ECE 4910 - Senior Thesis I
Section 003 - Micron Clinic
Spring 2009

General Information:

Title: ECE 4910 - Senior Thesis II, Spring 2009
Instructor: Ken Stevens,, MEB 4506, 585-9176
Classes: Wed 4:45 - 5:35, Room MEB-3235
Office Hours: by appointment
Web Page:
Prerequisites:   ECE 4900

Course Description:

This course is for students with major status who are seniors within one year of graduation. In this course the student completes the project and documentation that was defined and started in ECE 4900. The final results are presented at a public competition, and a writeup is delivered in a format suitable for a conference publication, and the working project is demonstrated.

There are several major goals for this project, which will prepare the students for industry or graduate work:

  1. Select and complete a significant engineering project
  2. Develop proposal and presentation skills, and paper writing skills
  3. Project organization, planning, and teamwork skills

Grading Policy:

Incomplete Policy: You can't get an incomplete unless you have a documented medical or legal emergency.
Add/Drop Policy: The strict University policy is applied.
Disability: If you have a condition that merits consideration, you must contact the instructor at the beginning of the course.

The grade for this semester is cumulative for this course as well as 4900. Following is the grading for the course (both 4900 and 4910):

Project proposal and presentation10%
Mid-year report and Presentation10%
Weekly Meetings and Logs15%
Completed project meets proposal specifications 25%
Teamwork and Effort standard (225 total hours) 20%
Final writeup, presentation, and documentation   10%
Reviews received from technical conference 10%

Class Schedule:

Location Legend:
MEB-3259  Clinic Room
MEB-3235  ECE Conference Room
MEB-4506  Stevens' Office
MEB-3315  Micron Lab

We will be meeting most Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 this semester in the ECE Conference Room and the CADE lab.

Project Links:

Related documents:

Helpful Downloads:

Following is information useful for the class, including web page setup for your web logs, lectures, and helpful notes.

Previous Project Web Pages:

These are the projects which the students developed in past years:


2008-2009: 2007-2008: 2006-2007: 2005-2006:


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