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2022 Engineering Capstone Symposium

Thank you for visiting WCU’s School of Engineering + Technology site for the 2021-22 Engineering Capstone Projects.  Over the academic year, we had 130 students working on 31 sponsored projects. The WCU Engineering Capstone projects run for two semesters, beginning in the fall semester and ending in the spring semester. The program partners students from our four degree programs:  Engineering (Mechanical concentration)Electrical EngineeringEngineering Technology, and Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology. Teams dedicate two semesters to solve challenging, open-ended engineering problems posed by our industry sponsors. Topics span automotive, aerospace, military, medical, and outdoor gear, to name a few. Listed below are links to the Capstone Project posters. We have also included a link for a Call for Capstone Projects for 2022-23. After reviewing the posters, if you have any questions, or if you would like to discuss a potential project for the upcoming year, please contact Dr. Andy Ritenour at or 828.227.2177. We hope you enjoy the wide variety of projects and the great work our engineering students have accomplished!

2021-22 Capstone Projects 

In each panel you'll find a link to capstone project poster presentation for further exploration. Discover the hard work of our students below...


Thank You to Our Sponsors

Aegis Power Systems


AVL Technologies

Army Research Office

Borg Warner Turbo

CelTech Inc Corning Optical Communicatio

Cultivated Cocktails


FireTech by HIVIZ

Fleet Readiness Center

IMC Metals America JeldWen
Kubbota Meritor USNRC
Piano Life Saver

TEAM Industries

Vortant Technologies


Westbridge Vocational


Western Carolina University

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