College of Engineering & Computing

Senior Design Project Web Sites

Students participate in a senior project to gain hands-on experience in applying engineering and science principles. Engineering students organize into interdisciplinary teams to design and construct a senior design project as a graduation requirement for their bachelor of science degrees. Student Design and Research

For information about the annual Northrop Grumman Engineering & Science Student Design Showcase visit: Student Design Showcase.

To see a selection of some of our past projects visit our Student Design Blog.

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • Exhibit Requirements Deadline: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 05:00 PM
  • Poster Deadline: Saturday, March 17, 2018 11:59 PM
  • E-Book Page Deadline: Saturday, March 24, 2018 11:59 PM
  • Exhibit Setup Deadline: Thursday, April 05, 2018 3:30 PM
  • Showcase: Friday, April 06, 2018
  • Discovery Day: Saturday, April 07, 2018


  • All deadlines listed above are firm. No late submissions or corrections will be accepted after the deadline. The deadlines are there to ensure that everything is proper on showcase day.
  • Standard setup space for all projects will be one 4ft by 2ft table and poster hangers
    • A sample table is available at the HSDC for inspection
    • Any special exhibit requirements need to be put in the exhibits requirement document
  • The poster and eBook templates will be distributed to all the teams. Please follow all the guidelines listed in the templates.
    • Any documents not following the proper template will be rejected.
    • If you require any assistance or have any queries, please contact the Office of Student Projects at the HSDC.

The Registration Process

  1. Complete the appropriate Safety Templates
    • Every project completes the 'Template for Registration' 
    • The project team then uses templates S1 through S11 as they apply to the project
      • Templates with no relevance to the project may be omitted
  2. E-mail the completed safety templates to
    • Submit the templates by the deadlines listed below
      • Initial Submission: Friday, October 13, 2017
      • Interim pass: Thursday, November 30, 2017
      • Final pass: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 
  3. The safety templates will then be reviewed by the appropriate officials, and the team will be informed of recommended changes (if any)
    • All Safety templates are reviewed in the order that they are received.
      • The sooner you submit the templates, the sooner they will be reviewed and the iteration process started