This is the core of the DIP. Each project group will be assigned a laboratory. DIP Projects for will be carried out during 12 August 2013 – 15 November 2013 for Semester 1 or 13 January 2014 – 18 April 2014 for Semester 2.
A timeslot of 1.30pm - 4.30pm on every Wednesday is allocated to DIP. The other 3 hours of DIP are flexible and can be determined by project supervisor after discussing with students
Students in each project group may be asked by their supervisors to form sub-groups to work on various aspects of a larger project. The sub-groups may be assigned complementary objectives, where their deliverables can be integrated to meet bigger objectives.
At the end of the projects, prototypes and reports are to be delivered. The students are also required to present their contributions orally to an audience of staff and students, usually in their respective laboratories. All the project groups are compulsory to participate in the project competition.