Brought to you by CEAS Tribunal and the College of Engineering and Applied Science

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024 | Duke Energy Convention Center | 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


The Senior Capstone Projects will be on full display at the CEAS EXPO. Graduating seniors will present their hard work over the past year in hopes of winning prize amounts from a $10,000 prize pool. There will be prizes for the top 10 teams overall, along with prizes for the best projects in each major, the crowd favorite, and the judge's choice. All projects will be judged by Alumni and Industry Representatives, however, there are 4 categories of projects:

  • Posterboard
  • Product/Device
  • Software/Application
  • Student-Organization Sponsored Project

Day of Event Schedule

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Open load in & student check-in period

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Judge introduction & brunch (for judges only)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Student lunch

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM: Opening Ceremony

12:15 PM - 4:15 PM: Project presentations & EXPO judging

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM: Break / extra time for participants & judges

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM: Closing ceremony & prize announcements

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM: Project load out


Several judging groups will traverse the exhibit hall listening to presentations from all capstone groups. Each capstone group will be scored by multiple judging groups, with each presentation counting towards their final scoring. The judging schedule is subject to change as the EXPO approaches.


This event is made by students for students! Graduating seniors will have a chance to show off their dedication and commitment to their Senior Design Capstone Projects. They will present their projects from 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM on Tuesday, April 9th.

Student projects from CEAShowcase

Want to register your group? Please fill out the form assigned to you on the CEAS EXPO Canvas page. Capstone Team Registration opens on December 1st!



There will be a free shuttle service from Lindner Circle to the Duke Energy Convention Center that will run continuously throughout the day. This shuttle system is open to all attendees of the EXPO including staff, students, faculty, and community members. 

Additionally, the Duke Energy Convention Center has several paid parking garages that are available during the entirety of the event. 


Employers will be actively involved in judging the senior design projects. Their goal is to identify the best and most innovative capstone projects created by the graduating seniors of UC.


The sponsors play a vital role in successfully running this event. We are actively recruiting sponsors for CEAS EXPO and want to help your company get involved! Sponsors will have their own booth at the EXPO along with the opportunity to judge capstone projects.

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Jill Schneider at jillian.schneider@foundation.uc.edu, or register online here.


The judges are required to look closely at all displayed projects and make their best decision to rank the top 3 designs. The judge positions are open for all esteemed industry members and CEAS alumni who would like to score the senior designs from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM on the day of event (April 9th, 2024). All judges will take part in a brief overview and be provided a rubric ahead of judging. Judge Registration can be found here.

Contact Us

The CEAS Showcase is organized by the Engineering & Applied Science Tribunal.

Should you have any questions, please contact us at schadra@mail.uc.edu. Thank you.