Class email:

Michael "Mick" Peterson Jr., Ph.D., Professor: email
Stephen Abbadessa, B.S.M.E., Manager Crosby Laboratory: email
Sarah Caron, M.S. Graduate Student: email
2016-2017 Capstone

General Tools

Syllabus (.html), 
Project selection (.pdf), ( .doc),
                         (fillable PDF)
Project initiation (.pdf), (.doc)
Lab use policy (.docx), (.pdf)
On-Line Safety Training (link)
Tool Inventory (.doc)

Common Deadlines (.html)
Lectures (.html)
Group Meeting Schedule (.html)

Books on Reserve (.html)
Order form (.pdf), (.xls),

Equipment Justification (.pdf)

Time sheet (.xls), (.pdf) 
Time and Effort Summary Fall (.pdf)

Class Administration
Email Address:
First Semester:
October Review (.docx) (.pdf)
November Summary (.docx) (.pdf)
Drawing help, NASA, Navy,

Dec. Review Schedule (.doc)
December review form (.doc)
December Web Page (.pdf)

Second Semester:
Web Page Guidance (.doc) (.pdf)
Example Poster #1 (.ppt) #2 (.ppt)
Poster Reference (link), (link),
Final Grading Info.(.pdf) (.doc
Peer & Team Review (.doc), (.pdf)


Syllabus (.pdf)
Assignment 1 (.docx), (.pdf)
Measurment Noise
             (ref1), (ref2), (ref3)
Writing Links (link 1),
                      (link 2)
Mid-term Rubric (.docx)
Excel Links (one), (two)
Final Rubric (.docx)


Initial info (.html)

Land Drone
Land Drone
Initial Description

For the 2016-17 academic year most MEE Capstone students will be working on the Land Drone competition.  This is an internal competition where the teams will compete with their vehicles on a course set out in the woods of Maine during mud season.  This vehicle will be required to compete reagardless of the terrain.  A complete description is available here: (LINK)

Competition vehicles and information from the 2016 machines are on the competition web site
Land Drone

Group 1 photo Daniel Fortier, Michael Lyons, Patrick Dumas, Daniel GalanteGroup 2 photo Dylan Hanscom, Donald Bistri, Cameron, Poussard, Maitham Alabbad
Group 3 photo Shane Cyr, Spencer Bernier, Gregory Smiddy, Kaitlyn SeeHusenGroup 4 photo Adam Letourneau, Andrew Lamson, Paul-Jacob Richmond, William West
Group 5 photo Dean Walker, Devin Ballard, Kevin Bois, Justin LadnerGroup 6 photo Ross Brown, Jacob Diamanti, Richard Michaud, Andrew Schluntz
Group 7 photo Samuel Pierce, Forrest Tripp, Graham Garland, Sean BuchananGroup 8 photo Brendon Dyer, Michael Linehan, Anthony Verzoni, Christian Harvie
Group 9 photo Sam Maxim, Ryan Schermer, Vincent Caccese, Chris HillierGroup 10 photo Troy Kumar, Ethan Ridge, Corey McLaughlin, Matt Taplin
Group 11 photo Alexander Roberts, Andrew Roberts, Michael SuppGroup 12 photo Zachary Elders, Joseph Slattery, Jacob Johns
Group 13 photo Jacob Theriault, Sam Stilwell, Aaron French, Shawn SoucieGroup 14 photo Tyson Girsa, Jared Cox, Wade Thurlow
Group 15 photo John Golder, Geoff Nye, Robert Alex Moore, Sean Murphy
Airplanes &

Initial Description
Jenn Seneres, Devin White, Frank Rice, Colin Luce



NASA HIAD Controls
Nathan Roscoe, Stephen Halter, Donald Martin
Clean Snowmobile
Zachary Prentiss, Eric Stuckey, Mitchell Burgess, Dick Cameron, Noah Nygren, Chris Longley, Benjamin Chelberg, Tia Perry

CNG Intake Manifold & Turbo
Initial Description

CNG Engine Mapping
Initial description

Heat, Power and Energy

Modernization of the American multi-blade windmill

Group 1: Anthony Kingston, Petar Filipov, Christopher Roderick, Kevin Clark

Group 2: Ryan Edwards, Antonio Naranja, Bradley Seekins, Hunter Andreasen

Group 3: Erick Coyle, Caraline Konz, Devon Biggie

Initial Description

Comfort Appliance
Justin McDermott, William Bauld, David Kelly, Benjamin Koehler
email group
Initial Description

Air-Air Heat Pump Water Heater
Initial Description

Wave Energy Measurments
Jesse Holland, Jordan Cyr, Vuy Vo

Food and Water

Net energy positive production of ethanol fuel from cattails(typha)
Intial Desctiption

Constructing a pellet fueled pickup truck
Initial Description

Dewatering and Drying for Food Security
Initial Description

Smart Sulky
Initial Description

Bone Remodeling
Allan Walsh, Ryan Green, Jordan Lang, Samuel Inman
email group
Initial Description


Land Drone/Robot Dyno
Initial Description
Robots and Controls

Land Drone
Initial Description

Initial Description

Autonomous Boat
Initial Description

Turf Testing Robot
Initial Description