Please note: The capstone project is only accessible for ID-verified MicroMasters learners who successfully obtained verified certificate in all MicroMasters programme courses
In this capstone project, you will focus on designing a sustainable biobased process. The emphasis of the project is on conversion. You will design a process from biomass to a finished product and discuss your choices for a catalyst, reactor type, organism and feedstock. You should be able to discuss your choices in the broad picture of sustainability while emphasising the conversion aspects of the process.
The final product in this capstone project is a written report.
Complete your MicroMasters credential by signing up for a virtually-proctored exam. This 2 hour, multiple choice exam will test your knowledge on all topics discussed in the 3 MicroMasters programme courses.
Module 1: Preparation The first module will focus on preparing you for the final assignment. Provided are some recap questions and additional reading material that can help you on your way to writing a professional report. This module is open to all learners, including those only auditing the course.
Module 2: Capstone Project The second module will present to you the case you will be working on, as well as some additional guidelines. You will first submit an outline, then a draft report, and lastly a final report. This module is only open to learners who signed up for a verified certificate and completed the previous three courses with verified certificates.