Systems Education in CEE

CEE Capstone Projects

Our CEE graduates have a multi-disciplinary, capstone design experience in their final year. It is an intense 15-week long experience. For the past six years, almost all of the capstone projects have been service-learning projects where students work with local communities, towns and non-profits on their CEE related needs. Each project encompasses at least two sub-disciplines of CEE. We do our best to select projects that offer a solid CEE design experience and at the same time promote sustainability. For each project, students consider multiple design alternatives and suggest recommendations based on costs and social and environmental impacts.  They write comprehensive technical reports and make presentations to external evaluators, faculty, fellow students and community partners.

Photo/video stories of Spring 2013 projects:

1. Jericho Center, Vermont: Browns Trace Road Traffic Calming and Parking Realignment
Community Partner: Town of Jericho, VT
Participating students: Nicole Rogers, Kyler Parrow, Ben Joslin & Brian Ribbans
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2. Williston Green Streets: Mitigating Roadway Ponding via Rain Gardens and Infiltration Trenches
Community Partner: Town of Williston, VT
Participating students: Olivia Lincoln, Nate Robeson, Tyler Fish, Patrick Flaherty & Scott Goodwin
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3. Feed Optimization for Combined Heat and Power Co-Digestion
Community Partner: Village of Essex Junction, VT
Participating students: Tyler Cofelice, Will Chandler, Amanda Raab, Chris Mangieri & Michael Webb
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4. The Village of Essex Junction Snowmelt Staging Area Redesign
Community Partner: Village of Essex Junction, VT
Participating students: Anders Franzon, James Coolidge, Danylo Whalen & Josh Kline
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5. Design of Railroad Adjacent Multi-use Recreational Path and Box Culvert in the Village of Essex Junction
Community Partner: Village of Essex Junction, VT
Participating students:  Whitney Dumville, Nathan Baker, Jonathan Watroba & Kasey Cybulak
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6. Design a Hiking/Biking Trail (and alternatives) Along State Park Road
Community Partner: Town of Charlotte, VT
Participating students:  Will Hayden, Annabelle Dally, Justin Whipple & Chandler Smith
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7. Silage Runoff Management, Rainwater Salvage and Energy Efficiency at the UVM Miller Farm
Community Partner: University of Vermont - Miller Farm
Participating students: Mitch Switzer, Danielle Bassignani, Jesse Danner, Mollie Caliri & Sara Fleishman
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8. Hort Farm Stormwater Remediation and Sustainable Facility Redesign
Community Partner: University of Vermont - Hort Complex
Participating students: Sebastian Downs, Dane Liljestrand, Henry Maquire, Shawn Cunningham & Dan Thomas
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9. North Winooski Avenue Complete Street Redesign
Community Partner: City of Burlington, VT
Participating students: Kelsie Record, Matt Matuszewski, Ian Robison, Ricky Sughrue & Aaron Wiener
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10. Archibald Roadway and Intersection Redesign at North Prospect Street
Community Partner: City of Burlington, VT
Participating students: Tim Manahan, James Thorne, Reed Case & John Newland
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11. Solution to Rural Roadway Washout during High Water Events at the Scribner Bridge in Johnson, VT
Community Partner: Town and Village of Johnson, VT
Participating students: Ryan Dwosh, Travis Gingras, Josh Maxfield, Josh Kennedy & Margaret Duffy
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12. Design of Sidewalk, Retaining Wall, and Drainage Solutions for 3 Sites Along US Route 7 in Milton, Vermont
Community Partner: Town of Milton, VT
Participating students: David Marsee, Robert Worley, Lindsay Taylor, Wayne Johnson & Ian Adams 
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13. Slope Failure and Watershed Delineation
Community Partner: Chittenden Solid Waste District
Participating students: Will Greenwood, Eric Denardo, Nick deMontigny, Karl Roth & Tim Glassberg
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14. The Farm Between Restoration: Structural Analysis and Repairs of Historic Dairy Barn, and Concrete Silo Deconstruction Proposal
Community Partner: The Farm Between, Jeffersonville, VT
Participating students: Hannah Malloy, Joe White, Odanis Rosario, Colter Peterson & Robert Calderno

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