Senior design teams look for projects before the start of each semester. The student teams are responsible for selecting their own projects. To have your project considered, you may submit a potential project via this website. You may also wish to follow up by contacting your faculty contact or the senior design coordinator.
Senior design projects are typically generated from local companies and institutions. This accessibility provides students the opportunity to assess each project in detail and to be able to ask questions and perform site visits. Under normal circumstances, project sites are within an hour's drive of the Georgia Tech campus. Teams have worked on projects far from the Tech campus, but only under exceptional circumstances. Many enterprises in the Atlanta area have cases that can be successfully studied and solved by a small group of industrial engineering students working for experience and academic credit instead of money. Our hundreds of "satisfied customers" include a majority of the well-known businesses in the Atlanta area, and other enterprises such as hospitals and various local city and county government departments.
There are three main requirements that a senior design project must meet: