The key goal of your proposal is to persuade your thesis committee members to approve your project. To do so, you must convince them of the following:

  • That the project is worth doing insofar as it fills an existing need or advances research or technology in some significant way.
  • That it is technically feasible and the necessary facilities and funding are available.
  • That you have the technical expertise necessary to carry it out.
  • That it can be completed in the time allowed.
  • That you have a clear sense of what the project entails and of the methods involved in completing it successfully.
  • That it is challenging for a senior engineering student.

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