2013 BE Showcase, Design Day and Graduation

2013 Engineering Graduation - May 5
May 5, 2013, Engineering Graduation
2013 Spring Industry Advisory Board Meeting

The sixteen member BAE Industry Advisory Board met during the morning of April 18 prior to BE Showcase to advise and discuss industry trends, employee needs, departmental curriculum and ABET changes and BE Senior Design project evaluations.   The 2013 Board membership represents Nestle Nutrition, ConAgra, Perrigo, C-Jet Energy, JBT FoodTech, General Mills, Tetra Tech, Kellogg, Heat Transfer International, Stephens Consulting, Kraft Foods, MDA, MDEQ, USDA-NRCS, PepsiCo and USDA-Rural Development. 

Industry Evaluations

Industry Evaluators evaluate and critique BE 487 Senior Design Capstone team project components – final written report, public questions and poster.

Scott Piggot - Distinguished Alumni

Ajit Srivastava, BAE Department Chair, presents Scott Piggott, Michigan Farm Bureau, with the 2013 BAE Distinguished Alumni Award during the Alumni Awards Luncheon

Adam Eisele 2013 Outstanding Alumni

Brad Marks, Professor, presents Adam Eisele, US EPA, with the 2013 BAE Outstanding Alumni Award during the Alumni Awards Luncheon

2013 Showcase Presentations

Ten BE 485/487 Capstone Senior Design teams publically presented their final project designs during BE Showcase 2013

2013 Showcase Presentations

Each Senior Design team gave a 10-minute layperson presentation with question time which was reduced from a previous 30-minute technical faculty jury presentation.

2013 Showcase Banquet

BE Showcase  2013 culminated with an Awards Banquet attended by 160 students, faculty, industry representatives, family and friends.  Twenty-two 2013/14 undergraduate and graduate scholarship winners were announced and acknowledged.   Senior Design students were acknowledged individually and presented with a departmental gift. 

2103 Design Day
April 26, 2013, Engineering Design Day Poster Presentations to potential MSU engineering students and families plus poster evaluations by BAE graduate students.