Faculty of Engineering


FENG 497 -Graduation Project

Dear students,

The midterm exam for FENG 497 will take place on the 8th of January 2022, Saturday at 10.00. The exam will be online. You will be responsible from the content in the videos available on the course web page (https://fecs.ieu.edu.tr/tr/feng-497-bitirme-projesi). The session planning and other exam rules will be announced in due course.

For your information....

Important information about the FENG 497 course in 2021-22 Academic Year (posted on October 12th, 2021)

  • There are no face-to-face or online courses as part of FENG 497 on Saturdays or on Sundays. All the content in FENG 497 is already available as youtube videos, and the links to these videos are available on the course webpage (https://fecs.ieu.edu.tr/tr/feng-497-bitirme-projesi), at the bottom of the page.
  • There will be a midterm exam as part of the FENG 497 course towards the end of the semester. The exact date and time of the midterm will be announced later. The midterm will be face-to-face, in multiple choice format. You will be responsible from all the topics listed on the course webpage (starting with "Grant Applications" and ending with "How to Perform a Feasibility Assessment").
  • The project topic selection list can be reached via the following link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CL5M9MAftsP5LoolZ_1Yhkvh3zeG23JWkmLXlYPk9RM/edit#gid=0
  • Please contact the professors whose project topics are of interest to you as soon as possible. Once you agree with a professor to join their group, make sure that he/she adds your name into the google sheet file. The deadline for project topic selection is the 22nd of October. Students whose names do not appear in that google sheet file by that date will be randomly distributed to the remaining projects.
  • Once the groups are finalized, individual sections will be created on OASIS/Blackboard and you will be re-assigned to the section of your project supervisor.
  • Each project group has to meet once a week on campus and a weekly meeting report should be prepared after each meeting. The format of the weekly report can be found on the course webpage (https://phoenix.ieu.edu.tr/betanix/uploads/cms/fecs.ieu.edu.tr/7848_1571378404.pdf). A minimum of 10 weekly reports shall be prepared throughout the semester. The weekly reports must be signed by all the participants.
  • A weekly meeting may take place online under the following circumstances: 
    • Project supervisor being unavailable due to a medical situation or conference
    • Students being unavailable due to a medical situation
    • Meeting day coinciding with a national holiday (e.g. January 1st or October 29th)
  • A student may attend the weekly meetings online instead of in-person under the following circumstances:
    • All the courses he/she is taking this semester are online, AND
    • The student has his/her official residence outside of İzmir (both conditions need to be officially documented)
  • Each group has to submit a proposal by the 26th of November. The format of the proposal can be found on the course webpage (https://phoenix.ieu.edu.tr/betanix/uploads/cms/fecs.ieu.edu.tr/7848_1571378404.pdf)
  • Each group will submit a final report and give a presentation at the end of the semester. The format of the final report can be found on the course webpage (https://phoenix.ieu.edu.tr/betanix/uploads/cms/fecs.ieu.edu.tr/7988_1577436308.pdf). There is no strict format for the presentations. The presentations will be face-to-face on campus.
  • The grading format (and its OASIS equivalent) is as follows:
    • Weekly meetings (participation): 10%
    • Individual student performance (laboratory/application): 40%
    • Proposal (homework/assignment): 10%
    • Presentation (jury/presentation): 10%
    • Project report (project): 20%
    • Midterm (midterm): 10%
  • Students in a group may receive difference weekly meeting, performance, presentation, and midterm grades. The proposal and final report grades of all the students in a given group shall be identical.

Please contact the course coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Fehmi Görkem Üçtuğ for any further questions you may have.


Please find the formats for the "Proposal" and "Report" documents regarding the FENG 497 course in the links below.

 FENG 497 Course Videos



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