2021 Capstone Design Conference

The second <Virtual> Capstone Design Conference is over, but there's more in store this summer! 

We invite you to continue the conversation and register for one or more of the summer workshops offered by members of the Capstone Design Community. Below the workshops, you can also find links to the collaborative notes from the June 9 <virtual> conference, which will remain available along with the rest of our past conference information.

July 15: Creating the "Perfect" Capstone Project from Proposal to Hand-Off (workshop overview)

  • Presented by Texas Instruments
  • Thursday, July 15, 1-2:30 (EDT)
  • Workshop slides

July 20: Preparation for Design Students Tackling Electronics Projects (workshop overview)

July 21: Baby Steps or Giant Leaps: Models and Means for Promoting Interdisciplinary and Inter-University Opportunities in Your Capstone (workshop overview)


Conference Sessions and Notes (recordings coming soon)

What to Keep From the COVID Experience   Video | Notes

  • Facilitator: Bridget Smyser, (Northeastern University)
  • Faculty Panelists: Rick Berkey (Michigan Tech), Noe Vargas Hernandez (UTRGV), Bonne Roberts (Colorado State University)
  • Student Panelists: Mitch Wacker (Rose Hulman), Alexis Gillmore (UT-Knoxville)

Nifty Ideas & Surprising Flops   Video | Notes | Slide Deck

  • Facilitator: Susannah Howe (Smith College)
  • Presenters: Sid Deliwala (UPenn), Robert Hart (UT Dallas), Shraddha Sangelkar (Rose-Hulman), Edward Latorre (U Florida), Beth DeBartolo (RIT), Rachana Gupta (NCSU), Charles Radovich (USC), Kris Jaeger-Helton (Northeastern), Jamie Canino (Trine), Todd Polk (UT Dallas), Susannah Howe (Smith)

Capstone 101   Video | Notes

  • Facilitator: Robert Hart (University of Texas - Dallas)
  • Faculty Panelists: Sindia Rivera-Jimenez (University of Florida), Jenny Retherford (UT-Knoxville), Cassie Bowman (Arizona State University); additional response support from Kris Jaeger-Helton (Northeastern University), Jay Goldberg (Marquette University), Shraddha Sangelkar (Rose Hulman)
  • Industry Panelist: Mark Easley (Texas Instruments)