Important Dates

MSE 410 - 411:  Important Dates prior to project start 

Tasks Date

Project topics to be sent to the Instructor for approval*.

Email a one page proposal with a clear eight month timeline and defined tasks and objectives to:mseupa@sfu.ca

Eligible Projects Topics can be proposed by:

  1. MSE or ENSC Faculty members – to submit a one page proposal with a clear 8 month required Deliverables
  2. Industry – e.g. extension of a co-op – Co-op Employer or Company  to submit a one page proposal with a clear 8 month required Deliverables. In certain co-op related projects, smaller group sizes may be entertained provided that your employer confirms the project is a team effort within the company. The company and its university liaison must be approved by the instructor.
  3. Students   
  4. Competition projects – e.g. Formula SAE, Faculty Advisor will provide project details
November 14th
  • A list of the 4th year Capstone Projects for MSE 410 & 411 will be listed on MSE website.
  • The project topic list may be updated up and until November 30th.
  • The topic must be unique to an approved project team.
November 21th
  • Students to form groups of four and select a topic.
  • In case you do not have a team and do not have your classmates’ contact information,
    • either, register for a project and team members will be assigned to you (Talk to the project sponsor)
    • or, contact mseupa@sfu.ca to receive anyone of your classmate's emails to discuss formation of a team. 
  • Team Approval policy: It is the role of the project SPONSOR to notify the Instructor. 
    • Topics issued by Faculty – faculty member to confirm designated team to: mseupa@sfu.ca 
    • Topics issued by Industry – Industry to confirm to: mseupa@sfu.ca
    • Topics issued by Students – Find a Faculty Supervisor, and confirm to: mseupa@sfu.ca
  • The SPONSOR MUST Email “SELECTED” team and project topic to mseupa@sfu.ca 
  • Please note: No one without a project will be allowed to register for the course.
December 5th