In Foundations of Multidisciplinary Design, students will be introduced to a human-centered design process and creative ways of thinking, which they will use to tackle a design challenge for a project partner. While working on teams with classmates from different engineering disciplines, students will understand the essential need behind the problem, prototype solutions, test their prototypes, and present a final solution to their project partner. In addition to project work, students will learn to collaborate among different working styles. They will build on their own skills from their discipline while gaining familiarity with skills practiced in other engineering disciplines. This 300-level course is considered a technical/general/engineering elective for most disciplines. A
Apply by Oct. 30 on the Whiting School's website. Applicants will find out whether they're in the course on Nov. 2.