Mark Bathe, Amitava Babi Mitra
Discover the Magic of Project-Based Engineering
Introduces students to hands-on, project-based learning in interdisciplinary engineering education via five <em>Threads </em>spanning Courses 1, 2, 3, 6, 10, 11, 16, 20, and 22: Advanced Materials Machines, Autonomous Machines, Digital Cities, Living Machines, and Renewable Energy Machines. Provides an overview of NEET (New Engineering Education Transformation), a three year program beginning sophomore year, which seeks to engage students in project-centric learning through making and discovering, as well as practicing distinct ways of thinking, including analytical, creative, critical, ethical and systems-level thinking. Each lecture will focus on one of the five threads, and will consist of a faculty-student-led presentation and a visit to the thread's active lab space to participate in a hands-on learning experience.