More than 800 cadets presented the results of their year-long capstone and independent research projects at Projects Day 2009, the 20th anniversary of the United States Military Academy's annual showcase of presentations, poster sessions, theses defenses, performances and more that represent the best of cadet intellect, creativity, and tenacity. Projects ran the gamut from artificial intelligence, 3-D reconstructions, and genomics to U.S. foreign military relations, sovereignty in cyberspace, and Shakespeare. [View Photos]
“Our nation, as well as our Army, is expecting a lot from our graduates regarding the challenges we face," said BG Cindy Jebb '82, Dean of the Academic Board. “Projects Days is a chance to show how West Point is working on these challenges."
While cadets gained in-depth knowledge about their own specific subject areas, the hundreds of hours they spent working on their projects also provided them with valuable general lessons they can take into their careers as Army officers. Read more.