Spring 2017 Senior Design Expo

We’ll be partnering with the other departments after all (we were ultimately invited). The organization and coordination of the event is being handled by the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership.

May 4th, 2017 – Lyle Senior Design Expo.

11:30 – 12:30 – Event Set Up

12:30 – 2:00 pm Senior Design Expo


Updates made on Tuesday 4/18

  • Time for event posted
  • Location to update final posters added in Important Dates section
  • More info on mounting posters
  • Two more templates added
  • Details from the Hart Center: Senior Design Expo – Event Timeline

Important Dates

  • Team Lead Contact Info (to pass to Hart Center): Due Thursday April 13 @ 1pm
  • Project Abstract: Due Monday April 17, 2017
    • Submit to smuhartcenter@gmail.com
    • Include:
      • Project Title and Project Sponsor if Applicable
      • 1 paragraph high level overview of the project (think of this as your written elevator speech)
      • Team member names, majors, project role and post-graduation plan
  • Poster Draft: Due Thursday April 20, 2017
    • Upload to Canvas
    • See below for more info on the poster
  • Final Poster: Due Monday April 24, 2017
  • Expo RSVP: Due Monday April 24, 2017
  • Poster Pick Up: Monday May 1, 2017 from 9 – noon
    • Hart Center – ask for Justine Grace or Karina Sui
    • You’ll get your poster and a piece of Cardboard or foam core to attach it to.
    • You’ll store your poster board in the Hart Center until the Expo.
  • Expo Set up: May 2 4, 2017
    • 11:30 set up begins
    • 12:30 – 2 Expo happens

Info for Poster Creation

Here are two Templates in PowerPoint. You can use other tools such as LaTeX if you’d like.  However, please read the contents of these templates as they contain info on size, fonts, etc.

Example Posters:

These are just a few found on the Internet.  Each have their own strengths and weaknesses.  But this will give you some ideas.