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Fall 2022 Schedule

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Week 0: Thursday, August 25

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

Week 1: Wednesday, September 7

  • Faculty decisions on project proposals

Week 1: Friday, September 9

  • Design:
    • Generate and document questions for client
    • Start and document your research - continue all semester
    • Continuing projects, discuss the project status with your new advisor and set goals and expectations for the semester

Week 2: Thursday, September 15, 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 16

  • BSAC Meeting: 11:00 am (virtual)
  • Have held and documented the first client meeting

Week 3: Friday, September 23

  • 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 Canvas

Week 4: Friday, September 30

  • 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 5: Friday, October 7

  • 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 6: Wednesday, October 12, 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: complete a peer/self evaluation

Week 6: Friday, October 14

  • BSAC Meeting: 11:00 am (virtual)
  • Decide on final design

Week 7: Friday, October 21

  • Preliminary deliverable feedback

Week 8: Friday, October 28

  • BSAC Meeting with Faculty: 11:00 am (virtual)
  • Continue working the project

Week 9: Friday, November 4

  • Show and Tell
  • All students are required to attend for the full class period 12:00 pm - 2:05 pm.
  • Topic: Show and Tell Instructions

Week 10: Friday, November 11

  • BSAC Meeting: 11:00 am (virtual)

Week 11: Friday, November 18

Week 12: Friday, November 25

  • Thanksgiving break
  • Continue working the project

Week 13: Friday, December 2

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

Week 14: Friday, December 9

  • FINAL POSTER PRESENTATIONS
  • All students are required to attend for the full class period 12:00 - 2:15 pm
  • Presentations due on website by 10:00 am
    • BWIG: upload PDF file of poster to website and Canvas

Week 15: Wednesday, December 14

  • 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: complete a peer/self evaluation
  • Senior: Outreach activity guide draft due: Upload at: outreach

Week 15: Friday, December 16 +

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