and assigned slides