Wearable Eating Sensor

a man bites into meat and bread.

Seeking hardware/software hack interested in helping to develop a novel wearable eating sensor.

Project description

Our team aims to develop a novel wearable eating sensor. Think about how to measure your daily calorie expenditure. Easy! Fitbit or related products. But how can you track the calorie intake? Our solution should be more advanced than manual logging.

If you are a hardware/software hack interested in the project, contact us.

Project outcome

The specific outcomes of this project will be identified by the faculty mentor at the beginning of your collaboration. 

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment To be determined by student/mentor
Start time Fall, Spring, Summer
In-person, remote, or hybrid?
Level of collaboration To be determined by student/mentor
Benefits Academic Credit, Salary / Stipend, Volunteer, Work Study
Who is eligible Android Programming, Machine Learning, Sensors
Goldwater and the National Science Foundation

Students participating in this project might be interested in and eligible for the Goldwater Scholarship and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Connect with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to learn more.

Project mentor

Wenyao Xu


Computer Science and Engineering

330 Davis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4748

Email: wenyaoxu@buffalo.edu

Start the project

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Preparation activities

The specific preparation activities for this project will be customized through discussions between you and your project mentor. Please be sure to ask them for the instructions to complete the required preparation activities.


Computer Science and Engineering