Schedule

This year’s schedule for most Capstone Design courses is:

Fall 2014

Week 1 – Capstone classes start
August 25

Week 2 – On-site visits begin
September 2

Week 6-9 – Mid-term Presentations (Varies by department)
September 29 – October 24

Week 14-16 – Final Presentations (Varies by department)
December 1 – December 19

Week 16 – Final Reports and/or other materials typically due (Varies by department)
December 15 – December 19

 

Spring 2015

Week 1 – Capstone classes start
January 12

Week 2 – On-site visits begin
January 20

Week 6-9 – Mid-term Presentations (Varies by department)
February 16 – March 13

Week 14-16 – Final Presentations (Varies by department)
April 20 – May 8

Week 16 – Final Reports and/or other materials typically due (Varies by department)
May 4 – May 8

 

Department Events

Some departments hold design events during the semester. Please contact the respective faculty for times and locations.

Capstone Department Contacts

Program coodinators are bolded.

Aerospace Engineering
Tom Gielda, 515 294-4393
Dr. Ganesh Rajagopalan, 515 294-6796
Matt Nelson, 515 294-2640

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Dr. Joshua Peschel, 515 294-4814
Norm Muzzy, 515 294-5169

Chemical and Biological Engineering
Dr. T. J. Paskach, 515 294-7642

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Larry Cormicle, 515 294-8299
Beth Lin Hartmann, 515 294-8190

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Gary Tuttle, 515-294-1814
Dr. Joe Zambreno, 515-294-3312
ECpE Capstone website

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
David Sly, 515 296-3120
IMSE Capstone website

Materials Science and Engineering
Martha Selby, 515 294-0195
Dr. Rebecca Cademartiri, 515 294-3327
MSE Design Projects

Mechanical Engineering
Jim Heise, 515 294-3857
Jackie Baughman, 515 294-5523
Scott Merkle, 515 294-5575
Mike Messman, 515-294-0674
ME Capstone website


Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)
Carey Novak, 515 294-1705
CIRAS Capstone website

If you are unsure of which department to contact or the type of projects that can be included, or have questions regarding the departmental programs, please contact Carey Novak of CIRAS at 515 294-1705 or cenovak@iastate.edu.