James Madison University

Capstone Abstracts

  • Abstracts should be finalized and free of errors before submission, as they will appear in the printed program exactly as they are submitted. Please review your abstracts carefully for correct spelling, grammar, specialized symbols, and so forth.
  • Abstracts have a 300-word limit. Abstracts that exceed the word limit may be truncated in publication.
  • Include a high-resolution photo of you/your team working on your capstone project (Please provide a one-sentence description of your photo along with the name(s) of people represented in your photo.


  • September 28
    Fall Career & Internship Fair
    Festival Conference and Student Center
  • October 2
    11:00 a.m.
    Cohen Center Talk:
    David Campbell of Boston University presents: Back to the Future: Recovering the Age of Wonder
    Highlands Room
  • November 13
    11:00 a.m.
    Cohen Center Talk: Henry Petroski of Duke University presents on the topics of design, success and failure, and history of engineering and technology.
    Grafton Stovall Theater
  • April 16, 2016
    9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Engineering xChange