April 14, 2011 | WMU News
WMU students will showcase and demonstrate their projects from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences on WMU's Parkview Campus. Sponsored by the college, the event is free and open to the public.
Nearly 190 seniors will present the results of 69 projects they have completed to solve problems facing business and industry. Many of the projects are sponsored by southwest Michigan companies, including Dana Corp., Graphic Packaging, Kellogg Co., Pfizer Inc. and Stryker Medical, as well as by Microsoft Corp. and state and local governments.
Participants hail from a variety of disciplines, including civil and construction engineering, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, industrial and manufacturing engineering, mechanical and aeronautical engineering, and paper and chemical engineering. The conference is held twice each year, in April and December, to showcase the work of graduating seniors in the engineering disciplines who are required to complete a real-world capstone project.