Important Dates

Application and Overall Timeline

December 2020 Applications open
1 March 2021 Applications due, to guarantee full consideration
2-8 March 2021 Letters of Recommendation due, to guarantee full consideration
9-20 March 2021 Selection process
31 March 2021 Notification deadline 
April-May 2021 Preparation and background reading
June-August 2021 10-week program.

Program Timeline

Week 1 Teaming, expectations; Training in software and simulation tools, as well as machine learning
Week 2 Reserach tutorials, spiral development processes, how to use the CATVehicle
Week 3-4 Project Kickoff: development of project details, requirements elicitation, initial prototype development
Week 5-9 Project implementation, weekly meetings, milestone updates
Week 10 Project verification and delivery. Creation of final video, letters of recommendation and commendation, final project session.

Throughout the 10-week program, social gatherings and other activities will take place. You can find out more about what's going on in Tucson here.