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Week 0: Thursday, August 26

  • BME 300 and 400: Work on a pre-proposal as a small team (recommended)
  • BME 200: Review the project list

Week 1: Wednesday, September 8

  • Faculty decisions on project proposals

Week 1: Friday, September 10

  • Design:
    • Generate and document questions for client
    • Start and document your research - continue all semester

Week 2: Thursday, September 16, 5:00 pm

  • First progress report due
    • Use a meaningful file name (i.e. team_catchphrase-progress_report-1)
    • Team Leader: Prepare the progress report and establish goals with your team
    • BWIG: Post to the website
    • Communicator: Email the file link to your advisor and client, cc your team

Week 2: Friday, September 17

  • BSAC Meeting: 11:00 am (virtual)
  • BME-TECH - Kick off meeting: 12:00-1:00 pm
  • Only teams paired with Medical Students in TECH should attend
  • Have held and documented the first client meeting

Week 3: Friday, September 24

  • Product Design Specification (PDS) draft due
    • Use a meaningful file name (i.e. team_catchphrase-PDS-version1)
    • Communicator: email to your client, cc your team
    • BWIG: post to website and Cavnas

Week 4: Friday, October 1

  • BSAC Meeting with Faculty: 11:00 am (virtual)
  • BPAG Meeting: 12:05 pm - 12:30 pm (virtual)
  • Design matrix criteria and design ideas (at least three) due
    • Include in this week's progress report
    • Review with advisor during weekly meeting

Week 6: Friday, October 15

  • BSAC Meeting: 11:00 am (virtual)
  • PRELIMINARY ORAL PRESENTATIONS
  • All students are required to attend for the full class period 12:00 pm - 2:05 pm.
  • BWIG: Presentation pdf file of slides due on website and Canvas by 10:00 am

Week 7: Wednesday, October 20, 4:00 pm

  • PRELIMINARY DELIVERABLES
  • Follow these directions for naming files in a meaningful way:
    • "team_catchphrase-Preliminary_Report"
    • "team_catchphrase-Preliminary_Notebook.pdf"
    • "team_catchphrase-Preliminary_Peer_Eval-FirstName_LastName"
  • Preliminary deliverables due by 4:00 pm
    • Communicator: email preliminary report (with PDS) and notebook pdf to your client, cc your team
    • BWIG: upload preliminary report to website and Canvas
    • Individually: email peer/self evaluation to advisor

Week 7: Friday, October 22

  • Decide on final design

Week 8: Friday, October 29

  • BSAC Meeting with Faculty: 11:00 am (virtual)
  • Preliminary deliverable feedback

Week 9: Friday, November 5

  • Show and Tell
  • All students are required to attend for the full class period 12:00 pm - 2:05 pm in your assigned classroom.
  • Topic:Show and Tell Instructions
  • Format for the Fall 2021 - To be determined

Week 10: Friday, November 12

  • BSAC Meeting: 11:00 am (virtual)

Week 12: Friday, November 26

  • Thanksgiving - no class

Week 13: Friday, December 3

  • BSAC Meeting with Faculty: 11:00 am (virtual)

Week 14: Friday, December 10

  • Presentations due on website by 10:00 am
    • BWIG: upload PDF file of poster to website and Canvas

Week 15: Wednesday, December 15

  • FINAL DELIVERABLES
  • Follow these directions for naming files in a meaningful way:
    • "team_catchphrase-Final_Report"
    • "team_catchphrase-Final_Notebook.pdf"
    • "team_catchphrase-Client_Evaluation"
    • "team_catchphrase-Final_Peer_Eval-FirstName_LastName"
  • Final deliverables due by 4:00 pm
    • Communicator: email final report and notebook pdf to your client, cc your team
    • BWIG: upload final report and final notebook to website and Canvas
    • Individually: email peer/self evaluation to advisor (Communicator: include the evaluation of client)
  • Senior: Outreach activity guide draft due: Upload at: outreach

Week 15: Friday, December 17 +

  • Final design meeting
  • Schedule the final design meeting with your advisor during finals week
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