Capstone Program Director

HARISH R. D. SUNAKDSC_0009-300x300 (1)

Professor & Capstone Program Director
Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering

Quotes that Inspire Me

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams

“We are what we do repeatedly. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


  • Stewards the ECBE Department/corporate relationships
  • Recruits corporate sponsored projects after visits to interested companies; brain storms in writing the Project Description
  • Recruits department faculty advisors on as-needed basis,
  • Assigns students to teams depending on their interest areas and “passion statement”
  • Oversees all activities of the program, including instruction, posting the final grades
  • Interacts with Technical Directors for feedback on individual technical performance of team members
  • Maintains open lines of communication throughout the project, with the Technical Director, so as to establish a good foundation for a successful project outcome
  • Develops the written and oral communication skills of the team members
  • Assigns the work assignments for the Program Teaching Assistants.
  • Recruits outside Consulting Electrical/Computer Professionals, if needed on a specific project problem

Welcome address at the 2019 ELECOMP Summit

Mailing Address

University of Rhode Island
Dept of Electrical, Computer & Biomedical Engineering
Room 292, Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering
2 East Alumni Avenue
Kingston, RI 02881-2019

Phone: 401-874-5859

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