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What projects are best suited for Capstone Design Course?

  • Open-ended design challenges where students can apply the engineering design process are best suited for the class.
  • The projects should be focused on new design or innovation, which require substantial engineering analysis and lends itself to building a prototype

How long do students work on the project?

  • Most schools within the College of Engineering have their student team work on the project for one semester.
  • Each team typically spends around 500 man hours of effort on the project.
  • Two semester long projects can be accommodated

How do sponsors interact with the student design team?

  • The student team typically discusses the project with the sponsor on a weekly basis through online conferencing or on-site visits if the company is local.