Capstone Senior Design


The University of Georgia College of Engineering provides students with amazing experiential learning opportunities, including our innovative Capstone Senior Design courses for each of our eight undergraduate degree programs.

Senior Design courses provide industry and community partners the opportunity to work with a team of senior engineering students focused on accomplishing innovative and impactful projects. While benefiting the partner, students develop essential skills required of them when entering the workforce that includes teamwork, creative problem solving, cooperative collaboration, while given the opportunity to lead an engineering design projects from planning to completion. The ethics, laws, rules and regulations, licensure, leadership, and professional practice of engineering are important aspects of this course. Further, students complete their projects through participation on multi-disciplinary team for the workforce including team building, creative problem solving, cooperative collaboration, and participating in projects from planning to completion.


The University of Georgia College of Engineering provides students with amazing experiential learning opportunities, including our innovative Capstone Senior Design courses for each of our eight undergraduate degree programs.

Senior Design courses provide industry and community partners the opportunity to work with a team of senior engineering students focused on accomplishing innovative and impactful projects. While benefiting the partner, students develop essential skills required of them when entering the workforce that includes teamwork, creative problem solving, cooperative collaboration, while given the opportunity to lead an engineering design projects from planning to completion. The ethics, laws, rules and regulations, licensure, leadership, and professional practice of engineering are important aspects of this course. Further, students complete their projects through participation on multi-disciplinary team for the workforce including team building, creative problem solving, cooperative collaboration, and participating in projects from planning to completion.

206 projects completed since spring ‘15

If your company or organization would like to submit a project for consideration, please complete this brief online form.

399 projects completed since spring ‘15

If your company or organization would like to submit a project for consideration, please complete this brief online form.

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Student Resources Employer & Project Sponsor Resources |Capstone Design Showcase

Thank you to our 2019-2020 Project Sponsors

  • ABB
  • Advanced Biologics, LLC
  • AGCO National Student Design Competition, and Ramana Pidaparti, Ph.D.
  • Amie Koenig, UGA, College of Veterinary Medicine, Emergency and Critical Care Service
  • Archway Partnership/ City of Thomson- McDuffie County
  • Archway Partnership/ Grady County
  • Archway Partnership/ Hart County
  • Archway Partnership/ McDuffie County
  • Archway Partnership/ Pulaski County- City of Hawkinsville, GA
  • Archway Partnership/ Spalding County- Griffin
  • Armentrout Matheny Thurmond, P.C.
  • Athens-Clarke County Department of Transportation and Public Works / Engineering
  • Automated Logic (Carrier Corporation)
  • Bio-Sensing and Instrumentation Lab
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
  • Brandy Burgess, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, UGA
  • Capgemini
  • Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Center for Cyber-Physical Systems
  • City of Oakwood
  • City of Sandy Springs/ KCI
  • City of Valdosta/Engineering Department
  • Clark Nexsen & WestRock Dublin
  • COBIAlab - College of Engineering UGA
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • David L. Blum, Ph.D., Director, UGA Bioexpression and Fermentation Facility (BFF) and Master of Biomanufacturing and Bioprocessing program (MBB)
  • David Stooksbury, Ph.D., UGA College of Engineering
  • Development Authority of Dawson County
  • Dr. Brian Fairchild, Department of Poultry Science
  • Dr. Pidaparti and Dr. Beyette, College of Engineering
  • Eberly & Associates, Inc.
  • Georgia Power Company
  • GF Health Products, Inc.
  • Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Gwinnett County DOT/ KCI
  • Jacobs Engineering
  • Jacobs Engineering/City of Johns Creek
  • Jefferson City Schools
  • Jim Kastner, Ph.D., UGA College of Engineering
  • Kindercore Vinyl
  • Little Athens Children’s Museum
  • Lummus Corporation
  • Marine Biological Laboratory, Analytical and Quantitative Light Microscopy Course
  • Metal Container Corporation / Anheuser-Busch
  • Michael Baker International
  • National Science Foundation & Ramana Pidparti, Ph.D. UGA College of Engineering
  • Novelis
  • Paulson Mitchell/ Victory Creek Industrial Group
  • Proterra, Inc. & UGA Transportation and Parking Services
  • Ramana Pidaparti, Ph.D., UGA College of Engineering
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Simon Platt, UGA Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
  • Southeast Toyota
  • Terrapin Beer Co.
  • Textron Specialized Vehicles
  • The Eco Incubator
  • The Kner Lab, College of Engineering, University of Georgia
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Tomco Systems
  • UGA Motorsports
  • UGA Office of Research/Innovation Gateway/Startup Program
  • UGA Small Animal Medicine Hospital
  • UGA Small Satellite Research Laboratory
  • UL
  • US Air Force
  • US Forest Service, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
  • USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

Contact Information

College of Engineering Office of Experiential Programs

Lauren Anglin
Director of Experiential Learning & Outreach
Lauren.anglin@uga.edu
706-542-1204

Stephan Durham, Ph.D
Assistant Dean for Student Success & Outreach
sdurham@uga.edu
706-542-9480

Roger Hilten, Ph.D.
Instructional and Research Support Manager
rog@uga.edu
706-542-3420