Fourth Annual Freshman Design Competition
Over 100 Department of Engineering students put their design skills to work during the Fourth Annual Freshman Design Competition at JMU. New this year, each team was provided an identical set of materials and a two-hour time frame to design, prototype, and test a device to “fling” a stuffed “Duke dog”.
The competition is an introduction to the engineering design process. Students are evaluated on design, economy, sustainability, team collaboration, and technical performance. Beginning in their freshman year, students design and build projects in almost every semester until the end of their senior year. They work together and get to know one another, the faculty, and our industry partners.
See what students said about the Design Competition on Wordle.
- March 21
Engaged Students Conference
Montpelier Room and Foyer
2nd Floor East Campus Dining Hall
- March 26
IEEE Central Virginia Section Meeting
featuring two JMU Engineering project presentations.
- March 28-29
Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair
Virginia Military Institute
- April 11 and 14
Open house for admitted students
- April 24
Faraday Lecture: The Future of 3D Printing
- April 26
Madison Engineering xChange 2014
ISAT/CS – First Floor
- Study Abroad Opportunities
- Engineering Mailing List