Course Description

Time:    Tues. and Thurs. 1
2:30pm - 1:50pm

Room:  EBU1 2512



Teams of students work to design, build, demonstrate, and document engineering projects.

All students give weekly progress reports of their tasks and contribute a section to the final project report. 

Two hours of discussion, eight hours of laboratory.

Prerequisites:  Completion of all of the breadth courses and one depth course.


Dr. Pamela Cosman    

Office: Jacobs Hall 6607      

Phone:  858-822-0157

Administrative Assistant: 

Valeria Rendon   Office: EBU I 2906

Julie Moritz       Office: EBU I 2905  Phone: 858-822-6939

Teaching Assistant:

Keming Cao


ECE Makerspace -  EBU I   Room B538 (in the basement) 

Please check Lab Hours here

Grading Policy:

Each team will be assigned a team grade for the overall accomplishments, effort and creativity of the design and implementation of the project, as judged through the weekly presentations, design review, and final report.

This grade may be adjusted up or down one notch (for example, a B+ going up one notch to an A-) based on the quality of the final report (comprehensiveness, English correctness) and based on the team aspects of public speaking (correct slide design, organization).

Additionally, each student's grade can be adjusted individually up or down from the team grade based on a combination of the mentor's individual evaluation, peer evaluation, completion of the ethics module, the individual aspects of public speaking (clarity, pacing, eye contact, facing audience, etc.), and attendance.


  • Each student is expected to spend at least 8 hours per week for the project

  • Contact the mentor on 9/28 and 9/29

  • Establish the Statement of Work and present it on 10/3 and 10/5

  • Give a team presentation every other week using PowerPoint and send a copy of the presentation to the TA, who will post it on the web

  • Design Review (30-minute review for each team)

  • Optional office hours

  • Rehearsal for final presentation on 12/5 and 12/7

  • Turn in ALL software deliverables to sponsor (cc TA) on Thursday 12/14 by 10am, along with the final report (to instructor, sponsor, TA, and Dept.) and the peer evaluation form (electronic to TA)

  • Final presentations and turn over hardware deliverables to sponsor on Friday 12/15

The web site for ECE 191 is  for general purpose information

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