Engineering Design Day, held December 6 and 7 at the MSU Union, showcased MSU Engineering student projects. The departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering participated. Teams of students presented capstone course projects to the public and answered questions about their work.

Trustee Melanie Foster, CSE students, and Sparty at the 2007 College of Engineering Design Day

A panel of judges evaluated projects on criteria that included project video quality, technical challenge, and overall performance. Mike Drazan (Toro Company), Naim Falandino (CompuWare), Matt Mutka (MSU), Kevin Ohl (Crowe Chizek), Rick Rose (Chrysler), and Marty Strickler (Rose Packing Company) served as judges.

Lansing State Journal article

Design Day program booklet

The Computer Science Capstone Experience


Auto-Owners Insurance Exposition Award

Team TechSmith: Chris Harter, Tom Lavoy, Jason Conley, and Brandon Turner

Chrysler Praxis Award

Team IBM: Josh Detwiler, Mark Bernum, and Ian De Silva

TechSmith Screencast Award

Team Sircon: Mille Gracik, Nicholas VanHowe, Ben Split, and Ryan Abott

Crowe Sigma Award

Team Motorola: Calvin Pinsuwan, David Dylegowski, David Robishaw, and Drew Breider

Computer Science Capstone Course Sponsors include Auto-Owners Insurance, Chrysler, Crowe Chizek, IBM, Sircon, and TechSmith.

Design Day


Project Videos

Team 1: Auto-Owners Insurance
Vendor Management System

Team 2: Ford
Safety Index: Automotive Warning System

Team 3: IBM
Processor Folding for Linux on Power

Team 4: Motorola
Management Console for the Agent Framework

Team 5: Sircon
GUI Configuration Tool for Interviews

Team 6: TechSmith
Rich Media Collaboration