Other People's Projects
Ideally, who cares? Ideally, you already have more ideas than you
have time to follow up and are committed to and enthusiastic about Your
(Team's) Own Thing.
But knowledge is power, and it pays to know what's going on in your
chosen culture, so here are some references dug up pretty much at
- RocHack . Student-organized,
aimed at producing fun and useful programs. My favorite: the shuttle
bus locator project. How would your project relate to RocHack? Find
- RocHCI . The CS
Department's Human-Computer Interaction research page. Courses,
funded research, at least two professors and a handful of graduate
students. Undergrads employed and involved.
brief descriptions of some
Project Presentations, Aug. 15, 2014 .
- BioMedical Engg. I don't know what's going on next door, but BME students do
lots of real-world cyber-mechanical device-making. There's a
Hajim-wide UG research poster session every year, but maybe you can
find out more by investigating BME's site.
Off The Web
Found by simple Googling for student projects in general.
Google is a place to start to find out what's been done on any
topic you may be considering, also.
- Catalogs of Apps for various platforms. Wise to check whether Your Idea
is already a product. No further advice or pointers from me, I don't
do apps, but there seem to be
a lot of them.
- The Arduino is popular with robotics and other embedded computing
For example, User
- Code for a Cause: seems to be annual 2-week HackaThon. Can't
find a master list of projects: this is possibly
one company's projects?
- Google Summer of Code: here are some projects from
- RIT has a goodly number of
. Probably nice work if you can get it.
- Large lists of final year projects for BS in Engg, IT, Other...
- Googling for "software engineering project ideas" gets stuff like
this from Rutgers
Last update: 8/13/14: CB