Academics

Senior Design Showcase

Senior Design Showcase

Each year, Capstone Senior Design students present at the Senior Design Showcase, displaying their prototypes, designs and solutions developed for their projects. During the event, projects are evaluated by a judging team comprised of engineering professionals in both industry and academia. Capstone projects are evaluated based on criteria aligned with the learning outcomes outlined by ABET.  Awards are given for the best projects in the following categories:

  • Community Impact
  • Computerized System or Software Design
  • Machine Design
  • Manufactured System or Process Design
  • Medical Device or Biological Process Design
  • Sustainable Design

2019 SENIOR DESIGN SHOWCASE

The Senior Design Showcase for the 2018-2019 academic year will take place in on April 23, 2019 in the Grand Hall at the Tate Student Center. 

2017- 2018 Winning Projects

Community Impact

Project: Site Development Plan – Atlanta Readiness Center

Sponsor: Burns & McDonnell

Project Team: Regan Beck, Chase Crouse, Reed Ehrhardt, Mary Caton Peffen

Faculty Mentors: Dr. Jason Christian & Dr. Stephan Durham

Computerized System or Software Design

Project: Environmental Monitoring Station

Sponsor: Baldor Electric

Project Team: Nicolas Rousseau Burgess, Dustin Craig, Aaron Pagenkopf

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peter Kner

Machine Design

Project: AIAA Foundation Design, Build, and Fly Competition

Sponsor: AIAA Competition

Project Team: David Brown, Donley Henson, Jessica Kim, Alexander Larsson, Kyle Tate, Brandon Watts

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ramana Pidaparti

Manufactured System or Process Design

Project: Experimental Modal Analysis Using LabVIEW

Sponsor: Gulfstream Aerospace

Project Team: Louis Macuch, John Paul Metz, Tucker Stahle

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ben Davis

Medical Device or Biological Process Design

Project: Ultraviolet light system for microbial decontamination of surfaces within the UGA-VTH

Sponsor: UGA College of Veterinary Medicine- Dr. Marc Kent

Project Team: Rex Goeckeritz, Nathan Jones, Jordan Nathan 

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peter Kner

Sustainable Design

Project: Containers of Hope

Sponsor: Containers of Hope LLC

Project Team: Jill Blackmon, Zach Lacaria, Sam Locke, Cameron Rae

Faculty Mentors: Dr. Jason Christian & Dr. Stephan Durham