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Engineering Project Symposium & Showcase

June 1, 2018

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Wastewater Sanitation and Reclamation team project presentation on June 2, 2017

Civil Engineering student Cole Warrick presenting his team's project, "Wastewater Sanitation and Reclamation: Solutions for Sustainable Living” at the 17th Annual Project Symposium & Showcase on June 2, 2017

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College of Engineering Project Symposium Mobile App
College of Engineering Project Symposium Mobile App
This year, instead of a Project Symposium printed program, you will have the option to utilize a new and efficient mobile app for the Project Symposium & Showcase event, whether or not you attend the event.
The new app will display times, locations, and presentation information, the same as the printed program in prior years. The app allows you to generate a personalized schedule of sessions selected for attendance, check in to direct message participating student presenters and other attendees, and join in conversation on the discussion feed, and more, enhancing the event experience.

Hand Gesture Operated Piano Gloves project presentation at Project Symposium 2017An aerospace engineering team during the Engineering Project Showcase on June 2, 2017.

Left: Electromechanical Engineering student, Joshua Nicdao, showcasing his team’s “Hand Gesture Operated Piano Gloves” at Project Symposium 2017.
Right: Aerospace student team after presenting their project, “Intelligent Controller for an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle using Echo State Network,” at Project Showcase 2017
Hands-On Learning
The Engineering Project Symposium provides an opportunity for students across the college to present their projects for review by faculty, industry representatives, other students, and guests. This is a significant learning experience stressing teamwork, organization, and communication - important elements in an engineering career.
Student Presentations
Presentations showcase the results of individual and team-based efforts to solve multidisciplinary technical challenges. Between 400 and 500 undergraduate and graduate students will present dozens of projects and exhibits in approximately 20 simultaneous sessions. Faculty-mentored projects have been undertaken by students and student teams from our engineering departments: Aerospace, Chemical & Materials, Civil, Electrical & Computer, Industrial & Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, and Electromechanical Engineering Technology. Some projects are interdisciplinary, requiring participation by students across the college and the university. Many projects are sponsored and guided by industry. Projects require planning and most often use a research, prototype, test and document strategy. The pedagogical model is greatly enhanced by an opportunity to summarize a project in a public forum.

 

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