Senior Design

The capstone Senior Design Project Program is a hallmark of success for engineering seniors. In this one or two semester course, all School of Engineering senior students are tackling real-world technical problems for industry sponsors mentored by faculty and industry engineers.

Additional information for Senior Design Day may be found in the School of Engineering website (


Examples of ENVE Senior Design Projects include

  • Nutrient Removal at Waterbury, CT Water Pollution Control Facility (details)
  • Phosphorus Removal Upgrade at Vernon, CT Water Pollution Control facility (details)
  • Micro Anaerobic Digester for Waypoints Spirits Distillery (details)
  • Remediation of an expired chromic acid storage sump (details)
  • Stormwater Management Plan for the Two Rivers Magnet Middle School in East Hartford (details)


For Sponsors

Sponsoring a Senior Design project is a rewarding activity that has attracted companies as diverse as Electric Boat, GZA, Fuss &O’Neil, CME, as well as several CT municipalities that deal with environmental engineering problems. If you are interested, you may find additional information here or contact Prof. Tim Vadas (, 860-486-5552.

An application for the project may be downloaded here.