Small Group Seminars

Students in the course select from among nine three-week mini seminars focused on various disiplines. Examples of seminar topics and projects include:

  • "Engineering and Drug Delivery." Students explore how medication is distributed through the body
  • "Better, Stronger, Faster: Engineering Athletics." Explores the engineering behind sneaker design
  • "Rise of the Machines: Programming Robots"


Further Examples of small group seminars include:

  • ChemE Car: Professor Tim Raymond - Department of Chemical Engineering
  • A CRASH Course in Civil Engineering: Professor Doug Gabauer - Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Entertainment Programming in 3-D Virtual Worlds: Professor L. Felipe Perrone - Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • HALT! Who goes there? Smart Systems Using Digital Logic: Professor Kundan Nepal - Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Flinging Things: Engineering a Throwing Machine: Professor Thomas Rich - Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Sustainable Energy: Professor Peter Stryker - Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Better, Stronger, Faster: Engineering Athletics: Professor Margot Vigeant - Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Drug and Drug Delivery: Professor Eric Kennedy - Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Bridges, Flows, Forces and Failures: Professor T. Michael Toole - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


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