For the final project, students must choose an adviser to work with in the first semester, and register for CEVE 590 with the adviser’s approval to conduct the project in the second semester. In the second semester or semester which the final project will be completed, students are required to meet with their adviser to discuss final project details and timeline by the end of the first week of class.
All M.C.E.E. students must complete a two-credit final project with a faculty member in the CEE department. Through the final project, M.C.E.E. students must demonstrate professional written and oral communication skills:
Write-well organized, coherent papers with few grammatical errors
Demonstrate an ability to describe scientific issues and techniques in writing and presentation
Deliver a professional presentation on par with a solid conference presentation
Demonstrate a facility with the issues and techniques immediately relevant to the topic through responses to questions
M.C.E.E. students are required to undergo training with The Center for Academic & Professional Communication (CAPC) on writing and presentation of the final project.