On May 1st, 2015, the MEM program was proud to have five Senior Design teams representing MEM, at the UCONN School of Engineering Senior Design Demonstration Day held at Gampel Pavilion. By 2020, MEM had 12 Senior Design Teams producing outstanding work for our corporate sponsors.
2019 MEM Senior Design Projects (coming soon)
During a two-semester senior design course, students work in groups to solve real-life engineering problems. The first semester covers manufacturing and production cases in preparation for the senior design experience. Students will also complete the first phase of their two-semester engineering design project focused on product/process creation or improvement, including problem definition, background, and a preliminary proposal.
In the second semester students will perform the design, fabrication, and testing of their product design or implementation, testing, and procedure writing for their process design. The proposal from the first semester guides the fabrication or implementation and testing to meet a detailed specification of engineering requirements. Both written and oral reports will be required. The Business and Engineering faculty will be jointly involved. (Sample MEM Project ppt)
Some of the MEM senior design projects involve an industry sponsor. Past sponsors include:
Industry sponsors have a chance to meet and work with students for focused hiring. Sponsors provide a technical representative to periodically meet with the team, monitor and mentor their progress, and infuse real-world input and guidance.
To find out more about sponsoring a team or other Senior Design information, contact:
Dr. Frank Cunha
Dr. Craig Calvert
Dr. Jiong Tang